Scores

Final

Yale 69

(5-6, 2-5 away)

James Madison 79

(3-5, 0-2 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, December 29, 2005

    American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas

    1 2 T
    YALE 29 4069
    JMU 44 3579

    Top Performers

    Yale: N. Holmes 12 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    James Madison: J. Belfor 28 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    James Madison 79, Yale 69

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- Jomo Belfor scored 28 points, including 15 on free throws, and James Madison hit 12 3-pointers in a 79-69 victory against Yale in the first round of the Islanders Classic on Thursday night.

    James Madison (3-5) will play the Savannah State-Texas A&M-Corpus Christi winner in the tournament championship Friday.

    Belfor was 5-of-11 from the field, including 3-of-5 on 3-pointers, and made 15 of 16 free throws. He led the Dukes with seven rebounds.

    Ray Barbosa had 17 points and was 4-of-8 from 3-point range. James Madison made 12 of 23 from long range.

    Sam Kaplan scored 16 points, and Nick Holmes had 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead Yale (5-6).

    James Madison shot 55 percent while building a 44-29 halftime lead.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    YALE
    JMU
    Points 69 79
    FG Made-Attempted 24-64 (.375) 24-49 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 12-23 (.522)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-20 (.800) 19-26 (.731)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 18

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