James Madison 74, E. Michigan 68

Rayshawn Goens and Denzel Bowles each had a double-double and

James Madison defeated Eastern Michigan 74-68 on Saturday

night.

Goens scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Bowles

scored 21 points and grabbed 11 boards while going 13 for 13 from

the free-throw line.

The Dukes (5-1) scored 40 points in the paint and 16 off of 17

Eastern Michigan turnovers in their fifth straight win.

James Madison trailed by as many as six, 17-11, in the first

half and answered with six straight to tie it. Bowles connected on

a three-point play with 4 seconds remaining until halftime to put

the Dukes ahead 24-23 at the break. James Madison led the rest of

the way.

The Dukes were 0 for 7 from 3-point range in the first half, and

shot 48.3 percent from the field in the second (14 of 29).

Brandon Bowdry had 22 points and 13 rebounds for the Eagles

(1-4).