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Burkholder Sets Career High in JMU's CAA Opening Win over Delaware

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Kirby Burkholder scored 33 points against Delaware Kirby Burkholder scored 33 points against Delaware

Former Turner Ashby star Kirby Burkholder scored a career high 33 points to lift the James Madison women's basketball team to an 87-51 win over Delaware in their Colonial Athletic Association opener at the JMU Convocation Center Sunday. 

The Dukes outscored the Blue Hens 60-27 in the second half, including shooting 62.5 percent from the field.

In the past four contests with Delaware, JMU has prevailed three times. 

The Dukes are now 11-4 on the season and 1-0 in the CAA.

The game also snapped Delaware's 44-game conference winning streak.

JMU continues CAA action this Thursday on the road at Towson at 7 PM.

 

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