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Dalembert, McLean combine for 27 points as James Madison defeats Delaware 67-54


NEWARK, Delaware — Yohanny Dalembert scored 14 points and collected 10 rebounds to lead James Madison to its second-straight win, beating Delaware 67-54 on Tuesday night.

Joey McLean, in his second start, added 13 points for the Dukes (15-11, 8-5 Colonial Athletic Association), who led by as many as 20 with about 5-1/2 minutes to play. James Madison shot 42 percent from the field with nine 3-pointers and outrebounded Delaware 36-30.

James Madison grabbed 11 steals and blanked Delaware 9-0 on second-chance points.

Delaware (6-18, 5-8) finished by sinking 8 of 8 free throws in the final 2:48 but missed its last three shots from the field, including a pair of 3-pointers. Chivarsky Corbett led Delaware with 17 points and Kyle Anderson, who surpassed the 1,200-point mark for Delaware, added 14.

The Blue Hens led 27-21 with 4:41 left in first half but James Madison went on a 35-11 run the next 16 minutes.

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