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James Madison 78, Furman 72

11/22/2003

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) -- Ray Barbosa came off the bench to score
28 points, including a layup with eight seconds left in the game to
seal the victory, as James Madison beat Furman 78-72 Saturday.

Barbosa scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers, in a
seven-minute span to give James Madison (1-0) its biggest lead of
the game 34-17 with 3:24 remaining in the first half.

Maleye Ndoye hit four free throws in the final minute of the
first half for the Paladins (0-1) to cut the James Madison lead to
38-26 at halftime.

In the second half, Dwayne Broyles made a 3-pointer to extend
the Dukes' lead to 45-35 with 15:13 left.

Furman's Ben Earle made a 3-pointer and Tony Carter hit two free
throws to cut the Dukes' lead to 68-63 with 2:35 remaining in the
game.

Broyles scored 14 points and Chris Williams had 13 points and
seven assists for the Dukes. Barbosa made four of five 3-point
attempts.

Ndoye led Furman with 32 points on 14-of-18 shooting. Carter
scored 12 points and Robby Bostain added 11 points.