James Madison wins CAA crown, ends NCAA tourney drought
Richmond, VA (Sports Network) - A.J. Davis scored 26 points on 8-of-13 shooting and James Madison moved on to the NCAA Tournament after defeating top-seeded Northeastern, 70-57, in the finals of the CAA Tournament.
Rayshawn Goins had a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds and Andre Nation added 10 points for the Dukes (20-14), who will compete in their fifth NCAA Tournament and first since 1994.
James Madison, which earned the third seed in the tourney, defeated William & Mary, 72-67, on Saturday and took down second-seed Delaware, 58-57, on Sunday to make it to the title game.
Jonathan Lee and David Walker scored 14 and 10 points, respectively, for the Huskies (20-12), who have not made an NCAA Tournament appearance since 1991.
As the top seed, Northeastern earned a first-round bye but just got past fourth-seed George Mason on Sunday, 69-67.
03/11 21:44:16 ET