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Justin Wright-Foreman’s 35 points spark Hofstra past William & Mary

Justin Wright-Foreman #3 of Hofstra University makes a

Justin Wright-Foreman #3 of Hofstra University makes a pass during an NCAA men's basketball game against Drexel at Mack Sports Complex in Hempstead, NY on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. Credit: James Escher

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Justin Wright-Foreman scored a career-high 35 points, hitting seven three-pointers, and Hofstra used a game-ending 15-0 run to beat William & Mary, 96-82, Thursday night.

Hofstra (14-16, 6-11 Colonial Athletic Association) ended the Tribe’s home winning streak at 12 games, which is the fifth-longest in William & Mary history.

Jack Whitman made a pair of foul shots to give William & Mary (15-13, 9-8) an 82-81 lead with 3:57 to play, but the Tribe never scored again. Wright-Foreman had a three-point play and layup, and Deron Powers added a layup with a minute left to give Hofstra an 89-82 lead.

Powers had 19 points, Eli Pemberton added 16 points and Rokas Gustys grabbed 15 rebounds for Hofstra. 

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