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William & Mary rolls to 103-59 win over Jamaican U-21 Team

The William & Mary men’s basketball team raced out to a 16-0 lead and never looked back in a 103-59 victory over the Jamaican Under-21 National Team in the program’s 2017 international trip opener.

william & maryIn total, the Tribe hit eight of its first nine shots and shot 68.2 percent in the first 10 minutes in jumping out to as much as 25-point advantage in the initial frame on the way to the 44-point margin.

Sophomore Matt Milon and freshman Jihar Williams, both making their Tribe debuts, topped six Green and Gold players in doubles figures. Milon scored a game-high 22 points in 22 minutes, including 11 of the team’s first 16 points. He was 7-of-14 from the floor and 4-of-7 from 3-point range.

Williams tallied 16 points on 6-of-10 from the floor and 4-of-7 from long distance as well.

Seniors Jamison Glover and Connor Burchfield added 14 and 13 points, respectively.

The Tribe squares off with the Jamaican Select Team on Tuesdaynight at 6 p.m. local time (7 p.m. ET). The Select Team is made up of Jamaican players who have or are currently playing professionally, including a number of players from European clubs.

All three Tribe games of the 2017 Yard & Aboard Basketball Jam sponsored by the Jamaica Basketball Association and Staple Youth Organization will be played at GC Foster Sports College in Spanish Town.

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