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Tuesday's local interest college basketball: Central Michigan overcomes W&M; East Carolina beats Hampton

Central Michigan took control in the second half Tuesday to hand William and Mary a 91-81 defeat in Mount Pleasant.

Marcus Keene, the nation's leading scorer, had 36 points for the Chippewas (6-2). He hit 13 of 23 shots from the field and 5 of 7 free throws. His fellow 5-foot-9 guard Braylon Rayson added 23 points for CMU.

The Tribe (3-3), which led 45-42 at the half, lost despite Omar Prewitt’s 26 points and 13 rebounds. Greg Malinowski scored 14 points and Jack Whitman 12 for W&M.

After Prewitt scored the opening basket of the second half, Keene and Rayson sparked an 18-2 run over a seven-minute stretch as the Chippewas avenged last year's defeat at...