William &, Mary 56, Gardner-Webb 55
Matt Rum knocked down a 3-pointer in the final minutes to lift William & Mary over Gardner-Webb 56-55 on Friday night in the subregional round of the Legends Classic.
The Tribe (1-3) trailed 55-53 after a layup from Julian Boatner with 2:37 left to play pulled William & Mary to within two points.
After a turnover by Gardner-Webb forward Stefon Johnson, Rum nailed a shot from behind the arc to give the Tribe a 1-point lead, 56-55, with 1:39 remaining.
The Runnin' Bulldogs (3-3) would then miss four straight field goal attempts to help William & Mary seal the victory.
Luke Davis led Gardner-Webb with 15 points.
In a game that yielded seven ties and 15 lead changes, neither team led by more than six points.
William & Mary shot 10 for 17 from the floor (58.8 percent) in the second half. Quinn McDowell scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to earn his second career double-double.