Scores

Final

W Michigan 65

(5-8, 2-4 away)

(25) James Madison 74

(10-1, 6-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 30, 2009

    1 2 T
    WMU 22 4365
    #25JMU 37 3774

    Top Performers

    Western Michigan: M. Giden 24 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    James Madison: D. Evans 28 Pts, 4 Reb, 9 Ast, 1 Stl

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

    Associated Press

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WMU
    JMU
    Points 65 74
    FG Made-Attempted 17-60 (.283) 27-66 (.409)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-24 (.208) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-33 (.788) 13-18 (.722)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 23

    Game Leaders

     
    WMU
    JMU
    PointsM. Giden 24D. Evans 28
    ReboundsM. Giden 11S. Williams 8
    AssistsD. Goss 3D. Evans 9
    StealsK. Dominique 3N. Newman 4
    BlocksK. Dominique 2L. Jimenez 3

    2009-10 Season

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