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Hofstra guard Powers eager for hometown finale at W&M

Hofstra guard Powers eager for hometown finale at W&M

Former Williamsburg Christian Academy star Deron Powers opened his collegiate career as a freshman starter for Hampton University in a loss at William and Mary in 2012. On Thursday, Powers will get one more go inside Kaplan Arena, wearing a slightly different shade of blue this time.

Powers sat out last season after transferring from Hampton to Hofstra and is averaging 12.7 points and 5.3 assists in his senior season as the Pride's starting point guard.

The visit for Hofstra (13-16, 5-11 Colonial Athletic Association) to William and Mary 7 p.m. Thursday will be Powers' final chance to play in his hometown as a collegiate athlete. Powers and the Pride will stay in-state for...

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