Egerson, Dawson each score 15 in 58-51 Delaware win
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP)—Marc Egerson and Alphonso Dawson each scored 15 points as Delaware beat William & Mary 58-51 Wednesday night.
Delaware (5-7, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) was able to hold William & Mary to just 4-of-19 from 3-point range. The Tribe entered the game leading the CAA with 7.7 3-pointers per contest.
Peter Stein had 23 points for William & Mary (4-8, 0-2), which lost its 10th straight. Nathan Mann added 12.
Stein scored seven as the Tribe jumped ahead 10-2. William & Mary extended its lead to 22-15 with 5:55 remaining before Delaware tied it with 2:44 left to play in the half. Dawson’s bucket gave the Blue Hens their first lead of the game as Delaware took a 24-23 lead at the half.
Delaware led by as many as 11 in the second half before the Tribe pulled to within 46-42 with 4:07 remaining. Mann’s 3-pointer cut Delaware’s lead to 52-49 with 1:18 left, but Mann then missed a jumper and then later William & Mary turned it over as Delaware hit free throws to seal the win.