Nov. 24, 2008
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) -Jamal Barney scored 19 points in the second half as Loyola (Md.) held off James Madison 64-54 in a NIT Season Tip-Off consolation game on Monday.
Barney finished with 23 points for the Greyhounds (2-3), who led by as many as 14 points in the first half before the Dukes mounted a comeback.
Julius Wells scored 13 points and Kyle Swanston had 10 for James Madison (2-2), which rallied despite shooting just 29.3 percent from the field, including 22.2 percent in the first half.
Down 30-19 at the break, the Dukes opened the second half on an 11-2 run - capped by Dazzmond Thornton's jumper with 17:06 left - to pull within 32-29.
The Greyhounds scored nine unanswered points in the next 3:15 to push their lead into double digits.