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JMU Men Lose CAA Home Opener

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Andre Nation scored 22 points for JMU Andre Nation scored 22 points for JMU

The James Madison men's basketball team lost its CAA home opener 78-74 against Delaware Saturday in Harrisonburg.

The Dukes built a 10-point lead with 4:06 to go in the first half, but were clinging to a 42-40 advantage at halftime.

The Blue Hens took the lead midway through the second, and held on in a back-and-forth 2nd half.

JMU (6-11, 1-2 CAA) had five different players score in double figures.

Andre Nation made 9-of-11 shots and scored 22 points, while Taylor Bessick had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds.

James Madison will host Northeastern Wednesday at 7PM.

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