HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — T.J. Cline scored 21 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds, Nick Sherod scored a career-high 14 points, and Richmond pulled away early to beat James Madison 75-55 on Tuesday night for the Dukes’ third straight loss.
Julius Johnson and De’Monte Buckingham scored 12 apiece, ShawnDre’ Jones added 11 and the Spiders held the Dukes to 3 of 20 from long distance and made 9 of 22 3-pointers.
Sherod’s 3-pointer put the Spiders up 13-10 and they pulled away on a 7-0 run in which Johnson made a 3. Cline scored 13 points in the half and Richmond led 36-23 at halftime.
JMU scored four quick points, but Jones hit a 3 and Richmond (6-5) led 39-27 early in the second half. The Spiders then led by 20 after Buckingham’s free throw with 2:17 left and coasted from there.
Todd Vodanovich scored 12 and grabbed 11 rebounds and Joey McLean added 12 for the Dukes (1-10).
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