Scores

Final

James Madison 88

(6-1, 2-1 away)

Longwood 78

(3-5, 3-2 home)

    Coverage: FOXCS

    7:00 PM ET, December 1, 2010

    Willett Hall, Farmville, Virginia

    1 2 T
    JMU 36 5288
    LONG 41 3778

    Top Performers

    James Madison: D. Bowles 22 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Longwood: A. Mitchell 28 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast

    James Madison 88, Longwood 78

    Associated Press

    FARMVILLE, Va. -- Denzel Bowles scored 22 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead James Madison on an 88-78 come-from-behind victory over Longwood on Wednesday night.

    The Dukes (6-1) trailed 41-36 at halftime, but a 19-for-31 shooting effort (61.3 percent) in the second half propelled James Madison's impressive comeback.

    James Madison outscored the Lancers 52-37 in the second half despite Longwood's 15-of-29 shooting (51.7 percent) from the field.

    Aaron Mitchell led the way for Longwood with a game-high 28 points on 12-of-18 shooting. Antwan Carter added 11 points and 10 rebounds.

    Humpty Hitchens scored 18, Devon Moore had 16, Rayshawn Goins 13 and Andrey Semenov 10 for the Dukes.

    Longwood was fifth in the country in assists per game (19.4), but only managed 14 against James Madison. The Lancers (3-5) also lost 18 turnovers, leading to 27 points for the Dukes.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JMU
    LONG
    Points 88 78
    FG Made-Attempted 33-61 (.541) 31-63 (.492)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 8-20 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-19 (.737) 8-12 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 8

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