James Madison uses 15-5 run to hold off Western Michigan

HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Dawn Evans scored 28 points and had nine assists to lead No. 25 James Madison to a 74-65 win over Western Michigan in the championship game of the JMU Invitational on Wednesday night.

Evans was 6 of 10 from 3-point range for the Dukes (10-1), who also got 21 points from Lauren Jimenez and 11 from Tarik Hislop.

Miame Giden led the Broncos (5-8) with 24 points and 11 rebounds, and Ebony Cleary added 14 points.

After James Madison stretched its lead to 23 with a 15-5 run midway through the second half, Western Michigan cut the lead to eight with 3:13 to play. The Dukes, however, responded with a 9-2 run to close out the win.