James Madison wins CAA crown, ends NCAA tourney drought

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Updated: March 11, 2013

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.