PHILADELPHIA — Yohanny Dalembert scored 15 points with 12 rebounds to help James Madison dump Drexel 78-56 on Thursday night.
Dalembert was 5 of 9 from the field and had half his rebounds on the offensive glass for the Dukes (17-7, 7-4 Colonial). Ron Curry led JMU with 16 points, and Shakir Brown had 13 points and eight boards. The Dukes won the rebound battle 49-35.
Sammy Mojica led Drexel (3-19, 1-10) with 12 points. Tavon Allen had 11 points with five assists and Kazembe Abif added 10 points and 10 rebounds. The Dragons shot just over 28 percent and went 8 of 28 from beyond the arc.
Drexel got out quick to lead, 13-4, after 5½ minutes. James Madison then went on a 15-2 run and never trailed again. The lead reached 20 points midway through the second half.