UNCW wins at James Madison for 1st time since 2006, 77-65

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Freddie Jackson scored 19 of his 26 points in the first half as UNC Wilmington beat James Madison 77-65 on Wednesday night.

It was UNCW's first win in Harrisonburg since 2006.

Craig Ponder and Addison Spruill added 18 points apiece for UNCW (13-9, 8-3 Colonial Athletic Association). Jackson was 7 of 11 from the field in the first half and 9 of 15 overall.

The Seahawks hit 9 of 15 3-pointers (60 percent), led by Jackson's four makes and Ponder's three.

UNCW scored 18 of its 37 first-half points off of 10 JMU turnovers and led by 14 points after closing the half on a 14-3 run.

Ron Curry scored 21 points for James Madison (13-11, 6-5), his fourth 20-plus point game this season. He was 5 of 12 from the field and 9 of 11 from the free throw line. Tom Vodanovich had 12 points and Joey McLean 11.

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