Towson 26 44 70
Jamesmadsn 29 46 75
Date of game: 2/12/2013

Recap: James Madison vs. Towson

Harrisonburg, VA (Sports Network) - A.J. Davis scored 17 points, leading four players in double figures, as the James Madison Dukes captured a 75-70 win over the Towson Tigers in Colonial Athletic Association action at the Convocation Center.

Also having a strong game for the Dukes (15-12, 9-5 CAA) was Devon Moore who recorded a double-double with 13 points and a game-high 10 assists, while Andre Nation accounted for 14 points and Rayshawn Goins with 12 and eight boards as the team won for the second time in the last three outings.

Marcus Damas was the leading scorer for the Tigers (14-13, 9-5) were a game- high 19 points, while Mike Burwell and Bilal Dixon both dropped 13 points, the latter tying for the game-high with 13 rebounds. Jerrelle Benimon was responsible for 12 points and 13 boards as the team had a four-game win streak come to an end.

JMU led by as many as eight points in the first half, but the team shot just 2-of-9 behind the 3-point line in the period, en route to a 29-26 advantage at the break.

In the second half the Dukes displayed much better shooting on the perimeter (4-of-7) and made good on 14-of-20 at the free-throw line in order to claim the five-point victory.

Towson, which actually led by as many as seven points about seven minutes into the second half, suffered 15 turnovers which the hosts traded in for 18 points on the night.

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