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Marshall fell 114-104 at William & Mary on Wednesday night.

 

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — William & Mary outgunned Marshall 114-104 in a game that featured 30 3-pointers on Wednesday night.

Connor Burchfield scored 30 points on 10-of-12 shooting from 3 for the Tribe (4-2), which sank 18-of-28 overall.

Jon Elmore finished one assist shy of a triple-double for Marshall (4-3), producing 32 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists. He was 13-of-14 from the free-throw line.

William & Mary trailed 77-69 before Burchfield hit three consecutive 3s to regain the lead for good.

“Winning is a razor’s edge,” Herd coach Dan D’Antoni said. “You cannot take your eye off this team and relax, because they can shoot the ball. We gave Burchfield three 3-pointers. Our defenders have to learn to get on players.”

Marshall guard C.J. Burks tied a career-high with 27 points, while freshman guard Jarrod West added 22 points by going 6-of-8 from 3-point range.

William & Mary also got huge outputs from Nathan Knight with 31 points and 12 rebounds and David Cohn (20 points and 13 assists). The Tribe shot 60 percent from the floor, while Marshall made 52 percent.

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