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James Madison beats High Point 84-69

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) -- Charles Cooke scored a career-high 25 points and James Madison snapped a six-game losing streak with an 84-69 victory over High Point on Saturday night.

High Point (3-5) shot 50 percent in the first half but couldn't solve the Dukes' zone after that, finishing at 40 percent. After making six 3-pointers in the first half, the Panthers sank only 1 of 11 in the second.

Trailing by five at halftime, the Dukes (3-8) took the lead for good at 15:53 and extended it to 64-54 at 7:47 after a 21-10 run. High Point only got as close as six after that.

Andrey Semenov scored 16 points as five Dukes finished in double figures. JMU shot 55.1 percent, 47.6 percent from 3-point range (10 of 21).

JMU has played 10 of its first 11 games away from home.

John Brown, one of four Panthers in double figures, scored 17 points.

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