William & Mary defeats College of Charleston 74-63
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Marcus Thornton scored 26 points, making 10 of 17 field goal attempts, as William & Mary defeated College of Charleston 74-63 Monday night.
Brandon Britt added 15 for William & Mary (12-7, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association).
Charleston (11-11, 3-4) led 34-25 at the half and held a 42-33 advantage with 15:54 remaining in the game. Thornton hit a 3-pointer that started William & Mary on a 13-2 run to take a 46-44 lead. Thornton then made a layup, jump shot and a 3-pointer to push the lead to 55-49 with 6:47 left.
The Tribe made 53.8 percent of their 13 3-point attempts, hitting 27 of 49 field goal attempts. They also made 13 of 18 free throw attempts while Charleston was only 5 of 7.
Anthony Stitt, who was 5 of 6 from beyond the arc, led Charleston with 18 points and Anthony Thomas had 16.Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.