Saturday, September 21, 2013

Halftime: JMU 20, Charlotte 7

James Madison increased its lead to 20-7 in the second quarter, getting a 37-yard pass from Michael Birdsong to Quintin Hunter with 6:17 left in the half. The point-after kick missed.

The Dukes had gotten the ball after Charlotte's Martay Mattox fumbled taking a direct from center.

Charlotte and James Madison traded turnovers from there on out, with the 49ers' Terrance Winchester intercepting Birdsong and the Dukes' Kwe'Shon Williams intercepting Matt Johnson when receiver Austin Duke couldn't handle the pass.

James Madison's Dae'Quan Scott already has 134 yards rushing and two touchdowns. The Dukes have outgained Charlotte 321-131 in total offense. Johnson has completed 8 of 14 passes for 67 yards and leads the 49ers in rushing with 47 yards and a touchdown.

James Madison has also dominated possession, 20:13 to 9:47.