HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Grant Riller scored a season-high 36 points, draining 6 of 7 from 3-point distance and College of Charleston raced away from James Madison 87-68 on Thursday night.
Riller pushed his streak of scoring in double digits to 50 games and rose to sixth place in the Colonial Athletic Association career scoring list. He was 11-for-17 shooting from the field and added seven rebounds. It was his third 30-point game this season.
Brevin Galloway added 13 points with five steals for College of Charleston (13-9, 7-3 Colonial Athletic Conference). Zep Jasper added 12 points. Sam Miller had nine rebounds.
Darius Banks pulled James Madison as close as 59-54 midway through the second half, but Riller scored on a drive, Galloway stole the ball and scored on the fast break and the Cougars went on a 19-4 tear to put the game away with a season-high 47 points in the second half.
Matt Lewis had 22 points for the Dukes (8-13, 1-9), whose losing streak stretched to seven games. Dwight Wilson added 17 points and 15 rebounds. Banks had 12 points.