Scores

Final

James Madison 84

(8-2, 1-0 CAA)

S Carolina St 75

(4-9, 2-2 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 29, 2007

    1 2 T
    JMU 48 3684
    SCST 32 4375

    Top Performers

    James Madison: P. Curtis 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    South Carolina St: R. Baker 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    James Madison 84, S. Carolina St. 75

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Pierre Curtis scored 16 points to lead James Madison to an 84-75 victory against South Carolina State in the Cougar Classic on Saturday night.

    Kyle Swanston added 15 points for the Dukes (8-2), who will play the College of Charleston in the championship game Sunday night.

    Juwann James and Adulai Jalloh both had 12 points for James Madison, which has won six of seven. Jalloh made all 10 of his free throws and Swanston hit three 3-pointers.

    Jason Johnson had 15 points to lead S.C. State (4-9), which plays Mercer in the consolation round. Jessie Burton had 14 points and Robert Baker added 13 for the Bulldogs, who lost their fourth in five games straight despite shooting 42 percent.

    Jason Flagler added 14 rebounds for S.C. State.

    James Madison led 48-32 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JMU
    SCST
    Points 84 75
    FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 28-66 (.424)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 31-40 (.775) 13-26 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 34 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 0

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