Tag: Jazmon Gwathmey

JMU women’s basketball flies by Elon, 68-51

James Madison women’s basketball battled for a hard-fought 68-51 victory at Elon on Thursday night in Alumni Gym in the first meeting between the programs as conference foes.


JMU women’s basketball tops William and Mary, 65-43

James Madison women’s basketball earned a 65-43 victory at William & Mary on Sunday afternoon at Kaplan Arena to move to 4-0 against Colonial Athletic Association foes this season.


JMU women’s basketball captures 77-55 win at Northeastern

James Madison women’s basketball opened at Northeastern on a 9-0 run and never looked back as the Dukes earned a 77-55 win in their Colonial Athletic Association road opener on Friday night at Cabot Center in Boston, Massachusetts.


JMU lands 1,000th win with 74-57 victory over UNCW

With a 74-57 victory over UNCW on Tuesday night at the JMU Convocation Center, the James Madison women’s basketball team became the third program in the country to reach the 1,000 wins mark. JMU joins Tennessee and Louisiana Tech as the only programs to reach the elite plateau.


JMU rallies from double-digit deficit to nip Towson, 67-66

Clutch free throws down the stretch by junior guard Precious Hall (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) sealed a 67-66 comeback win over Towson on Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center to open Colonial Athletic Association action.


No. 24 JMU women’s basketball tripped up, 66-62, at Vanderbilt

In the final non-conference game of the season, No. 24 James Madison women’s basketball suffered a 66-62 setback at Vanderbilt on Monday night at Memorial Gymnasium despite a career high 21 points by junior guard Ashley Perez (Manchester, Conn./Manchester (St. John’s)).


JMU women’s basketball wins at Ohio U., 69-62

Key free throws down the stretch helped James Madison women’s basketball grind out a 69-62 victory at Ohio University on Monday night.


Precious Hall reaches 1,000 Points in JMU’s 73-57 win at Davidson

JMU women’s basketball used an opening 10-0 run and led the entire game as the Dukes defeated Davidson 73-57 on the road at John M. Belk Arena on Sunday afternoon.


No. 23 JMU women’s basketball earns 84-60 win over Houston at San Juan Shootout

No. 23 JMU women’s basketball earned an 84-60 win over Houston in the final game of the San Juan Shootout at the Mario Morales Coliseum on Saturday.


#23 JMU women’s basketball wins 69-65 at American to open season 3-0

Redshirt-junior guard Jazmon Gwathmey scored a career high 22 points at American to lead No. 23 JMU women’s basketball to a 69-65 win at Bender Arena on Thursday night.


JMU women’s basketball ranked #23 in USA Today Coaches Poll

The James Madison women’s basketball team checked into the USA Today Coaches Poll Top 25 today at No. 23, the highest ranking for JMU since the final poll of the 1990-91 season.


JMU women’s basketball upsets UCLA 91-87 in OT

Junior guard Precious Hall led five players in double figures as JMU was able to erase a 14-point second-half deficit and defeat 23rd-ranked UCLA 91-87 in OT.


JMU women’s basketball picked as preseason favorite in CAA

The James Madison women’s basketball team was picked to repeat as the Colonial Athletic Association champions in 2015 according to a vote by the league’s head coaches, announced Tuesday at the annual CAA Basketball Media Day at the Center Club in Baltimore, Maryland.


CAA slate completes 2014-15 JMU women’s basketball schedule

The James Madison women’s basketball team begins its Colonial Athletic Association title defense onSunday, Jan. 4, 2015 when the Dukes host Towson in their CAA opener at the JMU Convocation Center, as the league announced the 2014-15 conference slate on Tuesday.


JMU women’s basketball releases 2014-15 non-conference schedule

Coming off one of its most successful seasons in program history, the James Madison women’s basketball team plans to keep pushing forward with an imposing non-conference slate on deck for the 2014-15 season.


UCLA, UVA visit the Convo for Nov. 14 JMU hoops openers

JMU will usher in a new season of hoops action with a pair of games at the Convocation Center on Friday, Nov. 14 as women’s basketball hosts UCLA at 1 p.m. while the men host Virginia at 7 p.m.


JMU women’s basketball falls in NCAA Tournament to Texas A&M, 85-69

Senior guard Kirby Burkholder (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the JMU women’s basketball season came to a close with a 85-69 loss at Texas A&M at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas, Tuesday.


JMU to host NCAA Women’s Selection Show Watch Party

JMU will host a watch party for the 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Show at the Convocation Center, Monday, March 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the selection show slated to begin at 7 p.m.


