JMU routs New Hampshire 54-16, clinches share of CAA title
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Percy Agyei-Obese ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns and James Madison routed New Hampshire 54-16 on Saturday to clinch a share of the Colonial Athletic Association title.
The FCS second-ranked Dukes (9-1, 6-0 Colonial Athletic Association), who also avenged last season’s 34-24 loss at New Hampshire (5-4, 4-2), now have a two-game lead over the Wildcats and Richmond (5-5, 4-2) with two regular-season games remaining. James Madison hosts Richmond next Saturday.
Ben DiNucci completed 19 of 24 passes for 293 yards, threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for another score for the Dukes. Agyei-Obese ran for a 24-yard touchdown in the second quarter and scored on 20- and 3-yard runs in the third. Backup quarterback Cole Johnson ran for a 33-yard TD late in the game.
Max Brosmer scored on a 1-yard run, Jason Hughes kicked a 40-yard field goal and the Wildcats led 10-3 with 3:21 remaining in the first quarter before the Dukes scored the next 41 points. Brosmer completed 12 of 21 passes for 101 yards.