Tag: Convocation Center

Game Notes: JMU women’s basketball opens with UCLA

James Madison is set to play host to the 23rd-ranked UCLA Bruins on Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. when the 2014-15 season tips off at the JMU Convocation Center.


Looking for a ticket to UVA-JMU basketball season opener? It’s going to cost

If you want a ticket to the UVA basketball season opener on Friday at JMU, tickets are available, but they are going to set you back a little bit.


JMU men’s basketball drops exhibition to D2 Philadelphia, 79-76

Four James Madison players scored in double figures but three free throws in the closing seconds lifted Division 2 Philadelphia to a 79-76 exhibition victory in an exhibition Sunday afternoon at the Convocation Center.


Single-game ticket info for JMU-UVA men’s basketball season opener

The JMU men’s basketball program will host the nationally-ranked Virginia Cavaliers in the Convocation Center on November 14 at 7 p.m.


Interesting road test: UVA basketball opens at JMU

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett likes to test his team early. Last year it was scheduling VCU at home in early November. Two years ago, it was a road game at George Mason.


Ticket info for JMU vs. UVA men’s basketball game on Nov. 14

The JMU men’s basketball program will host the nationally-ranked UVA Cavaliers in the Convocation Center on November 14 at 7 p.m. Ticket availability will be very limited and access to tickets will be open to men’s basketball season ticket holders and current Duke Club members only.


Video: Interview with JMU men’s basketball coach Matt Brady

JMU Sports caught up with head coach Matt Brady of the JMU men’s basketball team to talk about how preseason camp is going and previewing the #TeamMatt vs. #TeamKenny Showdown, scheduled for Oct. 9 at the Convocation Center.


Free event features JMU men’s, women’s basketball

JMU women’s basketball coach Kenny Brooks and men’s coach Matt Brady are facing off in a preseason basketball event. The TeamMatt vs. TeamKenny Showdown, set for Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m. in the JMU Convocation Center, will feature two mixed squads of men’s and women’s players, with one squad coached by Brooks and the other coached by Brady.


JMU men’s basketball’s Andre Nation, Tom Vodanovich suspended indefinitely

JMU basketball coach Matt Brady announced on Monday that junior guard Andre Nation (Plant City, Fla./Faith Baptist Christian) and sophomore forward Tom Vodanovich(Wellington, New Zealand/St. Patricks College) have been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules.


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.


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VMI travels to Ohio U. for CIT quarterfinals

The VMI basketball team will be heading for Athens, Ohio to take on the Bobcats of Ohio University for the quarterfinals of the 2014 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The Wednesday night game will tip off at 7 p.m. in the Bobcats’ 13,080-seat Convocation Center.


JMU women’s basketball send off, watch party details

Join James Madison Athletics on Friday, March 21 as the school sends off JMU women’s basketball to the NCAA tournament! Fans are encouraged to arrive at 11 a.m. outside A door of the JMU Convocation Center.


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’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.


JMU falls in home finale to Towson, 69-66

Senior forward Jerrelle Benimon recorded 28 points and 16 rebounds and Towson went 30-for-31 at the free throw line to pull out a 69-66 victory over JMU in a Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball game on Wednesday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


JMU women’s basketball clinches CAA regular-season title

Senior guard Kirby Burkholder (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) collected her second consecutive double-double with 28 points and 11 rebounds to lead the James Madison women’s basketball team to a 78-47 win over Hofstra at the JMU Convocation Center in Harrisonburg, Va., Sunday.


Ron Curry three in OT lifts JMU to 63-61 win over Drexel

Sophomore guard Ron Curry (Pennsauken, N.J./Paul VI) sank a 3-pointer from the top of the arc with 6.5 seconds remaining in overtime to break a tie and lift James Madison to a 63-61 win over Drexel Wednesday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


Late Ron Curry jumper lifts JMU to 64-62 win over UNC Wilmington

Sophomore guard Ron Curry (Pennsauken, N.J./Paul VI) hit a contested turnaround jumper with 32 seconds remaining as part of his 13-point afternoon to lift James Madison to a 64-62 win over UNCW in a Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball game on Saturday at the JMU Convocation Center.


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 game postponed to Friday

Due to the winter storm in the Harrisonburg area, the JMU women’s basketball game against UNCW at the JMU Convocation Center has been postponed from Thursday, Feb. 13 to Friday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.


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 makes it eight straight

The JMU women’s basketball posted an 85-57 victory over Northeastern on Friday night at the JMU Convocation Center to tally its eighth-straight win and move to 8-0 in Colonial Athletic Association.


JMU men’s basketball loses to William and Mary, 81-79

William and Mary guard Marcus Thornton poured in 26 points, including 6-for-9 shooting on 3-pointers, and JMU’s comeback effort fell just short as W&M claimed an 81-79 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball decision on Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center.


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 basketball sneaks past College of Charleston, 58-56

Freshman guard Jackson Kent (High Point, N.C./High Point Christian) posted a career-high 17 points, including 10 straight for JMU over a key second-half stretch, in a 58-56 victory over the College of Charleston


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.