UNC-Wilmington vs William & Mary

William &, Mary 92, N.C.-Wilmington 86

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Marcus Thornton scored 25 points and William & Mary withstood a UNC Wilmington rally for a 92-86 victory Wednesday night.

The Tribe (10-14, 4-9 Colonial Athletic Association), which led 51-35 at halftime, extended its lead to 68-46 early in the second half. But UNC Wilmington (9-16, 4-9) rallied behind Keith Rendleman, who recorded a double-double with 24 points and 13 rebounds.

He got help from Chris Dixon (19 points), Craig Ponder (16) and Tanner Milson (13), each going 3 for 6 on 3-pointers. But Thornton, too, had scoring help from Brandon Britt (22 points), Tim Rusthoven (13) and Kyle Gaillard (10). William & Mary, however, only led 81-75 with 2:26 left.

When Dixon made a layup and a trey, it trimmed the Tribe's lead to 83-80 with 1:40 left. But Thornton hit a drive, then 7 of 8 free throws in the last 0:46 to clinch it.

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Scoreboard
NC-Wilmington (9-16)355186
William & Mary (10-14) «514192

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UNC-Wilmington Seahawks
K. Rendleman, F4010-144-9131224
C. Williams, F202-60-02244
C. Dixon, G388-170-366019
C. Ponder, G253-97-841216
F. Jackson, G162-50-01024
L. Hager232-60-03224
T. Milson225-100-102413
S. Reybold150-12-42152
D. Sherwood10-00-00000
Totals 32-6813-2532152186
 47.1%52% 
William & Mary Tribe
K. Gaillard, F364-60-083210
T. Rusthoven, F204-65-521513
M. Thornton, G366-159-1055225
B. Britt, G308-103-536122
M. Rum, G262-32-27318
F. Heldring151-12-21034
J. Boatner142-23-32008
T. Tarpey141-30-05302
S. Sheldon50-00-00110
T. Schalk40-00-00020
Totals 28-4624-2733221792
 60.9%88.9% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
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