James Madison 60, Penn 58
Humpty Hitchens hit a jumper with 12 seconds remaining to lift
James Madison to a 60-58 win over Pennsylvania on Saturday.
Julius Wells blocked a shot by Mike Howlett with 1 second
remaining to preserve the victory in the Philly Hoop Group Classic
for the Dukes (3-2), who won their second in a row.
James Madison led 56-50 with 4:54 to play, but Penn battled back
and tied the game 58-58 on a 3-pointer by Zach Rosen with 1:38 to
go. Hitchens missed a 3-pointer, then Rosen committed a turnover to
set up the game-winning basket.
A.J Davis scored 19 points and Andrey Semenov added 15 for James
Rosen scored 15 points and Henry Brooks added 10 for Penn,
(3-4), which has lost three games in a row. The Quakers have scored
season-low 58 points on consecutive nights, losing 78-58 to
Pittsburgh on Nov. 25.