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The victory raised Davidson’s record to 2-0 and sends the Wildcats into a Tuesday (Nov. 18) second-round Preseason NIT game against Oklahoma, a 94-53 winner over
All-America guard Stephen Curry led Davidson against JMU Tuesday with a game-high 33 points on 14-of-19 shooting from the field. He had four three-point field goals, nine assists and four steals.
Davidson hit on 10 of 25 three-point tries (40.0 percent), had a 41-28 rebounding edge and took advantage of 18 JMU turnovers while committing 10.
The Wildcats had six three-point field goals during the opening half and had a 50-30 lead at the break.
JMU, playing for the first time under first-year coach Matt Brady, got 21 points from freshman forward Julius Wells (Toledo, Ohio/Libbey), 12 points from senior forward Kyle Swanston (Spring Hill, Fla./Hernando), 10 points and 11 rebounds from senior forward Juwann James (Jacksonville, Fla./Raines), and nine points from freshman forward Andrey Semenov (St. Petersburg, Russia/Blue Ridge School).
Wells hit on seven of 17 shots, including three of six three-point attempts, in 23 minutes off the bench in his first college game. Swanston had all of his points on three-point field goals (4-6), and Semenov hit on three of six shots, including his only three-point try.
JMU shot 35.0 percent (21-60) overall from the field and hit on nine of 19 three-point shots (47.4 percent).
Following Tuesday’s second-round game at
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