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William & Mary Outlasts Howard in OT

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by Perry Green
AFRO Sports Editor

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Freshman guard Omar Prewitt scored a team-high 24 points as William & Mary edged Howard University in overtime, 84-79 on Nov. 30 at Burr Gymnasium in Washington, D.C.

It was a close score game from start to finish as William & Mary led by just one point at halftime. The score was tied at 71 at the end of regulation, but William and Mary outlasted Howard in overtime, 13-8.

Prewitt led five double-digit scorers for William & Mary; senior forward Kyle Gaillard scored 16 points, senior forward Tim Rusthoven scored 15 points, junior guard Marcus Thorton scored 14 points and senior guard Julian Boatner added 13 points.

Howard junior forward Prince Okoroh scored a game-high 40 points. Freshman guard James Daniels followed with 22 points.

William & Mary improved to 4-3 while Howard dropped to 2-7. Howard will take on Morgan State University (1-7) on Dec. 7 in Baltimore, Md.