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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.