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James Madison vs Rider

James Madison 86, Rider 69

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A.J. Davis scored a career-high 29 points, including hitting 8 of 9 from long range, to lead James Madison in an 86-69 win over Rider Friday.

Humpty Hitchens added 16 points, Andrey Semenov 15 and Julius Wells 10 for the Dukes (2-2), who connected on 15 of 21 3-pointers (71.4 percent) just one game after tying school record with 16 3s in a loss to Robert Morris.

The teams stayed close in the opening half and headed to the break tied at 38-all in the first round of the Philly Hoop Group Classic.

Eighteen seconds into the second, Gene Swindle's jumper on a dish from Davis gave the Dukes a lead they wouldn't relinquish. Davis, the Colonial Athletic Association's leading scorer at 23.8 points per game, then knocked down a 3-pointer to further fuel the 8-0 half-opening run.

Brandon Penn led the Broncs (1-5) with 21 points.

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Scoreboard
James Madison (2-2) «384886
Rider (1-5)383169
 
James Madison Dukes
J. Wells, F324-80-054210
A. Semenov, F306-91-274415
T. Flores, F10-00-00020
H. Hitchens, G386-102-269316
A. Davis, G368-155-662129
A. Diouf191-21-10253
E. Hood151-31-23023
A. Marks141-32-22025
G. Swindle132-21-43035
C. Pierce20-00-00000
Totals 29-5213-1934212486
 55.8%68.4% 
Rider Broncs
D. Stewart, F324-83-7111211
N. Gadson, F243-53-614410
J. Jones, G311-54-43016
J. Thompson, G305-80-028213
A. Myles, G291-50-23003
B. Penn247-143-431121
E. Mitchell151-40-02242
D. Nd-Ezuma60-00-21100
C. Oliver50-11-21011
T. Pereira21-10-00012
E. Bursis10-00-00000
K. Noon10-10-00000
Totals 23-5214-2729171669
 44.2%51.9% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Delaware14-225-10
Towson13-325-11
Will. & Mary10-620-12
Drexel8-816-14
Northeastern7-911-21
Charleston6-1014-18
J. Madison6-1011-20
Hofstra5-1110-23
UNC-Wilm.3-139-23

MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Iona17-322-11
Manhattan15-525-8
Quinnipiac14-620-12
Canisius14-621-13
Siena11-920-18
Rider9-1114-17
St. Peters9-1114-17
Marist9-1112-19
Monmouth5-1511-21
Fairfield4-167-25
Niagara3-177-26
 
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Penn 58
Jville 62 Final
Florida 107
Georgia 56 Final
XAVIER 70
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