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William & Mary advances to CAA final after beating Hofstra, 92-91, in double overtime

William & Mary advances to CAA final after beating Hofstra, 92-91, in double overtime

Marcus Thornton’s record-setting 37-point performance was anything but a decoy, but after he and William & Mary teammate Omar Prewitt dominated for nearly 50 minutes, Thornton’s countless drives and pull-up jumpers set up the perfect look for the game’s final shot. A triple-teamed Thornton feigned a contested jumper, dished to an open Daniel Dixon in the corner, and looked on as Dixon's resulting 3-pointer with half-a-second remaining in the second overtime period gave top-seeded William & Mary a 92-91 win over fifth-seeded Hofstra in a thrilling start to Sunday’s CAA semifinal doubleheader before an announced crowd of 3,703 at Royal Farms Arena. ...

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