Ihenacho’s 15 lead James Madison past Georgia State 63-47

ATLANTA (AP) — Tyree Ihenacho’s 15 points helped James Madison defeat Georgia State 63-47 in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both schools on Thursday night.

Ihenacho also contributed four steals for the Dukes (10-4). Noah Freidel was 3 of 9 shooting, including 2 for 7 from distance, and went 5 for 7 from the line to add 13 points. Takal Molson shot 5 for 13, including 0 for 4 from beyond the arc to finish with 12 points.

Dwon Odom led the Panthers (7-6) in scoring, finishing with 17 points, seven rebounds and two steals. Evan Johnson added nine points for Georgia State. Brenden Tucker also had seven points and two steals.

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Both teams next play Saturday. James Madison visits Marshall while Georgia State hosts South Alabama.

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