Scores

Final

Longwood 86

(11-18, 3-13 away)

James Madison 96

(12-17, 4-12 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, February 22, 2010

    JMU Convocation Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia

    1 2 T
    LONG 52 3486
    JMU 44 5296

    Top Performers

    Longwood: D. Smith 25 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    James Madison: P. Curtis 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 10 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    James Madison 96, Longwood 86

    Associated Press

    HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Pierre Curtis scored 25 points and dished out 10 assists as James Madison rallied to defeat Longwood 96-86 on Monday night.

    Julius Wells added 22 points, Denzel Bowles scored 19 and Ben Louis chipped in 17 for the Dukes (12-17) in their highest-scoring game of the season.

    James Madison, which entered the game having lost two straight games and six of its last seven, overcame a 15-point deficit.

    Trailing 52-44 at halftime, the Dukes opened the second half on a 7-0 run and led 55-54 with 14:58 left.

    The Lancers (11-18), who had won seven of their last eight games, regained the lead, then the score was tied three times. With Longwood ahead 61-60, James Madison used an 8-0 run to pull away.

    The Dukes hit 5 of 6 free throws in the final 2 seconds.

    Dana Smith scored 25 points, going 12-for-15 from the free throw line, for the Lancers and Antwan Carter added 17.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LONG
    JMU
    Points 86 96
    FG Made-Attempted 27-62 (.435) 28-68 (.412)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-22 (.545) 8-22 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 32-38 (.842)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 12

    2009-10 Season

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