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William & Mary escapes from James Madison 81-79
WILLIAM & MARY 81, JMU 79
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) -- Marcus Thornton scored 26 Sunday as
William & Mary escaped a wild finish at James Madison 81-79.
Omar Prewitt's free throws put the Tribe up 81-77 with 7 seconds
left, and then Thornton fouled Ron Curry 4 seconds later on a
3-point attempt for JMU.
Curry made the first two and missed the third on purpose. Andrey
Semenov grabbed the rebound and got a shot off at the buzzer,
but it fell short and the Tribe hung on for the win.
Semenov closed the Dukes within two on a 3-pointer with 10
seconds to go after the Tribe had a 73-67 lead with 1:48 to
Tim Rusthoven added 16 points, Brandon Britt had 11 and Prewitt
scored 10 for the Tribe (13-8, 5-3 Colonial Athletic
Semenov had 23 points for JMU (8-14, 3-5). Andre Nation added 18
points, Charles Cooke scored 15 and Curry had 11.
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