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NCAA Game Summary - James Madison vs. San Jose State



(Sunday, November 17)

Final Score: James Madison 79, San Jose State 66

DeKalb, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Taylor Bessick scored 19 points, leading four starters in double figures, as the James Madison Dukes posted a 79-66 win over the San Jose State Spartans as part of the NIU Invitational at the Convocation Center.

Charles Cooke and Tom Vodanovich both tallied 15 points for the Dukes (2-2), followed by Ron Curry with 11, although the latter shot just 2-of-8 from the floor on the afternoon.

The Spartans (0-4) were led by Rashad Muhammad with a 18 points, but he converted only 5-of-16 shots from the field, including 2-of-10 behind the 3- point line as the team remained winless. Dylan Alexander pitched in with 12 points off the bench as well.

San Jose State dug itself a huge hole in the first half as it knocked down just 7-of-27 (.259) from the floor, but the deficit could have been even greater than 41-28 at the break were it not for the team's five conversions out on the perimeter.

James Madison, which connected on 51.9 percent from the field in the opening period, dropped down to only 36.4 percent after intermission, but still the team played well enough to lead from start to finish.

The SJSU starting five combined to shoot only 8-of-26 from the field and finished with a collective 27 points.

11/17 17:28:35 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
Final
CWS 4
BOS 6
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
Final
ANA 5
OAK 4
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR