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Pointer men win third national championship after beating Williams 78-73


SALEM, Va. (AP) -- Jared Jenkins scored 12 of his 17 points in the final 11 minutes and Matt Moses scored 22 to lead Wisconsin-Stevens Point to the Division III title with a come-from-behind 78-73 win over Williams College in Saturday.

The Pointers (29-4) trailed by 10 points with 11 minutes to play before going on a 22-5 that put them in position to claim their third national championship in seven years.

Jenkins capped the run with a 3-pointer and a three-point play by Jenkins. The latter came with 5:02 and put the Pointers up 66-59. Jenkins scored nine points in the run and teammate Dan Tillema had eight of his 15 points during it.

Kyle Schultz led Williams with 20 points and six rebounds. Troy Whittington added 19 points and 11 rebounds.

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