Dixon’s 3-pointer lifts William & Mary past High Point in OT

WILLIMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Daniel Dixon scored the final six William & Mary points in overtime, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with four seconds left, and the Tribe beat High Point 78-75 Monday night.

Dixon started overtime with a 3-pointer as William & Mary never trailed in the extra period. He broke a tie at 73 with a layup and a 75-all tie with his 3.

Lorenzo Cugini hit a 3-pointer to break a 60-all tie with 2:01 left in regulation. William & Mary made 4 of 4 free throws on its next two possessions for a one-point lead.

Adam Weary’s layup gave High Point a 65-64 lead and, after Dixon nailed a 3-pointer with 6.8 seconds left, Haiishen McIntyre hit a runner to tie it at 67. Omar Prewitt’s half-court heave hit off the rim at the buzzer.

Dixon finished with 20 points for William & May (7-3).

Cugini led High Point (8-4) with 20 points.

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