WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Quinn McDowell scored 24 points to lead William & Mary over Howard 76-62 on Wednesday night.
The Tribe (3-4) shot 51 percent from the field (26 of 51) while holding the Bison (2-6) to 33.3 percent shooting (21 of 63). William & Mary had held its four previous opponents to an average of 37.6 percent shooting.
William & Mary led 21-20 with 6:09 left in the first half and outscored the Bison 14-2 until the break. McDowell, who had seven points during the run, hit two free throws with 32 seconds left in the first half to give the Tribe a 35-22 halftime lead.
The Bison shot just 7 of 29 from the field in the first half (24.1 percent).