William & Mary 78, Howard 69
Brandon Britt marked career highs with 13 free throws and 26
points as William & Mary topped Howard 78-69 in a nonconference
contest Thursday night.
Britt went to the foul line a career-high 15 times and is
averaging 8.1 free-throw attempts per game this year after going to
the line 3.6 times per contest last year. He’d made only 59.6
percent (28 of 47) of those foul shots entering Thursday.
The Tribe (5-3) shot 90.3 percent (28 of 31) from the foul line
Marcus Thornton and Tim Rusthoven added 13 points each and
Rustoven seven rebounds for William & Mary.
Calvin Thompson led Howard (2-8) with a season-high 24 points on
William & Mary led 38-30 at halftime. After Thompson’s
three-point play cut the deficit to 44-41 with 16:14 left, the
Tribe went on an 8-2 run, and Howard never pulled closer than six