Scores

Final

(25) James Madison 67

(10-2, 0-1 CAA)

Drexel 68

(7-5, 1-0 CAA)

    1:00 PM ET, January 3, 2010

    1 2 T
    #25JMU 34 3367
    DREX 37 3168

    Top Performers

    James Madison: D. Evans 30 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Drexel: G. Marginean 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

    Marginean hits key free throws as Drexel beats first Top 25 opponent

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Gabriela Marginean scored 23 points and hit four free throws in the final 29.7 seconds to lift Drexel past No. 25 James Madison 68-67 on Sunday.

    Taylor Wootton and Jasmina Rosseel added 11 points apiece for the Dragons (7-5), who beat a Top 25 team for the first time.

    Drexel also beat the Dukes in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament championship en route to their first-ever NCAA tournament berth last season.

    Dawn Evans led James Madison (10-2) with 30 points. Evans came into the game as the nation's second leading scorer at 27.7 points per game.

    After James Madison pulled within 62-60 with 48.9 seconds left, Marginean hit her free throws and Marissa Crane added two free throws with 3.7 seconds left for a 68-64 lead.

    Evans hit a long 3-pointer at the buzzer to close out the scoring.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JMU
    DREX
    Points 67 68
    FG Made-Attempted 24-63 (.381) 20-51 (.392)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 7-14 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 21-24 (.875)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 9

    Game Leaders

     
    JMU
    DREX
    PointsD. Evans 30G. Marginean 23
    ReboundsJ. Taylor 14G. Marginean 5
    AssistsT. Hislop 5M. Crane 7
    StealsS. Williams 3M. Crane 2
    BlocksS. Williams 1K. Nacickaite 1

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 3, 2010 @DREX 68, JMU 67Recap | Box Score
    Feb 8, 2010 @JMU 73, DREX 56Recap | Box Score