Odu 31 31 62
Wmmary 32 39 71
Date of game: 12/1/2012

Recap: William & Mary vs. Old Dominion

Williamsburg, VA (Sports Network) - Marcus Thornton scored 23 points to lead the William & Mary Tribe to a 71-62 victory over the Old Dominion Monarchs in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both sides at Kaplan Arena.

Thornton connected on 5-of-9 three-point attempts and dished off four assists in the win. Brandon Britt and Tim Rusthoven each added 15 points for the Tribe (4-3, 1-0 CAA), which snapped a three-game losing streak with the win. Terry Tarpey shot 4-of-5 from the field for nine points in 18 minutes off the bench.

The Monarchs (1-6, 0-1) got a career-high 17 points from freshman Keenan Palmore, who also finished with six rebounds and five assists. Nick Wright contributed 12 points while leading scorer Dimitri Batten managed just nine.

The Tribe knocked down five three-pointers in the first half to take a 32-31 lead into the intermission. Both Thornton and Rusthoven reached double figures, combining for 23 points on 9-of-16 shooting from the floor in the opening 20 minutes.

ODU kept it close for the first few minutes of the second half but with the score knotted at 40 with 15:29 remaining, William & Mary went on a 12-2 run with baskets by five different players. The Tribe knocked down its free throw attempts late in the contest to hold on for the win.

Despite the loss, the Monarchs' bench outscored the Tribe's reserves, 19-10.

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