Towson vs. James Madison: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Towson vs. James Madison: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Towson 70
(14-13, 9-8 away)
James Madison 75
(15-12, 11-4 home)
Venue: JMU Convocation Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Towson 26 44 70
James Madison 29 46 75
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Towson M Damas 19 B Dixon 13 J Hairston 3
James Madison A Davis 17 R Goins 8 D Moore 10

On Tuesday, February 12th, James Madison turned the ball over just five times and knocked off Towson 75-70 in CAA play. The season series between the two teams is now tied at 1-1. Devon Moore picked up a double-double in the win with 13 points and 10 assists (3 Reb 3 Stl). A.J. Davis also put in a solid contribution, scoring a team-high 17 points and adding four rebounds. Bilal Dixon registered a double-double for the Tigers with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Next up for James Madison (15-12, 9-5 CAA) is Delaware (12-12, 7-4 CAA) on Sunday, February 17th on the road.

James Madison Game Notes

  • The last time JMU started the season 15-12 was 1996.
  • JMU beat the spread by 1.5 points. That makes the 15th time this season the Dukes have beaten the spread.
  • The Dukes have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, James Madison is 24-37 in close games.
  • The Dukes have won 90 percent of the time this season (9-1) after recording 15 or more assists.
  • James Madison has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) when its field goal percentage has been 46.4 percent or better.
  • JMU has won 90 percent of the time this season (9-1) after holding an opponent to under 29.4 percent three-point percentage.
  • JMU has won 75 percent of the time this season (9-3) when opponents record five or fewer three-pointers.
  • This season James Madison has won 100 percent of the time (4-0) when A.J. Davis has 17 points or more and 78 percent of the time (7-2) when Devon Moore plays 37 minutes or more.
  • JMU set a season low for turnovers (five).
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--JMU has a 10.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (A.J. Davis and Andre Nation) accounted for 41.3 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Rayshawn Goins and A.J. Davis) accounted for 41.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • A.J. Davis has led the team in scoring in five out of 27 games this season.
  • Rayshawn Goins has led the team in rebounding in 17 out of 27 games this season.
  • This game was the fourth double-digit assist game of Devon Moore's career.
  • Devon Moore has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Devon Moore recorded a double-double. It was his second this season and third of his career.

Towson Game Notes

  • The Tigers have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Towson is 23-26 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Marcus Damas and Bilal Dixon) accounted for 45.7 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jerrelle Benimon and Bilal Dixon) accounted for 59.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Marcus Damas has led the team in scoring four times in 27 games this season.
  • Jerrelle Benimon has led the team in rebounding 17 times in 27 games this season.
  • Jerrelle Benimon recorded the 18th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jerrelle Benimon recorded a double-double. It was the 18th of his career.
  • Marcus Damas has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Bilal Dixon recorded the 27th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Bilal Dixon recorded a double-double. It was his fourth this season and 14th of his career.
  • Mike Burwell has three straight double-digit point games.
TOW PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABilal Dixon2713130010
AJ. Benimon3812132014
AMarcus Damas291961012
B-Mike Burwell261330012
B-T. Parker-Rivera13340011
CRafriel Guthrie20421000
C-Jerome Hairston32613105
FKris Walden15000001
JMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Devon Moore3713310301
B+A.J. Davis301740010
BRayshawn Goins361280101
BRon Curry19541000
B-Andre Nation281401102
B-Charles Cooke23432110
C+Alioune Diouf20820001
-Taylor Bessick5210000

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