Scores

Final

James Madison 72

(19-9, 9-7 CAA)

Towson 61

(4-22, 0-16 CAA)

Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

7:00 PM ET, February 15, 2011

Towson Center, Towson, Maryland

1 2 T
JMU 33 3972
TOWS 33 2861

Top Performers

James Madison: D. Bowles 40 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Towson: I. Philmore 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast

James Madison 72, Towson 61

Associated Press

TOWSON, Md. -- Denzel Bowles scored a career-high 40 points and James Madison pulled away from Towson late in the second half for a 72-61 win Tuesday night.

Bowles, a 6-foot-10 senior forward who came in averaging 18.0 points per game, scored 20 points and shot 7 of 10 from the field in each half.

He also was 12 of 17 from the free-throw line in posting the seventh 40-point performance in Dukes history.

With James Madison (19-9, 9-7 Colonial Athletic Association) holding a 50-49 lead with 9:44 remaining, Bowles scored 10 points over the next 4:44. Chad Jackson followed with a layup to give the Dukes a 62-57 lead with 4:17 to play.

James Madison, which beat the Tigers 99-68 on Jan. 5, held Towson without a basket for the final 5:16.

Devon Moore added 14 points for the Dukes.

Isaiah Philmore scored 18 to pace the Tigers (4-22, 0-16), who have lost 15 straight.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JMU
TOWS
Points 72 61
FG Made-Attempted 26-52 (.500) 21-53 (.396)
3P Made-Attempted 2-8 (.250) 6-21 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 18-26 (.692) 13-14 (.929)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 3

2010-11 Season

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