Nwilmingtn 35 51 86
Wmmary 51 41 92
Date of game: 2/13/2013

Recap: William & Mary vs. UNC-Wilmington

Williamsburg, VA (Sports Network) - Marcus Thornton pumped in a game-high 25 points as the William & Mary Tribe defeated the UNC Wilmington Seahawks, 92-86, in Colonial Athletic Association action at Kaplan Arena.

Brandon Britt contributed 22 points and six assists for the Tribe (10-14, 4-9 CAA). Kyle Gaillard was two rebounds shy of a double-double after adding 10 points. Tim Rusthoven tallied 13 points as William & Mary snapped a two-game losing streak.

For the Seahawks (9-16, 4-9), Keith Rendleman recorded a double-double with a team-high 24 points and a game-high 13 rebounds. Chris Dixon contributed 19 points, six boards, and six assists. Craig Ponder added 16 points and Tanner Milson chipped in 13 points as UNCW lost for the fifth time in its last six games.

William & Mary knocked down 55.6 percent from the floor including 8-of-14 beyond the arc before the break. It also held UNCW to a mere 4-of-11 from long-range during that span to take a 51-35 advantage into the halftime break.

After the intermission, UNCW made 20-of-39 from the floor, but the Tribe continued their impressive shooting making 13-of-19 from the floor including 4-of-7 beyond the arc to survive the rally and collect the six-point victory.

William & Mary connected on 60.9 percent of its attempts from the floor, 12- of-21 beyond the arc, and 24-of-27 from the foul line on the night.

Game Notes

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Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

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Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

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