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


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