Wmmary 36 39 75
Towson 36 35 71
Date of game: 3/9/2014

Recap: Towson vs. William & Mary

Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Marcus Thornton led all scorers with 21 points, as the William & Mary Tribe outlasted the Towson Tigers, 75-71, in the semifinal round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament at Baltimore Arena.

Brandon Britt shot 4-of-6 from 3-point range en route to 16 points for third- seeded William & Mary (20-11), which will play Delaware in the championship game on Monday. Kyle Gaillard and Tim Rusthoven scored 12 and 10 points, respectively.

For second-seeded Towson (23-10), Jerrell Benimon netted 18 points, Mike Burwell followed closely behind with 17 and Rafriel Guthrie poured in 13.

A tightly-contested first half ended in a 36-36 tie. Although William & Mary outshot Towson from the field, 50 percent to 40 percent, the Tigers attempted six more field goals and shot 8-of-12 at the line.

The Tribe never led by double digits in the second half, but they never trailed either. The Tigers got to within one point on a few occasions, including with 2:40 left on a Timajh Parker-Rivera free throw, but they would score just one more point down the stretch. William & Mary put the game on ice with a 2-of-2 trip to the stripe by Thornton with four seconds to go.

While both teams shot 50 percent from beyond the arc, William and Mary made 11 3-pointers to Towson's seven.

Game Notes

In the FCS Huddle: 2014 MEAC Preview

Over half of the FCS conferences have at least 10 teams - seven of the 13 - so navigating the schedule is an arduous process that demands talent, execution and luck for the championship team.

NASCAR News
Kyle Busch aiming for another trifecta at Bristol

In August 2010, Busch won the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck Series races at Bristol on the same week, becoming the first driver in NASCAR history to accomplish that feat. One year ago here, he took the checkered flag for the Nationwide and Truck events but finished 11th in the Sprint Cup race. He had to start from the rear of the field after he had wrecked in qualifying.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.