What a game! Tribe moves on to finals with 2OT win over Hofstra

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Too much to write, not enough brain power to juggle all the thoughts on the absolutely bonkers semifinal game we all just witnessed. I truly ...

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What a game! Tribe moves on to finals with 2OT win over Hofstra

What a game! Tribe moves on to finals with 2OT win over Hofstra
March 8, 2015 No Comments »

Too much to write, not enough brain power to juggle all the thoughts on the absolutely bonkers semifinal game we all just witnessed. I truly believe I would’ve banged out 800 words in no time had W&M lost. It would’ve ... Read More »

Tribe cruises to semifinals, 72-59 over Elon

Tribe cruises to semifinals, 72-59 over Elon
March 7, 2015 No Comments »

William & Mary played like a 1 seed Saturday, cruising past Elon 72-59 to move to the semifinal round of the CAA Tournament. The final margin of just 13 was more a testament to Elon’s fight than anything else. Having ... Read More »

Preview through review: Tribe vs. Towson (Update: Tribe to play Elon)

Preview through review: Tribe vs. Towson (Update: Tribe to play Elon)
March 7, 2015 No Comments »

Ed. Note/ Update: Turns out the Tribe will play Elon, rendering most of this post moot. But, in case it has any value moving forward (perhaps as an example of how William & Mary’s zone can impact opposing offenses) and ... Read More »

Terry Tarpey, defensive difference-maker

Terry Tarpey, defensive difference-maker
March 6, 2015 No Comments »

The Tribe will not be the toughest defensive team in Baltimore this weekend. And it won’t have to be, this team wins games on the other end with tempo, spacing, and, ultimately, three-point shooting. W&M’s deficiencies on the defensive end ... Read More »

CAA Tournament Preview: The Elephant in the Room

CAA Tournament Preview: The Elephant in the Room
March 5, 2015 1 Comment »

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome aboard the William & Mary Bandwagon Express Tour, with service to the first round of the NCAA Tournament — after a brief layover in Baltimore, Md., of course. In the past few days, Tribe head coach ... Read More »

Marcus Thornton makes history (with video)

Marcus Thornton makes history (with video)
February 26, 2015 No Comments »

With that slightly splayfooted walk, Nike sneakers creasing at the fat part of the swoosh and purple — rather than the typical green — socks up to the calf, Marcus Thornton strolled to the offensive end as the clock wound ... Read More »

Honoring the “Hookshot Wizard”

Honoring the “Hookshot Wizard”
February 25, 2015 3 Comments »

Chester Giermak, known as Chet, came to the College of William and Mary in the Fall of 1946 after growing up in Chicago and spending 14 months in the Navy at the very end of World War II. The lanky ... Read More »

Why it’s so hard to stop William & Mary’s offense

Why it’s so hard to stop William & Mary’s offense
February 13, 2015 1 Comment »

William & Mary’s 77-58 win over Elon Wednesday night beautifully displayed what’s made the 2015 iteration of Tony Shaver’s offense so hard to stop. The three-ball still makes everything go, Tony will shave the mustache before that changes. But add ... Read More »

A Beautifully Ugly Win

A Beautifully Ugly Win
February 10, 2015 No Comments »

As we learned this week, nobody does a three game road swing quite like William & Mary. There was intrigue (a 19-point thumping of James Madison in Harrisonburg), scandal (an almost incomprehensible loss to CAA cellar-dweller Charleston) and triumph (an ... Read More »

A Seventh Banner

A Seventh Banner
February 3, 2015 2 Comments »

Only six retired jerseys hang from the rafters in Kaplan Arena. One more should join them soon Read More »

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