Grad transfers Keeling, Pierce bolster UNC’s scoring punch
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling and Justin Pierce know they can’t take long to adapt to new roles as graduate transfers at North Carolina.
Horton lifts Delaware past William & Mary 85-79
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ithiel Horton had 26 points as Delaware topped William & Mary 85-79 in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament quarterfinals on Sunday.
Delaware, William & Mary meet in CAA quarters
No. 5 seed Delaware (16-15, 8-10) vs. No. 4 seed William & Mary (14-16, 10-8)
Colonial Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina; Sunday,...
Knight leads William & Mary over James Madison 70-66
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Nathan Knight had 29 points as William & Mary narrowly defeated James Madison 70-66 on Saturday.
Matt Milon had 18 points for William & Mary (14-16, 10-8 Colonial...
William & Mary looks to extend streak vs JMU
William & Mary (13-16, 9-8) vs. James Madison (13-17, 6-11)
JMU Convocation Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Nathan Knight split a pair of free throws and then blocked a shot on the other end in the waning seconds to secure William & Mary's 67-65 victory over Towson on Thursday...
Pierce carries William & Mary over UNC Wilmington 71-63
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Pierce had 14 points, nine rebounds and six assists as William & Mary got past UNC Wilmington 71-63 on Saturday.
William & Mary tops College of Charleston 86-84 in OT
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Nathan Knight had 30 points as William & Mary edged College of Charleston 86-84 in overtime on Thursday night.
Matt Milon had 27 points and six rebounds for William...
Knight dominates in William & Mary’s win over Elon
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Nathan Knight scored a career-high 35 points to go with 13 rebounds and four blocked shots and William & Mary defeated Elon 84-74 on Saturday night.
Knight made 13 of 20 from the field and 9 of 11 foul shots. Matt Milon added 19 points and Justin Pierce scored 18 with 12 boards for the Tribe (10-16, 6-8 Colonial Athletic Association).
Wright-Foreman leads Hofstra past William & Mary 93-87
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had a career-high 48 points as Hofstra stretched its home win streak to 14 games, beating William & Mary 93-87 on Saturday.
Wright-Foreman made 9 of 11 foul shots.
Desure Buie had 16 points and six assists for Hofstra (21-4, 11-1 Colonial Athletic Conference). Eli Pemberton added 12 points. Jacquil Taylor had 11 points and 15 rebounds for the home team.
Northeastern leads throughout in win over William & Mary
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 19 points and Northeastern led throughout in beating William & Mary 72-60 on Thursday night.
William & Mary dumps Delaware 84-63 behind Audige, Knight
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Chase Audige scored 17 points with 10 rebounds and Nathan Knight scored 17 and barely missed a double-double as William & Mary broke it open after halftime beating Delaware 84-63 on Saturday.
Knight grabbed nine rebounds and Justin Pierce and Matt Milon each scored 13.
William & Mary stage 2nd half comeback to beat Drexel, 75-69
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Chase Audige scored 17 points and William & Mary stormed back from an eight-point halftime deficit to knock off Drexel, 75-69, snapping a five-game Colonial Athletic Association losing streak Thursday night.
The Tribe knocked off Drexel 84-66 in Philadelphia, but dropped games to Hofstra, Northeastern, Elon, North Carolina Wilmington and Charleston.
Hofstra wins 11th straight with 3OT win over William & Mary
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had 37 points and seven rebounds to help Hofstra win its 11th straight game with a 93-90 triple-overtime victory over William & Mary on Thursday night.
Jalen Ray was 5 of 10 from 3-point range with 19 points and Eli Pemberton scored 14 for the Pride (14-3, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association).
Bryant sparks Delaware to 58-56 win over William & Mary
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Darian Bryant scored seven of his 11 points in the final 5:40 of the game and Delaware ended a six-game losing streak to William & Mary with a 58-56 victory on Thursday night.
William & Mary goes to 2-0 in CAA with 71-61 win over Towson
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Matt Milon made four 3-pointers and scored 19 points and William and Mary defeated Towson 71-61 on Sunday.
Justin Pierce added 18 points and a team-high six rebounds and Nathan Knight and Chase Audige scored 13 each for the Tribe (6-8, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association), who converted 15 Towson turnovers into 22 points and made 11 of 28 from the arc to just 2 of 14 for the Tigers (5-9, 1-1).
