Virginia Commonwealth defeats James Madison 71-52

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HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP)—Eric Maynor scored 18 points and had eight assists to lead Virginia Commonwealth to a 71-52 victory over James Madison on Wednesday night.

Maynor just missed becoming the Rams’ all-time leading scorer and is only one point from tying Kendrick Warren, who had 1,858 points from 1990-94. Maynor, who entered the game averaging 23.1 points this season, has 1,857 career points.

The Rams (20-9, 13-4 Colonial Athletic Association) pulled away in the second half after leading 28-26 at halftime.

James Madison (18-12, 9-8) was only 16 of 50 from the floor (32 percent) and 2 of 20 from the 3-point line (10 percent). The Dukes’ Julius Wells was 0-for-10 from the field.

Larry Sanders had 14 points and 11 rebounds and Joey Rodriguez added 11 points for VCU.

Juwann James scored 19 points to lead James Madison.

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 Top Performers
 VCU
Eric Maynor Eric Maynor
7-12,  18 Pts
3 Rebs, 8 Assists
 James Madison
Juwann James Juwann James
8-14,  19 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists

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