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James Madison 17, Massachusetts 14

Nov 14, 2009 - 10:36 PM AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Jamaris Sanders returned a fumble 38-yards for seven of James Madison's 10 points off turnovers in a 17-14 win over Massachusetts on Saturday.

Sanders stripped the ball from Massachusetts' Tony Nelson to give the Dukes (5-5, 3-4 Colonial Athletic Association) a 10-0 lead with 1:59 left in the first quarter.

Earlier in the first quarter, Jon Williams recovered a fumble to give James Madison the ball on the Minutemen (5-5, 3-4) 6-yard line. Dixon Wright connected on the resulting 20-yard field goal for a 3-0 lead.

The Dukes, led by Arthur Moats with 11 tackles, including 2.5 for loss and 1.5 sacks, held Massachusetts to 247 yards of offense and forced three turnovers.

James Madison's Scott Noble had a career-high 105 yards on 29 carries in the Dukes first win at Massachusetts since 1987.

Tony Nelson rushed for 115 yards on 18 carries for the Minutemen.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    JMU 10 7 0 0 17
    MASSACHUSETTS 0 7 7 0 14 FINAL

    Nov 14 2:47 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    JMU 10 7 0 17
    MASSACHUSETTS 0 7 7 14 END, 3RD QTR

    James Madison 17, Massachusetts 14  End of 3rdNov 14 2:12 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    JMU 10 7 17
    MASSACHUSETTS 0 7 7 HALFTIME

    James Madison 17, Massachusetts 7  HalfNov 14 1:26 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    JMU 10 10
    MASSACHUSETTS 0 0 END, 1ST QTR

    James Madison 10, Massachusetts 0  End of 1stNov 14 12:41 PM