James Madison 20, E. Kentucky 17
Cameron Starke kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired to
lift James Madison to a 20-17 win over Eastern Kentucky in the
first round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs
James Madison (8-4) rallied from a 17-10 deficit in the fourth
quarter. Jordan Anderson capped a 76-yard drive with a 24-yard
touchdown run to tie the game at 17 with 10:01 remaining. Anderson
scored two touchdowns, the first on a 1-yard run to give James
Madison a 7-0 lead with 13:55 left in the first half.
The Dukes, who have won three straight games, will face North
Dakota State in the second round of the FBS playoffs Dec. 3.
James Madison called 68 running plays and dominated possession
40:30 to 19:30.
H.B. Banjoman ran for two touchdowns while Matt Denham rushed
for 125 yards for the Colonels (7-5), who won six of their last
seven regular-season games.