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Curry scores 25 as James Madison holds off Drexel 82-78 amid rain of 3-pointers

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HARRISONBURG, Virginia — Ron Curry scored 25 points and Yohanny Dalembert grabbed a clutch rebound in the final seconds as James Madison held off a late rally to defeat Drexel 82-78 on Wednesday, winning its fourth straight.

The win completed a season sweep of Drexel by James Madison (17-11, 10-5 Colonial Athletic Association).

Curry hit 5 of 9 shots and 13 of 16 at the foul line for his fourth game at 25 points or better in the Dukes' last eight.

PHOTO: James Madison guard Ron Curry (2) reaches out for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Drexel in Harrisonburg, Va., Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Daily News-Record, Daniel Lin)
James Madison guard Ron Curry (2) reaches out for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Drexel in Harrisonburg, Va., Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Daily News-Record, Daniel Lin)

The Dragons (10-16, 8-7) closed with a quartet of 3-pointers — two by Freddie Wilson — in the final 1:44 to pull within 81-78 with 23 seconds remaining. Drexel hit 14 3s.

Curry was fouled and made the front end of a one-and-one but Sammy Mojica missed two 3-pointers and Dalembert collared the final rebound.

Tom Vodanovich scored a career-high 18 for the Dukes.

Damion Lee scored 26 for Drexel, Wilson added 16.

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