JMU women win CAA Tournament

Top-seeded JMU women’s basketball is headed to the NCAA tournament after the Dukes defeated two-time defending champion Delaware 70-45 in Sunday’s Colonial Athletic Association championship game at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md.


JMU women top Drexel, 55-43, advance to CAA title game

Top-seeded James Madison women’s basketball plays for the Colonial Athletic Association championship title on Sunday after downing fourth-seeded Drexel 55-43 in Saturday’s semifinal round.


#1 seed JMU advances in CAA women’s tournament

Top-seeded JMU shot 46 percent from the field, including 54.2 percent in the second half as it won its Colonial Athletic Association Quarterfinal game against ninth-seeded UNCW 69-56 at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md., Friday.


JMU women’s basketball dominates Northeastern, 86-49

Senior guard Kirby Burkholder (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) scored 30 points, including a career-high eight 3-pointers to lead the JMU women’s basketball team to an 86-49 win over Northeastern at the Cabot Center in Boston, Wednesday.


JMU women’s basketball rips William and Mary, 83-42

The JMU women’s basketball team dominated William & Mary on the Dukes’ Senior Day, knocking off the Tribe 83-42 on Sunday afternoon in front of a record-breaking crowd of 6,590 at the Convocation Center.


Video: The impact of two local stars on JMU women’s basketball

Kirby Burkholder and Nikki Newman talk about their experience with JMU women’s basketball. Coach Kenny Brooks and teammates Angela Mickens and Jazmon Gwathmey discuss the impact that these two players have had on the team and community.


JMU women’s basketball suffers first CAA loss

The JMU women’s basketball suffered its first loss in Colonial Athletic Association play, falling 85-78 to Charleston at TD Arena on Thursday morning. The loss snapped the Dukes’ 13-game win-streak.


JMU women’s basketball clinches #1 seed in CAA Tourney

JMU clinched the No. 1 seed in next month’s Colonial Athletic Association tournament with a 72-61 victory over Delaware at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, Del., Thursday evening.


JMU women’s basketball now 11-0 in CAA with 69-58 win over Drexel

Redshirt sophomore forward Jazmon Gwathmey (Bealeton, Va./Liberty) scored a game-high 16 points on 7-for-9 shooting from the field to lead the JMU women’s basketball team to a 69-58 win over Drexel at the Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia, Pa., Sunday evening.


JMU blasts UNC Wilmington, 92-43

James Madison women’s basketball clinched its ninth straight 20-win season on Friday night as the Dukes posted a convincing 92-43 win over UNCW at the JMU Convocation Center.


JMU women’s basketball makes it nine straight with 82-40 win over Towson

James Madison women’s basketball scored the game’s first 21 points and held Towson without a basket until the 8:53 mark of the first half on its way to a dominating 82-40 win at the JMU Convocation Center Sunday afternoon.


JMU women’s basketball coasts at William and Mary, 72-48

Five JMU players touched double digits, including 16 each from senior guard Kirby Burkholder (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) and redshirt-sophomore guard Jazmon Gwathmey (Bealeton, Va./Liberty), to run away with a 72-48 win over William & Mary at Kaplan Arena, Tuesday evening.


JMU women’s basketball smacks down College of Charleston, 92-59

Sophomore Precious Hall (Tallahassee, Fla/Maclay School) dropped a career-high 25 points on Friday night to pace the JMU women’s basketball squad to a 92-59 victory over the College of Charleston at the JMU Convocation Center.


JMU women’s basketball dominates UNCW, 77-41

Redshirt sophomore Jazmon Gwathmey (Bealeton, Va./Liberty) scored a game-high 17 points to lead five players in double figures as the James Madison women’s basketball team rolled past UNCW 77-41 at Trask Coliseum in Wilmington, N.C., Sunday.


JMU women’s basketball tops Drexel, 74-47

JMU women’s basketball bridged halftime with a 33-12 run, opening up a 28-point lead on Drexel and never looked back as it dominated a clash of Colonial Athletic Association unbeatens with a 74-47 victory at the JMU Convocation Center Thursday evening.


JMU women’s basketball defeats Hofstra, 77-50

JMU women’s basketball used a 12-2 run in the first half to break a 21-all tie and pushed its lead to as many as 27 points en route to a 77-50 victory at Hofstra on Sunday afternoon at Mack Sports Complex.


#10 UNC women’s basketball defeats JMU, 74-71

JMU women’s basketball game-tying attempt misfired as time expired in Chapel Hill, N.C., allowing No. 10/11 North Carolina to escape with a 74-71 win at Carmichael Arena Thursday afternoon. The Dukes finished the non-conference slate with a 10-4 record while the Tar Heels improved to 12-2 before the start of the Atlantic Coast Conference season.