Here are 7 things to know entering the Flames’ first Division I test tonight against William & Mary:

1. The Tribe opened the season with a 85-68 win at NC State.

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They led throughout the game and by as much as 23 over the ACC’s preseason #8 team.

2. 3 players scored in double figures, led by Daniel Dixon’s 19 points.

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Omar Prewitt and Terry Tarpey chipped in 17 and 11 points respectively.

3.William & Mary shot 41% from 3.

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They knocked down 9 of their 22 attempts while shooting 51.7% from the field overall.

4. The Tribe were picked to finish 4th in the CAA.

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They came in just behind Hofstra, JMU, and Northeastern.

5. William & Mary was 20-13 a season ago.

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They advanced to the NIT where they fall to Tulsa in the first round.

6. Tony Shaver is in his 13th season as the Tribe’s head coach.

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He has 157 victories during his time in Williamsburg.

7. The all-time series is tied at 4 games a piece.mckay6

McKay coached against the Tribe once during his first stint at Liberty, an 80-74 Flames win.