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Rowley, Tribe's bench, vital to CAA tourney success

Rowley, Tribe's bench, vital to CAA tourney success

As a James Monroe scholar, an award given to fewer than 10 percent of incoming College of William and Mary freshmen, men's basketball redshirt sophomore Paul Rowley can apply for special funding for summer research projects.

Instead, the 6-foot-8-inch, 200-pound Loudoun Valley High product says for now, he is doing his research "in hoops."

Nobody has more fun at a Tribe basketball game than Rowley, whose infectious enthusiasm gives William and Mary an extra dose of leadership, normally off the bench. The CAA All-Academic Team selection's 5.1 points and 2.5 rebounds, and particularly his performance during the team's longest winning streak this season, is emblematic...

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