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Justin Thorpe Leads JMU To Win at Maine

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A week after losing his starting spot, fifth-year junior quarterback Justin Thorpe came off the bench to lead #10 James Madison to a 31-7 win at Maine.

Thorpe ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns in relief of true freshman Michael Birdsong, and also completed 9-of-12 passes for 108 yards and a TD.

Former R.E. Lee star Dae'Quan Scott led the Dukes with 121 yards rushing and a touchdown on 23 carries.

JMU (7-2, 5-1 CAA) rushed for 314 yards as a team, while holding the Bears to 104 total yards and three turnovers.

The Dukes return to action at Villanova next Saturday at 1pm.

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