John Carpenter

Maine bounces William and Mary 24-10

WILLIAMSBURG — Despite a frustrating season in full bloom, William and Mary isn't always in what-do-we-have-to-lose, four-down territory. Coach Jimmye Laycock's gambler side Saturday was more a product of breakdowns in all areas against a resourceful opponent.

Fake punts and sporadic big plays couldn't overcome spotty execution, as Maine dealt the Tribe a 24-10 homecoming headache Saturday at Zable Stadium.

"We practiced real well this week," Tribe safety Jerome Couplin III said. "We came into the game very focused. We were very prepared. I can't say that we came out slow, per se, all I can say is that team executed well and we didn't, and you can see the...