Northeastern beats James Madison, stays perfect in CAA
BOSTON (AP) T.J. Williams scored 21 points to go with seven rebounds and five assists and Northeastern beat James Madison 64-54 in a Colonial Athletic Association battle on Saturday night.
Alex Murphy finished with 15 points for the Huskies (11-5, 4-0), who’s seven straight wins is their longest streak since winning eight straight in Jan. 2013.
Yohanny Dalembert scored 16 points to lead James Madison (5-12, 3-1). Joey McLean added 12 points for the Dukes.
James Madison outshot Northeastern by nearly 15 percent overall (51.1-37.3), but were plagued by 19 turnovers. The Huskies also dominated the 3-point arc, making nine to the Dukes two, and the free-throw line (17-6).
An Anthony Green dunk followed by a Devon Begley layup gave Northeastern a 34-23 lead early in the second half. A Dalembert layup got James Madison back to 35-32, but seven straight Huskies points immediately pushed it back to 10.