Scores

Final

Northeastern 41

(8-4, 2-4 away)

James Madison 24

(6-6, 5-1 home)

12:00 PM ET, November 22, 2003

Bridgeforth Stadium, Harrisonburg, VA

1 2 3 4 T
NE 10 14 14 341
JMU 0 10 0 1424

Northeastern 41, James Madison 24

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) -- Tim Gale rushed for 140 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries to lead Northeastern to a 41-24 victory over James Madison on Saturday.

Shane Hopkins caught two 1-yard touchdown passes from Shawn Brady in the first half. The second one put Northeastern (8-4, 6-3 Atlantic 10) on top 24-7 with 3:22 remaining in the first half.

Quintin Mitchell scored from 4 yards out with 10:06 left to go in the third quarter for the Huskies to extend the lead to 31-10.

Matt LeZotte completed 26 of 40 passes, including a 34-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Bransford in the fourth quarter for James Madison (6-6, 4-5), which lost its first game at home this season.

Alvin Banks had touchdown runs of 2 and 1 yards for the Dukes.

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