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William and Mary guts out win at UNCW, gains sole possession of first in CAA

A Tom Schalk offensive rebound and putback gave the William and Mary men’s basketball team the lead for good with just 1:39 left, and the Tribe gutted out a 56-53 win at UNCW before a pack house at Trask Coliseum on Saturday night.


JMU coach Kenny Brooks earns 300th career win in 77-68 defeat of Hofstra

JMU coach Kenny Brooks became the second coach in James Madison women’s basketball history to reach the 300-win mark when the Dukes picked up a 77-68 win at Hofstra on Friday night at the Mack Sports Complex.


JMU basketball’s Angela Mickens named to Nancy Lieberman Award Watch List

JMU junior point guard Angela Mickens has been named to the Nancy Lieberman Award Watch List by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the organization announced Friday.


JMU men’s basketball tops Delaware in 88-82 shootout

Behind a season-high 88 points and several career highs, James Madison outlasted Delaware for an 88-82 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory Wednesday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


JMU softball unanimously selected to repeat as CAA champions

Following a record-breaking season in 2014, the James Madison softball team was selected as the consensus pick to win the 2015 Colonial Athletic Association title on Wednesday, according to a vote by the league’s eight head coaches.


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William and Mary tops Northeastern, moves into first in CAA

In front of a raucous crowd of over 5,000 and a national TV audience on NBC Sports Network, the William and Mary men’s basketball team started strong and closed stronger in dispatching CAA favorite Northeastern, 78-62.


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Delaware rallies, defeats William and Mary

Despite a career-high 30 points from sophomore Omar Prewitt, the William and Mary men’s basketball team could not hold off a second-half Delaware rally, falling to the Blue Hens, 84-80.


JMU women’s basketball outfights Drexel, 66-51

Locked in a tight battle Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center, the James Madison women’s basketball team pulled away from Drexel in the second half to complete a 66-51 victory.


JMU holds off Elon, 75-72

Three players scored in double figures for James Madison as the Dukes held off Elon for a 75-72 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory Saturday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


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William and Mary basketball wins at Towson, 85-72

Another strong second half led a balanced William and Mary men’s basketball team to an 85-72 road win at Towson on Saturday afternoon.


JMU soccer’s Sam Lofton drafted by NWSL’s Boston Breakers

With the second pick in the third round of the 2015 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft, defender Sam Lofton of the JMU women’s soccer team was selected by the Boston Breakers.


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Who made the list of Virginia Four and Five Diamond restaurants, properties for 2015?

AAA Mid-Atlantic has announced the 22 hotels and 12 restaurants in Virginia that earned the Four or Five Diamond Rating during the past 12 months.


JMU men’s basketball blows by Drexel, 54-35

James Madison overcame a slow start and completely shut down Drexel’s offense, allowing the third-lowest point total in program history in a 54-35 Wednesday night.


JMU dismisses junior guard Andre Nation

JMU basketball coach Matt Brady announced Wednesday that he has dismissed guard Andre Nation (Plant City, Fla./Faith Baptist Christian School) from the program, effective immediately.


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.


Tarpey’s triple-double leads William and Mary past JMU, 81-73

Terry Tarpey recorded the first triple-double in William and Mary’s 110-year history and Marcus Thornton knocked down seven treys to lead the Tribe to an 81-73 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory over James Madison on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.


JMU men’s basketball falters in second half, loses 65-59 to Northeastern

James Madison led by as many as 10 points in the second half but Northeastern limited the Dukes to just 33 percent shooting in the second half to rally for a 65-59 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball winThursday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


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.


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William and Mary blasts Drexel, 73-47

After a slow start on Monday night inside the Daskalakis Athletic Center, the William and Mary basketball team blitzed the Drexel Dragons, 73-47, behind a sizzling 55.1 percent shooting and another stout defensive effort.


Defense comes up big for JMU in 61-50 CAA win at Charleston

Junior guard Ron Curry (Pennsauken, N.J./Paul VI) scored a game-high 19 points and James Madison used stifling zone defense to pick up a 61-50 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory Monday night at TD Arena.


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.


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William and Mary dominates College of Charleston in CAA opener

In the most lopsided CAA victory in the program’s 30 years in the league, the William and Mary men’s basketball put the foot on the gas and never let off in dominating College of Charleston, 75-45, on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.


Strong shooting propels JMU past Towson in CAA opener, 61-52

James Madison shot 59.0 percent (23-of-39) from the floor, its highest shooting percentage in four years, en route to a 61-52 men’s basketball win over Towson in the Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturdayat the JMU Convocation Center.


Challenging schedule awaits JMU softball in 2015

James Madison Head Coach Mickey Dean announced the 2015 softball schedule Friday, featuring 21 home games and a total of 15 games against NCAA Tournament teams, including last year’s national runner-up, Alabama.


JMU QB Vad Lee wins Dudley Award

James Madison redshirt-junior quarterback Vad Lee has been named the Bill Dudley Award, the Richmond Times-Dispatch announced Wednesday at a banquet in Short Pump.


Washington Redskins sign cornerback Justin Rogers

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent cornerback Justin Rogers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


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Richmond survives William & Mary, 68-67

William & Mary’s Marcus Thornton scored a game-high 37 points, but Richmond was able to hold on for a 68-67 win in an exciting intra-state rivalry game.


#17 JMU wins seventh straight, dumps Elon, 59-27

In its regular season finale, JMU scored on nine of its first 13 drives of the game to roll to a 59-21 victory over Elon on Saturday afternoon at Bridgeforth Stadium/Zane Showker Field.


JMU men’s soccer to face UNC in NCAA Tournament

After winning the CAA Tournament Sunday to clinch the conference’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament, the JMU men’s soccer team has been selected to play North Carolina for the first round of the College Cup.


JMU men’s soccer captures fifth CAA title, tops No. 1 Delaware, 1-0

The JMU men’s soccer team captured its fifth Colonial Athletic Association Tournament championship Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 win over top-seeded Delaware at Grant Stadium.


#25 JMU romps past #14 Richmond, 55-20

Taylor Reynolds returned two interceptions for touchdowns, and Vad Lee threw for 433 yards to fuel a monster day for the JMU offense, as the 25th-ranked Dukes won their sixth straight, defeating #14 Richmond, 55-20, on Saturday.


JMU men’s soccer advances to CAA finals

The sixth-seeded JMU men’s soccer team knocked off No. 2 UNCW 2-0 Friday afternoon at Grant Stadium in the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament.