Recap - William & Mary Defeats Western Illinois 78-67
|Recap - William & Mary Defeats Western Illinois 78-67|
Marcus Thornton scored 25 points for William & Mary on Saturday, leading them to a 78-67 victory over Western Illinois at Western Hall.
William & Mary was an underdog by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
William & Mary got 18 points from Omar Prewitt and another 10 points from Julian Boatner. Marcus Thornton contributed 6 assists, while Omar Prewitt cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Western Illinois got 26 points from Garret Covington in a losing cause and another 12 points from Michael Ochereobia. Michael Ochereobia contributed 4 assists for them, while Tate Stensgaard had 7 rebounds.
William & Mary led at halftime, 37-34.
William & Mary had a 29-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.