When JMU men’s basketball squared off with U.Va. on Nov. 10, 2019, the team was playing home games in the Convocation Center, and former head coach Lou Rowe had almost an entirely different roster. The Cavaliers, then the defending national champions, defeated the Dukes — who finished with a…
JMU’s indoor track season began this week with the Liberty Kickoff on Thursday in Lynchburg, Virginia. The Dukes then traveled to Annapolis, Maryland, on Saturday for the Navy Invite.
JMU women's basketball looked to get back on track against undefeated UNC on Sunday. The Dukes' didn't find what they were looking for and fell to the Tar Heels in blowout fashion.
To the quarterfinals the Dukes go as JMU defeated Southeastern Louisiana 59-20 to advance. It was a full effort from JMU and the team advances to play Montana next weekend.
In a breakout second quarter for the Dukes, JMU took a 38-13 lead into the half. With 30 minutes left, here is the good, the bad and the ugly of the Dukes’ first half vs. the Lions.
Southeastern Louisiana sophomore defensive end Justin Douglas grew up with a twin brother. During the 2021 FCS Playoff Selection Show, he jumped up in excitement, texting his brother that they could be playing each other down in the second round of the playoffs.
CAA football is changing — and changing rather quickly. According to a report from the NCAA transfer portal, 497 players have left their respective schools since Monday morning — 213 FCS players.
JMU women’s basketball traveled to Washington, D.C., on Thursday to face George Washington (GW). In a tightly contested outing, the Dukes fell to the Colonials 54-50.
For the first time since 2007, JMU men’s basketball started 7-2 after defeating Eastern Mennonite 96-54. Down two at half, the Dukes dominated in the paint and used points off turnovers to create a cushion.
Sophomore Miranda Stanhope has taken JMU cross country by storm. She’s a top runner for JMU in every one of her career races, including finishing 2nd place at last season’s CAA championship meet — in just her second career race. Stanhope’s been a dominant force since joining the team.
JMU football opens its quest for a national title Saturday, hosting Southeastern Louisiana. Sports Editor Savannah Reger breaks down the matchup and what the team is saying ahead of the game.
It's time for JMU football to head to the postseason but this isn't a new path -- it's one that's similar to 2016. Sports Editor Savannah Reger looks at the patterns between the team then and the team now.
JMU football has its eyes on the prize — the 2021 FCS National Championship. First, the Dukes host Southeastern Louisiana (SLU) in the second round. JMU is back in playoff action for what the team calls "The Final Run." The saying is scattered throughout the Dukes' social media, with the mo…
With the Dukes' basketball program no longer needing to worry about game postponements and cancellations, what's it been like adjusting to the conditioning level of a full season? Staff writer Ryan McGowan answers that and more.
The first round of the 2021 FCS Playoffs is done, and Southeastern Louisiana will travel to Harrisonburg to take on the Dukes. Sports Editor Madison Hricik breaks down the biggest takeaways from SLU vs FAMU, and how that affects JMU.
Over Thanksgiving break, not too much happened in JMU Athletics. Staff Writer Joshua Gingrich recaps both men's and women's basketball in the JMU sports weekly recap.
After competing in the inaugural Naples Invitational last week, JMU men’s basketball traveled two hours to Boca Raton to battle Florida Atlantic University (FAU). The Dukes emerged victorious over the Owls, 69-65.
The NFL is just past the midway point, and in what's been a crazy season, it's hard to tell who the top teams are. There are no zero or one loss teams at the halfway point; every team has two or more losses. But who still remains the best team in the league?
In its first of three road games, JMU women’s basketball traveled north to Buffalo but struggled in the second half and fell 62-45. The Dukes now sit at 3-3, and the Bulls improve to 3-2.
JMU men’s basketball fell to Murray State on Wednesday in the fifth-place match at the Naples Invitational, ending the Dukes’ run in the tournament at 1-2.
Sometimes a scoring run is all it takes, and JMU women’s basketball proved why. An explosive first quarter led to a dominant 77-54 win by the Dukes over North Carolina Central University (NCCU). Grabbing rebounds and transitioning onto offense was the key, and JMU used those to its advantage…
JMU men's basketball entered the second day of the Naples Invitational looking for a win after falling to Kent State on Monday. It took some time but the Dukes bounced back against Wright State and improve to 5-1.
JMU basketball is in high gear this Thanksgiving week as the men are in the Naples invitational and the women's continue at home. Staff writer Courtney Ryder previews what's ahead.
JMU swim and dive finished its fall schedule over the weekend. Swimmers were at the Fall Frenzy while the Divers were at the N.C State invitational.
From JMU basketball to the FCS selection show, a lot happened with the Dukes. Staff writer Joshua Gingrich recaps what happened and storylines to watch.
