Charleston (SC) visits JMU after Morse’s 25-point exit
Charleston (SC) Cougars (9-7, 1-3 AAC) at James Madison Dukes (11-5, 2-3 AAC)
Harrisonburg, Virginia; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: JMU hosts the Charleston Cougars (SC) after Vado Morse scored 25 points in JMU’s 71-70 loss to the UNC Wilmington Seahawks.
The Dukes went 7-2 at home. JMU is second in the CAA with 77.8 points while shooting 47.9% from the field.
The Cougars went 1-3 against opponents CAA. Charleston (SC) ranks ninth in college basketball with 11.9 offensive rebounds per game led by Dimitrius Underwood with a 2.1 average.
The Dukes and Cougars meet Saturday for the first time in CAA this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Morse is shooting 36.3 percent and averaging 13.6 points for the Dukes. Charles Falden is averaging 1.6 makes 3 points over the last 10 games for JMU.
John Meeks is averaging 15.8 points and 5.1 rebounds for the Cougars. Reyne Smith is averaging 9.8 points in Charleston’s (SC) last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dukes: 6-4, averaged 74.1 points, 28.6 rebounds, 12.2 assists, 8.1 steals and 1.7 blocks per game while shooting 48.0 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 73.9 points per game.
Cougars: 5-5, averaged 75.0 points, 36.9 rebounds, 13.0 assists, 8.0 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 43.1 percent from the field. Their opponents average 75.1 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.