WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Marcus Thornton scored 24 points on 7-of-11 shooting to help William & Mary beat Hampton 69-51 Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
Thornton hit six 3-pointers and added four rebounds to go along with two blocks. He helped the Tribe take a 29-22 lead into halftime.
Hampton struggled shooting the ball, hitting 31.7 percent for the game and connecting on only 2 of 16 shots from behind the arc.
The Tribe got contributions from several players as they extended the lead in the second half.
William & Mary shared the ball, recording 20 assist on 20 made field goals.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|