Edwards leads James Madison past Troy in Sun Belt tourney

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Reserve Terrence Edwards scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and James Madison beat Troy 75-72 in a Sun Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinal game on Saturday.

Noah Freidel made two foul shots with five seconds left to give the Dukes their 75-72 lead. After a timeout, James Madison’s Mezie Offurum fouled Troy’s Kieffer Punter to force him to the foul line so he couldn’t get off 3-pointer to end it.

Takal Molson scored 15 points and added eight rebounds. Alonzo Sule recorded 10 points and went 5 of 10 from the field for the Dukes (22-10).

Christyon Eugene finished with 26 points and two steals for the Trojans (20-13). Troy also got 20 points, nine rebounds and two steals from Nelson Phillips. Zay Williams also had 13 points and six rebounds.


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