James Madison vs NC-Wilmington

James Madison 69, N.C.-Wilmington 61

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Humpty Hitchens had a career-high 27 points and James Madison used a 9-0 run in the final 5 minutes to pull away for a 69-61 win against UNC Wilmington on Wednesday night.

The win snapped a five-game skid in conference games for James Madison (9-9, 2-5 Colonial Athletic Association). UNC Wilmington (7-10, 3-4) lost its third game in a row.

The Dukes led by three at the break and built the margin to as large as 11 at 49-38 with 11 minutes remaining. However, the Seahawks stormed back with 11 unanswered points, holding James Madison scoreless for 5:25 seconds while tying the game at 49-49 with 7:50 remaining.

But a layup by A.J. Davis was followed by a Hitchens three-point play, and Davis' slam and Moore's layup put the Dukes up 61-53 with 2:40 remaining.

Donte Morales led the Seahawks with 14 points.

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James Madison Dukes
E. Hood, F337-130-052414
A. Semenov, F330-30-26450
H. Hitchens, G389-145-823327
A. Davis, G377-143-782318
D. Moore, G342-91-38415
A. Marks111-10-01003
A. Diouf101-40-03002
G. Swindle40-00-01000
Totals 27-589-2037151669
 46.6%45% 
NC-Wilmington Seahawks
K. Rendleman, F375-102-7172112
M. Wilson, C131-10-24132
F. Jackson, G272-53-42228
K. Simmons, G274-101-210212
A. Smith, G252-70-02135
D. Morales335-113-442214
C. Williams151-41-23013
T. Milson111-30-01102
T. Deloach101-41-24113
N. Anderson20-00-00000
Totals 22-5511-2338101561
 40%47.8% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Hofstra10-820-14174
Drexel9-911-19244
Delaware9-910-20253
Elon6-1215-18258
Towson5-1312-20281
Charleston3-159-24298
 
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