Scores

Final

James Madison 63

(6-3, 0-1 CAA)

Marshall 67

(6-2, 5-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 7, 2010

    Cam Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

    1 2 T
    JMU 32 3163
    MRSH 30 3767

    Top Performers

    James Madison: D. Moore 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Marshall: T. Baines 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Marshall 67, James Madison 63

    Associated Press

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Shaquille Johnson scored 10 of his 12 points and Nigel Spikes had 11 of his 13 rebounds in the second half as Marshall defeated James Madison 67-63 on Tuesday night.

    The Thundering Herd (6-2) trailed 32-30 at halftime and shot 50 percent (13 of 26) after the break.

    Marshall trailed 47-44 with 11:22 remaining, and went on a 10-3 run to lead 54-50 on Johnny Thomas' 3 with 8:30 to go. It then went back and forth until Thomas' jumper with 6:20 left to put the Thundering Herd up for good, 58-56, with 6:02 to play.

    Tirrell Baines had 17 points for Marshall, Thomas 13 and DeAndre Kane 12.

    The Thundering Herd, who have shot 71 percent from the foul line in its first two games -- both wins, were 18 of 26 (69.2 percent) against James Madison (6-3).

    The Dukes were led by Devon Moore with 19 points. Denzel Bowles added 13 and Humpty Hitchens 11 for James Madison.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JMU
    MRSH
    Points 63 67
    FG Made-Attempted 26-64 (.406) 22-56 (.393)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 18-26 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 6

    2010-11 Season

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