James Madison 85, UNC-Greensboro 73

Rayshawn Goins and Devon Moore combined for 45 points as James

Madison beat UNC Greensboro 85-73 Sunday in a nonconference


Goins scored 23 points on 9-of-14 shooting with 11 rebounds,

while Moore had 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting for the Dukes


The Spartans (2-6), playing their first game in over two weeks,

were led by Trevis Simpson’s 24 points.

A.J. Davis’s layup sparked a 13-1 James Madison run about 6

minutes in for a 21-9 lead.

UNC Greensboro cut James Madison’s 49-29 halftime lead down to

64-61 with 7:05 left, but Goins hit two baskets and the Spartans

never got within five points again.

James Madison is 5-0 all-time against UNC Greensboro as the

teams met for the first time since 1999.

The game was a homecoming for UNC Greensboro coach Wes Miller,

who played his freshman year at James Madison in 2002-03 before

transferring to North Carolina.