JMU men's basketball took on Kent State Monday in the first round of the Naples Invitational. It was a fight but ultimately the Dukes fell to the Golden Flashes 74-69.
The FCS playoffs are here and the stage is set. Sports Editor Savannah Reger details the matchups and what to expect from the national championship.
JMU women's basketball snapped a two-game losing streak against Hampton to return to 2-2 on the season. Staff Writer John Breeden breaks down how it all happened.
Gathered together inside Bridgeforth Stadium, JMU football sat in anticipation, waiting to hear its playoff fate. The Dukes watched in near silence as the FCS Selection Show announced JMU as the No. 3 seed, behind No. 1 Sam Houston and No. 2 North Dakota State.
In the final regular season game of the season, JMU dominated Towson in a 56-10 victory to become 10-1 in the regular season. Sports Editor Savannah Reger breaks down how it all happened.
It's senior day at JMU and the Dukes are taking on Towson with the FCS playoffs selection show tomorrow. Sports Editor Madison Hricik shares the good, the bad and the ugly from the game.
JMU men's basketball headed into its last home game until December on a high after beating Eastern Kentucky. George Mason wasn't an easy game but the Dukes hung on, defeating the Patriots 67-64.
In its first road game of the season, JMU women’s basketball took Liberty to overtime but ultimately dropped its second game of the year in a 66-61 loss. In the first six minutes, the Flames jumped out to a 10-2 lead, with a huge part of that coming from a 1-8 start from the field for JMU. C…
JMU lacrosse released its 2022 regular-season schedule Thursday. The reigning CAA champions begin the slate Feb. 12 at home versus North Carolina — the team that knocked the Dukes out of the NCAA tournament last spring — and ends with a trip to Philadelphia to take on Drexel on April 30.
JMU vs GMU has become a big rival for men's basketball, and with the two clashing on Friday night, staff writer Jackson Hepner takes a dive into what to expect.
Although the Dukes aren't in the CAA tournament, the teams get ready to determine who makes the NCAA tournament. Staff writer Logan Skinner details the matchups and what to look for in each squad.
JMU football takes on Towson for Senior Day. Sport Editor Savannah Reger details the matchup and what's to come for JMU
JMU wide receivers Kris Thornton and Antwane Wells Jr. have provided a new level of achievement for the Dukes. Sports Editor Madison Hricik breaks down her analysis of what their presence has meant for the Dukes.
JMU men's basketball headed to Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday ready to take on the Colonels. Although down 10 at multiple points, the Dukes took the game thanks to a Charles Falden basket in the last 10 seconds.
Their is lots on the JMU athletics schedule this week. Staff writer Courtney Ryder details what's ahead.
Between JMU basketball tipping off and the Dukes hitting the road against William & Mary, a lot happened in JMU Athletics this week. Staff Writer Joshua Gingrich details what happened as well as other news in JMU Athletics.
It's the final Coaches Chatter of the season as the teams prepare for the playoffs. Sports Editor Savannah Reger highlights key points from Curt Cignetti and other news around the CAA.
JMU women’s basketball came into its second game of the season against No. 4 Maryland with high expectations. Unfortunately for the Dukes, this game didn’t go how they expected. JMU was outmatched by the Terrapins, ultimately falling 81-45.
JMU cross country competed in the NCAA Southeast Regional meet Friday in Lexington, Kentucky. The Dukes were led by sophomore Miranda Stanhope, who placed 28th with a time of 20:58.
JMU volleyball battled it out against Hofstra in the final match of the regular season. After sweeping the first match Saturday, it was the Pride’s turn to shine. The Dukes put up a fight, but ultimately, they couldn’t bring the same level of play for day two — Hofstra came out stronger and…
One more road game and JMU football took care of business. The Dukes took on William & Mary at Zable Stadium once again, this time leaving with the 32-22 victory.
It was a battle of two future conference rivals Saturday at the Atlantic Union Bank Center as JMU men's basketball welcomed Old Dominion. It was close until the end but the Dukes held on, defeating the Monarchs 58-53.
Halfway through JMU football leads William & Mary 13-0. Sports Editor Savannah Reger shares the good, the bad and the ugly of the Dukes' first half performance.
JMU traveled to Hempstead, New York, to face Hofstra in its final series of the regular season. The Dukes swept the Pride, winning 3-0 (27-25, 25-21, 25-22).
The energy in Sinclair Gymnasium was undeniable Sunday as fans rallied to cheer on JMU volleyball against Towson on Senior Day. The Dukes and Tigers both brought their A-games, but Towson ultimately pulled ahead and won the match 3-1 (25-16, 22-25, 25-15, 25-20).