Marcus Thornton sank a 3-pointer with less than a second remaining in the first overtime for W&M (7-7, 1-2), but Towson controlled the second OT. Kyle Gaillard had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Tribe.
N.C. Wesleyan 112, CNU 109, 2 OTs
Brandon Givens scored a school-record 50 points as host N.C. Wesleyan upended Christopher Newport, ranked No. 13 nationally by d3hoops.com, in double overtime. The Bishops rallied from an 80-64 deficit, snapped a five-game skid and ended the Captains' 18-game winning streak against USA South opposition.
Post player Nik Biberaj led CNU (11-2, 4-1 USA South) with a career-high 26 points despite suffering from the
CNU led 91-88 before NCWC's Julian Martin banked in a 3-pointer at the regulation buzzer to extend the game.
Givens, a senior in his first year with N.C. Wesleyan, scored 38 points after halftime.
"That was an amazing college basketball game," CNU coach John Krikorian said. "Our guys are really hurting right now, but this is the kind of game you learn a lot from. We will get better in the future because of this."
Treveon Graham had 24 points as VCU (13-3), just into the coaches poll at No. 24, won the first
A 7-0 run gave the Rams a 56-48 lead over the Flyers (10-5), who never caught up.
In another Atlantic 10 opener, Darien Brothers had 15 points and a clinching offensive rebound of a free throw as Richmond (11-5) won over Rhode Island (5-9) at Robins Center.
The Spiders are expected to play another four weeks without post player
CAA men (except W&M-Towson):
A.J. Davis had 16 points and 10 rebounds as host
The Dukes fell behind 8-0, then dominated despite Keith Rendleman’s 17 points for the Seahawks (5-10, 0-3). ...
Big South men:
Former Norfolk Academy player D.J. Covington had 18 points and Stan Okoye 20 as VMI (7-7, 2-0) beat visiting Liberty 82-69. Davon
Blake Smith had 15 points and six rebounds as Radford (7-9, 1-1) beat visiting High Point (6-8, 1-1) 59-54.
Allan Chaney, a Virginia Tech transfer who has returned to action with a defibrillator, helped High Point with 13 points. ...
Campbell (7-9, 2-0) won 83-73 at Longwood (3-13, 0-2) as the Camels’ Trey Freeman of Virginia Beach scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half.
Host Memphis shredded
Robert Sampson, U.Va. great Ralph Sampson's son, had 10 points and nine rebounds for ECU. ...
Mike Fitzgerald scored 30 points as
Fitzgerald was 9-of-10 from the field and 8-of-8 on free throws. That helped the Falcons overcome a 1-of-8, three-point night by their leading scorer for the season,
Kendra Stone had 13 points and seven rebounds as Christopher Newport (12-0, 5-0 USA South), which moved up two spots to No. 23 in this week’s d3hoops.com poll, breezed past winless Mary Baldwin 60-24 in Staunton.
It was the 650th win in CNU women's basketball history.
Eleven Captains scored, and reserves gained plenty of playing time. Sheridan Lawrence scored nine for the Squirrels (0-12, 0-5). ...
Bridgewater (5-5, 3-1