JMU drops opening game at Naples Invitational

Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 5:23 PM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The James Madison men’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Monday afternoon.

The Dukes lost to Kent State, 74-69, in the opening round of the Naples Invitational in Naples, Florida. JMU struggled to shoot from distance, making just 2-of-11 three-point attempts (20.8%).

Four different players scored in double-figures for the Dukes with Julien Wooden recording a team-best 13 points in the loss. Vado Morse and Justin Amadi each had 12 points while Charles Falden chipped in 11 for JMU.

James Madison drops to 4-1 overall. The Dukes are scheduled to play Wright State in the consolation portion of the bracket Tuesday at 12 p.m. It will be broadcast by FloSports.

Copyright 2021 WHSV. All rights reserved.