JMU Men's Basketball Picks Up Exhibition Win Over EMU

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HARRISONBURG, Va. (JMU Athletics) -- Junior forwards Zach Jacobs and Dwight Wilson each posted double-doubles on Saturday afternoon to lead the way as James Madison cruised to an 80-65 win over Eastern Mennonite in a men's basketball exhibition game at the JMU Convocation Center.

JMU men's basketball head coach Louis Rowe addresses his team

Jacobs led the Dukes on the afternoon, racking up 21 points and 13 boards with the help of an efficient 8-of-10 shooting performance that saw him knock down three of his four three-pointers and add a pair of free throws.

Wilson added 11 points and 12 boards in just 21 minutes, while junior guard Matt Lewis battled through a cold shooting day to notch 12 points. Tim Jones led the way for EMU with 17 points.

The Dukes will open the 2019-20 season on Wednesday evening at home when they welcome Charlotte to the Convocation Center for a 7:30 p.m. matchup.