Scores

Final

James Madison 60

(6-9, 1-0 CAA)

UNC-Wilmington 55

(6-10, 0-1 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 4, 2014

    Trask Coliseum, Wilmington, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    JMU 37 2360
    UNCW 30 2555

    Top Performers

    James Madison: C. Cooke 24 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast

    UNC Wilmington: C. Williams 9 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    James Madison defeats UNCW 60-55

    Associated Press

    WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Charles Cooke scored 24 points and James Madison defeated North Carolina-Wilmington 60-55 Saturday night in a Colonial Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

    Andrey Semenov added 13 points for the Dukes (6-9), who have won three straight games and four of their last five.

    No players scored in double figures for the Seahawks (6-10), who have lost five straight and six consecutive CAA openers.

    Down by 11 with 14:49 left in the game, UNCW battled back to tie the game at 53 with 5:08 remaining on a basket by Dylan Sherwood. Semenov scored to put JMU back in front with 4:11 left. The teams then went scoreless until Jackson Kent's basket made it 57-53 with 1:35 remaining. UNCW's Craig Ponder and JMU's Cooke both made a pair of free throws, but the Seahawks missed two 3-point tries and Ponder missed two free throws in the final 16 seconds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JMU
    UNCW
    Points 60 55
    FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 19-47 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 5-19 (.263)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-19 (.579) 12-23 (.522)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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