William & Mary vs Liberty

William &, Mary 71, Liberty 59

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Brandon Britt scored 21 points and William & Mary overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to topple Liberty 71-59 Saturday in a nonconference affair.

Liberty (0-2) led 38-23 at the half, closing out the frame on an 8-0 run capped by a last-second jumper from Davon Marshall.

The Tribe (2-0) blitzed out of the break with a 12-1 scoring run bolstered by six points from Britt and a 3-pointer from Tim Rusthoven.

William & Mary took a 43-41 lead with 12:13 to play on a 3-pointer by Britt, marking its first lead since midway through the first half.

The Flames trailed 59-56 with 2:40 left, but Britt scored six consecutive points to put the Tribe up nine with 1:32 left.

Britt was 6 of 8 from the field and 8 of 13 on free throws.

Tavares Speaks led Liberty with 15 points on 6-of-13 shooting.

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Scoreboard
William & Mary (2-0) «234871
Liberty (0-2)382159

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William & Mary Tribe
K. Gaillard, F322-44-64008
T. Rusthoven, F214-85-740415
M. Rum, G350-50-05210
M. Thornton, G293-85-543411
B. Britt, G276-88-1333121
T. Tarpey265-83-581314
F. Heldring181-10-02222
T. Schalk90-10-00000
J. Boatner30-10-01000
Totals 21-4425-3633111571
 47.7%69.4% 
Liberty Flames
S. Ogukwe, F141-10-03032
D. Marshall, G345-110-023212
J. Sanders, G313-90-14427
T. Speaks, G306-133-440315
J. Jourdan, G212-50-02034
J. Coronado211-20-06222
A. Smith161-51-28333
C. Roberts153-43-621511
C. Donley121-70-01023
K. Assinesi60-00-00010
L. Taylor00-10-00000
Totals 23-587-1334132659
 39.7%53.8% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Towson0-010-130
Charleston0-07-2168
Hofstra0-06-3114
Will. & Mary0-06-3115
Elon0-06-4125
Northeastern0-06-4138
Drexel0-05-5177
Delaware0-04-6274
UNC-Wilm.0-02-5260
J. Madison0-03-8344

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Liberty0-07-3190
UNC-Ash.0-06-4151
Char. So.0-04-3222
Radford0-05-4140
Winthrop0-05-4195
Presbyterian0-05-5259
Campbell0-04-5321
High Point0-04-5294
Longwood0-03-6351
Gardner-Webb0-03-8289
 
Other games
BUF 68 Final
FSU 95
NDST 61 Final
IND 87
MONM 57 Final
ND 84
NFLA 66 Final
MEMP 81
IUPU 54 Final
MICH 91
NAU 54 Final
UNLV 92
WVU 50 Final
GONZ 84