Scores

Final

Rhode Island 27

(3-6, 2-5 CAA)

James Madison 39

(5-4, 4-3 CAA)

1:30 PM ET, November 1, 2003

Bridgeforth Stadium, Harrisonburg, VA

1 2 3 4 T
URI 14 7 0 627
JMU 3 17 0 1939

James Madison 39, Rhode Island 27

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) -- Maurice Fenner carried 25 times for 134 yards and three touchdowns to lead James Madison to a 39-27 come-from-behind victory over Rhode Island on Saturday.

Tahir Hinds scored on a 81-yard pass from Jayson Cooke for James Madison (5-4, 4-3 Atlantic 10) 13 seconds into the fourth quarter to give the Dukes a 26-21 lead.

After a Rhode Island touchdown, Fenner scored on a 4-yard run with 4:15 remaining in the game to give James Madison a 32-27 advantage. The Dukes extended their lead to 39-27 on Fenner's 17-yard run with 3:42 remaining.

Terrance Jones returned a fumble 46 yeards for a touchdown that gave Rhode Island (3-6, 2-5) a 14-0 lead five minutes into the game.

Jayson Davis scored on touchdown runs of 6 and 1 yards, and Jason Ham rushed 19 times for 85 yards for the Rams.

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