HARRISONBURG, Va. — Matt Milon scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead five in double-figure scoring and William & Mary beat James Madison 84-76 on Tuesday night.
A 15-2 run gave William & Mary (9-4, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) the lead for good, 56-50 with 14 minutes left. Justin Pierce scored seven points, including a dunk, and Connor Burchfield scored four points during the stretch. James Madison (4-11, 0-2) pulled to 75-71 with 1:35 remaining, but Milon answered with a 3-point play and David Cohn made four free throws and Pierce added two more to seal it.
Milon was 7 of 14 from the field, Cohn finished with 17 points, Burchfield had 15 points and Pierce added 13. Nathan Knight chipped in 16 points and 12 rebounds for Williams & Mary, which shot 52 percent from the floor and was 22-of-26 shooting (85 percent) from the line.
Stuckey Mosley and Matt Lewis had 13 points apiece for James Madison.