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Digest: UMBC men nip JMU, 62-61, in hoops; Loyola beats UMass-Lowell

Digest: UMBC men nip JMU, 62-61, in hoops; Loyola beats UMass-Lowell

Jairus Lyles had 22 points, six rebounds and four assists, and Joe Sherburne scored 18 points to help UMBC (9-3) hold on for a 62-61 win over host James Madison (1-11) on Friday. The Dukes' Joey McLean missed with five seconds left and K.J. Maura secured the defensive rebound to seal the win. The Retrievers began the second half with a 20-8 run and led 47-35 after Maura hit a 3-pointer with 13:12 remaining. Lyles made a 3 four minutes later to push the lead to 52-39 before the Dukes rallied.

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