Scores

Final

James Madison 68

(18-8, 8-6 CAA)

Drexel 54

(16-8, 8-6 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, February 9, 2011

    John A Daskalakis Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    JMU 29 3968
    DREX 32 2254

    Top Performers

    James Madison: D. Bowles 23 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Drexel: S. Givens 22 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    James Madison 68, Drexel 54

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Denzel Bowles scored 23 points and had 14 rebounds to lead James Madison to a 68-54 victory over Drexel on Wednesday night.

    Anthony Hitchens added 14 points to help the Dukes (18-8, 8-6 Colonial Athletic Association) rally to win for the first time in three games.

    Drexel (16-8, 8-6) led 25-9 with 8:51 left in the first half, but James Madison outscored the Dragons 20-7 to pull within 32-29 at halftime.

    Bowles, who was averaging 18.1 points and 9.1 rebounds entering the game, hit a jumper to give the Dukes their first lead at 38-26 with 16:43 to play. His dunk extended James Madison's lead to 51-44 with 10:41 to play.

    Devon Moore added 12 points for James Madison, which swept the season series from the Dragons, who were 1 for 12 on 3-point attempts (8.3 percent).

    Samme Givens led Drexel with 22 points and 11 rebounds and Dartaye Ruffin added 10 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JMU
    DREX
    Points 68 54
    FG Made-Attempted 25-54 (.463) 22-60 (.367)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 1-12 (.083)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-19 (.737) 9-18 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 16

    2010-11 Season

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