Knight scores 33 as William & Mary halts Delaware win streak
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Nathan Knight powered William & Mary with his NCAA-leading 21st double-double, scoring 33 points and grabbing 12 rebounds as the Tribe rallied after halftime to topple Delaware 81-77 on Saturday.
The Blue Hens, had entered on a seven(equals)game win streak, longest current streak in the Colonial Athletic Association, and were up by seven at the half. William & Mary (18-10, 10-5) opened the second half on a 15-2 run for a 51-45 lead.
.The Blue Hens (19-7, 9-4) grabbed it back with a 14-2 run before William & Mary asserted control late.
Delaware's Ryan Allen scored on a 3-pointer, cuttiing the gap to four, stole the ball from Knight but missed from 3-point range and fouled, sending the Tribe's Quinn Blair to the line with 29 seconds left.
The Tribe improve to 2-0 against Delaware this season. William & Mary defeated Delaware 77-68 on Jan. 16.
William & Mary plays Towson on the road on Thursday. Delaware faces Northeastern at home on Thursday.
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Updated February 15, 2020