Canisius vs James Madison

James Madison 82, Canisius 73

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HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - Humpty Hitchens scored 26 points and A.J. Davis added 23 points as James Madison pulled away in the second half to sink Canisius 82-73 on Sunday in the season opener for both teams.

Canisius led 64-63 with just over seven minutes to play in the game, but Julius Wells hit a 3-pointer and Hitchens scored seven of his points in a 19-9 run to end the game and give James Madison the win.

The Golden Griffins led by three points at the break but the Dukes outscored them 45-33 in the second half to seal it.

Wells finished with 13 points and five assists for the Dukes, who won their first season opener under coach Matt Brady in four tries. Hitchens went 4 of 9 from 3-point range and Davis hit 9 of 13 foul shots.

Harold Washinton led the Golden Griffins with 23 points.

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Canisius Golden Griffins
C. Manhertz, F297-112-491416
K. Bleeker, C111-22-22134
A. Hymes, G396-182-261315
G. Belardo, G384-152-354211
H. Washington, G3711-171-141123
R. Groves300-30-02250
J. Heath132-50-19014
D. Santiago30-00-00010
Totals 31-719-1341102073
 43.7%69.2% 
James Madison Dukes
J. Wells, F324-143-455313
A. Semenov, F282-71-16435
T. Flores, F212-50-09114
H. Hitchens, G399-154-462326
A. Davis, G387-149-1343123
A. Marks273-80-05037
G. Swindle120-10-02010
E. Hood32-20-01014
Totals 29-6617-2242151682
 43.9%77.3% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona5-111-7117
Canisius5-111-8158
Rider4-211-7104
Niagara4-211-8175
Manhattan4-29-9223
Quinnipiac3-36-12317
Marist2-34-13322
St. Peters2-48-9232
Monmouth1-45-12172
Fairfield1-56-11226
Siena1-55-14259

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Will. & Mary5-112-572
Elon4-212-794
Hofstra4-211-781
Northeastern4-211-7118
Delaware4-211-8227
Towson3-313-669
Charleston3-312-6121
UNC-Wilm.2-45-13291
Drexel1-57-12255
J. Madison0-64-15316
 
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