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NCAA Game Summary - William & Mary at Western Illinois



(Saturday, January 4th)

Final Score: William & Mary 78, Western Illinois 67

Macomb, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Marcus Thornton scored 25 points to go along with six assists and six rebounds, leading the William & Mary Tribe in a 78-67 win over the Western Illinois Leathernecks at Western Hall.

Omar Prewitt scored 18 and grabbed eight rebounds to help W&M (8-5) win their fourth game in their last five contests. Julian Boatner and Kyle Gaillard both scored 10 for the Tribe.

The Leathernecks (6-9) were led by Garret Covington, who scored a game-high 26 points on 8-of-14 shooting from the field. Michael Ochereobia scored 12 points, going 5-of-5 on his field goal attempts, and had four assists. Tate Stensgaard had a team-high seven rebounds and five of the team's 13 turnovers. The Leathernecks have now lost three of their last four games.

The Tribe took a narrow 37-34 lead into the locker room, despite the Leathernecks shooting 56 percent from the field and 80 percent from behind the arc. The Tribe shot well themselves, hitting 52 percent of their shots from the field and 58.3 percent from the 3-point line. The Tribe ended the half on a 16-4 run over the final 4:37.

In the second half the Tribe broke the game open with a 12-3 run after taking a timeout with 15:53 remaining in the contest. The Leathernecks cut the lead to 61-59 on a pair of free-throws by Ochereobia with 4:29 remaining, but the Tribe ended the game on a 17-9 run.

Both teams made 24 field goals, with W&M taking just one more shot from the field. The Tribe won the battle in points off the bench, 22-16.

01/05 00:14:15 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 4
DUR 8
 
11:05am Today
CHR
DUR
 
7:00pm Tonight
MIA
CHA
Final
PIT 1
CIN 4
Final
CLE 2
KAN 8
Final
WAS 2
ANA 7
Final
TOR 9
BAL 3
Final
DET 8
CWS 6
Final
ATL 0
MIA 1
Final
TAM 7
MIN 3
Final
BOS 3
NYY 9
Final
NYM 0
STL 3
Final
CHC 9
ARI 2
Final
MIL 1
SDP 2
Final
COL 2
SFG 1
Final
OAK 4
TEX 5
Final
SEA 2
HOU 5
Final
LOS 2
PHI 3
12:10pm Today
ATL
MIA
 
2:20pm Today
CHC
ARI
 
3:10pm Today
COL
SFG
 
3:35pm Today
OAK
TEX
 
3:40pm Today
SEA
HOU
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
KAN
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
ANA
 
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
BAL
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
MIN
 
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
STL
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
SDP
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
 
Final
IND 101
ATL 85
Final
TOR 100
BRK 95
Final
CHI 99
WAS 101
7:00pm Tonight
MIA
CHA
8:00pm Tonight
SAN
DAL
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
POR
Final
MON 4
TAM 3
Final
DET 0
BOS 3
Final
PHI 1
NYR 4
Final
LOS 3
SJS 4
7:00pm Tonight
CLB
PIT
8:00pm Tonight
DAL
ANA
9:30pm Tonight
CHI
STL
Final
CHR 4
DUR 8
 
11:05am Today
CHR
DUR