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Thornton scores 23 in W&M's 73-47 win at Drexel

Thornton scores 23 in W&M's 73-47 win at Drexel

PHILADELPHIA — The seats were mostly empty at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Monday night with the exception of press row, where NBA scouts packed in tightly to watch William and Mary star Marcus Thornton.

And Thornton didn't disappoint.

The senior guard did a little bit of everything — and all of it well — while scoring an efficient 23 points to lead the Tribe to a 73-47 Colonial Athletic Association victory over the injury-depleted Dragons.

Thornton made 7 of 12 shots, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range, and added six assists and four rebounds in front of representatives from the Nets, Nuggets, Wizards, Magic, Spurs and Grizzlies.

"I'm glad he's on my...