Pierces leads W&M past James Madison 79-74 in CAA opener
WILLAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Pierce had 20 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and two steals and William & Mary held off James Madison 79-74 in the Colonial Athletic Conference opener on Friday night.
The Tribe (5-8) made 5 of its last 7 shots while the Dukes (7-7) missed their last nine.
Knight pads stats leading William & Mary past William Peace
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Nathan Knight scored 26 points in 26 minutes, Justin Pierce added 22 points and William & Mary beat Division III-member William Peace 106-89 on Sunday.
Knight made 6 of 9 shots, 14 of 19 from the free-throw line, and had a career-high tying 14 rebounds and blocked six shots. The Tribe (4-7) finished 36 of 66 (54.5 percent) shooting and outscored the Pacers 56-26 on the inside. Matt Milon added 11 points and 13 Tribe players scored.
Audige sparks William & Mary’s comeback win over Saint Joe’s
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Chase Audige scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half and Nathan Knight made a game-winning shot with 1.7 seconds left to help William & Mary rally for an 87-85 victory over Saint Joseph's on Saturday.
Knight got a pass at the edge of the paint, took two dribbles and banked in a left-handed hook shot. Saint Joseph's had a shot at the buzzer, but the half-court heave didn't hit the rim.
William & Mary spoils Smith’s debut at High Point, 79-69
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Matt Milon hit a 3-pointer and knocked down a pair of free throws in the final minute as William & Mary held off High Point to win its season opener, 79-69 Wednesday night, spoiling the debut of Panthers alum Tubby Smith as the team's coach.
Smith, who played at High Point from 1969-73 and is already a member of the High Point Athletics Hall of Fame and three-time National Coach of the Year, spent the last two seasons as the coach of Memphis.
Cohn’s 30 PTS leads William & Mary past Charleston in OT
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — David Cohn scored a career-high 30 points on 9-of-12 shooting and led five players in double figures as William & Mary downed Charleston 114-104 in overtime on Saturday.
William & Mary (18-11, 11-7 Colonial Athletic) took the lead for good with a 7-0 run in three straight possessions over a 75-second span for a 104-99 advantage with 1:59 left in overtime.
Pierce leads Tribe to 96-83 comeback victory over Seahawks
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Pierce scored 22 and shot 5 of 7 from beyond the 3-point arc as William & Mary took down UNC Wilmington 96-83 on Thursday night.
Connor Burchfield added 20 points and Nathan Knight had 14 for the Tribe (17-11, 10-7 Colonial Athletic Association), who connected on 88.5 percent of their free throws.
The Seahawks (9-20, 6-11) controlled things early, riding a 9-0 run late in the first half to a 47-38 lead at the break.
Gustys, Pemberton spur Hofstra past William & Mary 90-84
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Rokas Gustys piled up 22 points and 21 rebounds and Eli Pemberton scored 26 to propel Hofstra to a 90-84 victory over William & Mary on Thursday night.
William & Mary downs Delaware 83-66 as Pierce scores 33
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Pierce scored a career-high 33 points on 10-of-15 shooting and William & Mary broke away from Delaware in the second half for an 83-66 victory on Saturday.
Pierce's previous career high was 30 set against Elon on Feb. 1. Against the Blue Hens, he was 3 of 5 from beyond the 3-point arc and missed just 1 of 11 free throws. Nathan Knight added a double-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots and Matt Milon scored 13.
Pierce leads hot-shooting William & Mary past Elon 99-92
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Pierce scored five of his 30 points in the final 90 seconds as William & Mary, after losing a big, second-half lead, held off Elon 99-92 Thursday night to retain a hold on first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.
Charleston also won Thursday, moving into a tie for first in the CAA and plays William & Mary February 8.
William & Mary hangs on to beat UNC Wilmington 84-81
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Justin Pierce and Connor Burchfield scored 23 points apiece and William & Mary hung on in the face of a second-half rally to beat UNC Wilmington 84-81 on Saturday night.
David Cohn added 13 points with nine assists and Nathan Knight had 11 points for the Tribe (14-7, 7-3 Colonial Athletic Association). Pierce led the team with nine rebounds.
Martin scores 35 to lead Tigers over Tribe in overtime
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Zane Martin scored a career-high 35 points, and Brian Starr added 17 points as Towson beat William & Mary 96-82 in overtime Thursday night.
