Delaware defeats William & Mary 71-62

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NEWARK, Del. (AP)—Alphonso Dawson scored 20 points and Delaware defeated William & Mary 71-62 on Saturday.

The Blue Hens (8-11, 2-5 Colonial Athletic Association) have won 11 straight games over the Tribe (6-11, 1-6) and 14 of their last 15 meetings.

Delaware never trailed after the opening five minutes, but the Tribe kept the game close much of the contest. William & Mary scored the first five points of the second half, tying the score at 31-31 on Danny Sumner’s 3-pointer with 17:43 remaining.

The Blue Hens led 55-51 with 4:58 left as they ran off eight straight points to put the game out of reach. Dawson scored six of those points as the Hens pushed their advantage to 63-51 with 2:29 remaining.

Jawan Carter scored 16 points and Marc Egerson had 12 for Delaware.

Quinn McDowell scored 15 points for the Tribe and Sumner and Chris Darnell added 10 apiece.

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 William & Mary
Quinn McDowell Quinn McDowell
5-6,  15 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists
Alphonso Dawson Alphonso Dawson
8-13,  20 Pts
9 Rebs, 2 Assists

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