MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Pat Beilein scored 15 points and
undefeated West Virginia rolled to a 77-48 victory over James
Madison on Saturday.
added 11 for the Mountaineers (7-0).
James Madison (2-5) couldn't duplicate the winning ways of the
school's football team, which a night earlier won its first
Division I-AA championship.
The Dukes played without their scorer Daniel Freeman, who missed
his third game after suffering a stress fracture on his right foot
Dec. 4 against Hofstra.
The Dukes' other two top scorers, Ray Barbosa and Cavell
Johnson, combined for only 16 points. This is the first time all
season that Barbosa has scored less than ten.
David Cooper, who scored ten, was James Madison's only scorer in
James Madison failed to make a field goal over a 9:36 span in
the first half, shooting only 39 percent from the field during the
West Virginia outscored the Dukes 23-6 during that span, putting
the game out of reach.
- Bob Donato
- William Bush
- Jim Haney