December 20, 2014

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) John Brown scored 17 of his 24 in the second half and grabbed eight rebounds, and Jake Weary added 16 points, leading High Point to an 80-71 win over James Madison on Saturday night.

Andre Nation's dunk with 9:12 left gave James Madison (7-4) a 59-56 lead, but the Dukes wouldn't make another field goal until High Point was called for goaltending on a Winston Grays layup nearly seven minutes later.

A three-point play by Weary with 6:05 remaining tied the game at 61 and started a 10-0 run by High Point (8-3), which was capped by a 3-pointer from Devante Wallace and ended with the Panthers leading 68-61 with 3 minutes to go.

Brown scored seven points, and High Point went 8 of 10 from the free-throw line from there to seal it.

James Madison led 37-36 at the half, but went 4 of 15 from 3-point range in the second half.

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