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JMU Tops Hofstra 78-47; Clinches Outright CAA Championship - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

JMU Tops Hofstra 78-47; Clinches Outright CAA Championship

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Kirby Burkholder scored 28 points against Hofstra Kirby Burkholder scored 28 points against Hofstra

Former Turner Ashby stand out Kirby Burkholder had her second straight double-double with 28 points and 11 rebounds to lead the James Madison women's basketball team to a 78-47 win over Hofstra at the Convocation Center.

With the win Sunday afternoon, JMU clinched the outright CAA Regular Championship with three games left to play.

The Dukes have won 13 consecutive games to improve to 23-4 overall and 13-0 in the league.

This marks Burkholder's ninth double-double of the season and the 23rd of her career.

She added two blocks, two steals and an assist in 36 minutes on the hardwood.

JMU will hit the road on Thursday to face the College of Charleston at 11:30 a.m. at TD Arena.

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