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Villanova beats James Madison 27-0

Oct 17, 2009 - 11:21 PM HARRISONBURG, Va.(AP) -- Chris Whitney threw for three touchdowns and Villanova beat James Madison 27-0 on Saturday.

Whitney was 11 of 16 for 93 yards and rushed for 97 yards on 18 carries as the Wildcats (6-1, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) defeated the Dukes for the fist time in four meetings.

Matt Szczur, who had four receptions for 53 yards, had a career-high two touchdown catches.

Villanova rushed for 225 yards and controlled possession for 33:38 compared to 26:22 by James Madison.

Fred Maldonado had 11 tackles, including 11/2 for loss and a fumble recovery for the Wildcats.

Villanova scored on two fumbles in the second quarter as Szczur caught a 30-yard score with 6:16 left and Yako kicked a 32-yard field goal with left 1:42 in the half.

Justin Thorpe was 13 of 32 for 144 yards to lead the Dukes (2-4, 0-3).








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    VILLANOVA 7 13 7 0 27
    JMU 0 0 0 0 0 FINAL

    Oct 17 6:31 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    VILLANOVA 7 13 7 27
    JMU 0 0 0 0 END, 3RD QTR

    Villanova 27, James Madison 0  End of 3rdOct 17 5:45 PM
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    Villanova 20, James Madison 0  3rd - 15:00Oct 17 5:02 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    VILLANOVA 7 13 20
    JMU 0 0 0 HALFTIME

    Villanova 20, James Madison 0  HalfOct 17 4:55 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    VILLANOVA 7 7
    JMU 0 0 END, 1ST QTR

    Villanova 7, James Madison 0  End of 1stOct 17 4:09 PM