JMU men’s basketball defeats Florida Atlantic 79-70

JMU men’s basketball defeats Florida Atlantic 79-70

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Freshman Justin Amadi was a perfect 7-of-7 from the field, and scored a career-high 17 points, as the JMU men’s basketball team defeated Florida Atlantic 79-70 on Tuesday in Harrisonburg.

Amadi scored 13 of his points after halftime, when the Dukes made 80-percent of the shots as a team (16-of-20).

Matt Lewis led James Madison had 19 points, five rebounds, five assists, and three steals.

JMU (4-4) will host Elon in its CAA opener on Saturday and Sunday at the Atlantic Union Bank Center.

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