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Delaware's Daly nails game-winning jumper

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Delaware's Daly nails game-winning jumper

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HARRISONBURG, Va. — Ryan Daly scored 19 points and the winning basket with 14 seconds to play and Delaware rallied from seven points down to beat James Madison 61-60 on Saturday and win its third straight.

Matt Lewis' layup sparked an 11-4 run for a 60-53 Dukes lead with 3:06 left to play. Daly hit two free throws and Delaware closed to 60-59 with 48 seconds left on layups by Ryan Allen and Anthony Mosely. Daly scored a contested jumper off a defensive rebound and Stuckey Mosely missed a jumper with 2 seconds to play.

The game featured 16 lead changes and 11 ties, with neither team leading by more than seven points.

Allen scored 14 points, Anthony Mosely 11 and Eric Carter 9 with 13 rebounds for Delaware (11-8, 4-2 Colonial Athletic League), which shot 36.8 percent from the floor.

Delaware led 27-26 on Allen's jumper, but Stuckey Mosely's two free throws put James Madison up 28-27 at halftime.

Stuckey Mosely scored 17 points with a career-high seven rebounds and Matt Lewis had 14 points for James Madison (4-15, 0-6), which has lost seven straight.

James Madison shows why it's No. 1 in FCS with win over No. 11 Villanova

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James Madison shows why it's No. 1 in FCS with win over No. 11 Villanova

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HARRISONBURG, Va. — Bryan Schor threw for 271 yards and two touchdowns, and defending FCS champion James Madison beat Villanova 30-8 on Saturday to set a conference record with 18 straight victories.

The Dukes broke Richmond's Colonial Athletic Association mark, set from 2008-09. James Madison hasn't lost to another FCS member since the second round of the 2015 playoffs against Colgate.

James Madison built a 13-0 lead at halftime after holding Villanova to just 58 yards with three sacks and an interception. The Wildcats pulled to 16-8 early in the fourth but Schor connected with David Eldridge for a 29-yard score. Brandon Hereford capped it with his first career pick and touchdown with 1:57 left.

Terrence Alls made seven catches for 83 yards for James Madison (6-0, 3-0), which hosted ESPN's College Gameday for the second time.

The popular pre-game program aired for the eighth time from a FCS location. It helped draw the second-largest crowd in school history with 25,993.

Jimmy Moreland made an interception on Villanova's third play of the game and James Madison got to the Wildcats' 5 before settling for a 3-0 lead. Clayton Cheatham extended it 13-0 by catching an open pass over the middle and breaking tackles near the end zone for a 23-yard score.

Schor went over 5,000 career passing yards in the first half.

Freshman Kyle McCloskey started the second half at quarterback for Villanova (4-3, 2-2). He threw for 15 yards and added 43 yards on the ground. The Wildcats, who entered allowing just 13.2 points per game, were held to 174 total yards.

College Gameday
The ESPN crew was also live from James Madison in 2015 in front of more than 12,000 fans. The game against Richmond drew a Bridgeforth Stadium-record crowd of 26,069.

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Villanova has a bye week before hosting Elon on Oct. 28.

James Madison plays at William & Mary next Saturday.

Drexel ousted from CAA Tournament after letting early lead slip away

Drexel ousted from CAA Tournament after letting early lead slip away

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CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Jackson Kent scored 20 points including 16 in the second half when James Madison rallied to defeat Drexel 80-70 on Friday night in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament.

The seventh-seeded Dukes (10-22) will play No. 2 seed College of Charleston in a quarterfinal Saturday.

JMU trailed 33-25 at halftime after coach Louis Rowe was assessed two technical fouls late in the half, but outscored the Dragons 32-27 over the first nine minutes of the second half. Drexel cut the lead to nine with two minutes left before JMU responded with an 8-0 run.

Joey McLean added 14 points while Paulius Satkus, Ramone Snowden and Shakir Brown scored 11 points each for the Dukes. Brown also had nine rebounds and four assists.

Sammy Mojica scored 15 points, Kari Jonsson 14 and Kurk Lee 13 with seven assists for the 10th-seeded Dragons (9-23), who finished the season with six straight defeats.

The Dukes made 24 of 32 free throws to 13 of 19 for the Dragons, who had two players foul out.