LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Brandon Britt scored 21 points and William & Mary overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to topple Liberty 71-59 Saturday in a nonconference affair.
Liberty (0-2) led 38-23 at the half, closing out the frame on an 8-0 run capped by a last-second jumper from Davon Marshall.
The Tribe (2-0) blitzed out of the break with a 12-1 scoring run bolstered by six points from Britt and a 3-pointer from Tim Rusthoven.
William & Mary took a 43-41 lead with 12:13 to play on a 3-pointer by Britt, marking its first lead since midway through the first half.
The Flames trailed 59-56 with 2:40 left, but Britt scored six consecutive points to put the Tribe up nine with 1:32 left.
Britt was 6 of 8 from the field and 8 of 13 on free throws.
Tavares Speaks led Liberty with 15 points on 6-of-13 shooting.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.