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Final

James Madison 60

(18-9, 12-3 CAA)

(18) Delaware 61

(24-3, 15-0 CAA)

    4:30 PM ET, February 24, 2013

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    JMU 29 3160
    #18DEL 25 3661

    Top Performers

    James Madison: T. Hislop 17 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Delaware: E. Delle Donne 28 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 6 Blk

    Elena Delle Donne scores 28 as Delaware gets share of CAA title

    Associated Press

    NEWARK, Del. -- Elena Delle Donne scored 28 points, including a key free throw in the waning seconds, as No. 18 Delaware held off James Madison 61-60 Sunday to win its 19th straight and clinch a share of first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.

    The Blue Hens (24-3, 15-0) trailed 29-25 at halftime, but Delle Donne's three-point play put them ahead 44-41 with 12:30 left. Delaware led the rest of the way, though the Dukes threatened late.

    Tarik Hislop's jumper pulled James Madison (18-9, 12-3) within 55-53 with 2:11 left, and her 3-pointer with 25 seconds left made it 60-58 Delaware.

    Delle Donne's free throw with 15 seconds remaining made it 61-58, and Precious Hall's layup for James Madison with a second left wasn't enough.

    Hislop led James Madison with 17 points on 7-of-27 shooting, and Kirby Burkholder added 16 points and 14 rebounds.

    Delle Donne made 11-of-12 free throws.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JMU
    DEL
    Points 60 61
    FG Made-Attempted 24-77 (.312) 19-51 (.373)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-23 (.174) 3-8 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 20-27 (.741)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 7

    Game Leaders

     
    JMU
    DEL
    PointsT. Hislop 17E. Delle Donne 28
    ReboundsK. Burkholder 14D. Parker 11
    AssistsT. Hislop 3K. Miller 4
    StealsT. Hislop 2L. Carra 3
    BlocksJ. Gwathmey 1E. Delle Donne 6

    2012-13 Season

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