The Tigers (15-7, 5-4 Colonial Athletic Association) outscored the Tribe (13-7, 6-3) 17-3 in overtime and held them to 0-4 shooting. Martin shot 4 of 5 in OT and scored 10 of his 35 points.
Justin Pierce scored a career-high 27 points with 14 rebounds for the Tribe, and David Cohn added 17 points.
Northeastern shoots 71 percent, wins 90-70, creates CAA tie
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Vasa Pusica made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points with nine assists and Northeastern shot 71 percent to defeat William & Mary 90-70 on Thursday night to create a three-way tie for first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.
The Huskies (12-7, 5-2) and the Tribe (12-6, 5-2) are tied with Hofstra.
Northeastern made 35 of 49 shots, including 12 of 19 from the arc (63 percent) while only making 8 of 13 free throws for 61.5 percent.
Knight, Cohn help William & Mary beat James Madison in OT
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Nathan Knight and David Cohn scored 21 points apiece, and combined to make 20-of-20 free throws to help William & Mary overcome a 20-point deficit to beat James Madison 89-82 in overtime Thursday night.
Knight, Milon lead William & Mary to 90-65 win over Delaware
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Nathan Knight had his third consecutive double-double and Matt Milon scored 22 points, including a career-high tying six 3-pointers, to help William & Mary cruise to a 90-65 win over Delaware on Friday night.
Knight made 10 of 11 from the field, scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Milon was 8-of-10 shooting. David Cohn scored 13 points and Justin Pierce finished with 11 points and nine rebounds for William & Mary (10-4, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association).
William & Mary dominates Milligan in 126-69 win
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Nathan Knight scored 21 points, Justin Pierce added 20 points to go with 10 rebounds and William & Mary set a school record for most points in a single game with a 126-69 win over NAIA Milligan College on Sunday.
William & Mary (7-3) had six players in double figures and never trailed, shooting 65 percent from the field (43 of 66) and controlled the glass 42-26.
Burchfield hits 10 3s, William & Mary beats Marshall 114-104
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Connor Burchfield scored 30 points on a program-record 10 3-pointers, Nathan Knight had 31 points and 12 rebounds, and William & Mary beat Marshall 114-104 on Wednesday night.
Burchfield was 10 of 12 from distance as the Tribe made 18 of 28 (64 percent) in the highest scoring game at Kaplan Arena.
Tot hits from midcourt to give William & Mary 79-77 win
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Oliver Tot took his only shot of the night, a 3-pointer launched from midcourt as time ran out, to give William & Mary a 79-77 win over Old Dominion on Saturday night.
Randy Haynes had just grabbed a rebound and put it back to give Old Dominion a 77-76 lead with two seconds remaining. Tot, who had all zeros in the box score for over 39 minutes, launched the game winner as time expired. William & Mary (3-2) has won three of its last four games.
Milon scores 17, Tribe has 20 3s, William & Mary wins 103-54
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Matt Milon led the way with 17 points on five 3-pointers, David Cohn had 11 assists, six players reached double figures and 13 saw floor time as William & Mary danced past Division III Shenandoah 103-54 Tuesday night.
William & Mary holds off Hampton from the line, 83-76
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — David Cohn gave William & Mary the lead with a layup with just under three minutes to play and the Tribe held off Hampton from the free-throw line to secure an 83-76 victory in their home opener Wednesday night.
Nathan Knight knocked down four free throws in the last two minutes and Matt Milon and Justin Pierce each hit a pair.
William & Mary beats NAIA-member Milligan 113-59
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Greg Malinowski, Connor Burchfield and Daniel Dixon each scored 20 points and William & Mary beat NAIA-member Milligan 113-59 on Friday night.
Paul Rowley had 14 points and 13 rebounds and Nathan Knight had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Tribe (4-4), who led 68-23 at halftime. Justin Pierce added 10 points.
Pierce leads William & Mary past Div-III Bridgewater, 96-44
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Pierce scored 17 points in his collegiate debut and led five William & Mary scorers in double figures as the Tribe beat Division III Bridgewater 96-44 for the 13th straight time in the season opener Saturday.
David Cohn converted a layup three minutes in to give the Tribe the lead and the team was off to the races, building a 55-22 advantage by halftime.