HARRISONBURG, Va. – Denzel Bowles scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead James Madison to a 63-54 victory over North Carolina-Wilmington on Saturday night.
Bowles finished 10 for 13 from the floor (76.9 percent) en route to his ninth double-double of the year.
The Dukes (15-3, 5-1 Colonial Athletic Association) led 25-21 at halftime despite shooting 10 for 32 from the floor (31.3 percent), including 2 for 13 from 3-point range (15.4 percent).
James Madison stretched its lead to 63-49 — the largest of the contest — with 2:21 left to play as the Dukes remained undefeated at home this season (9-0).
Devon Moore scored 14 points and Julius Wells added 12 for the Dukes, who have won nine straight games. Humpty Hitchens added a career-high nine assists for James Madison.
Chad Tomko had 17 points and Keith Rendleman added 13 for the Seahawks (9-8, 3-3).