James Madison Dukes (3-0) vs. Howard Bison (2-2)
November 15, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Howard Bison / James Madison Dukes ; Over/Under: -
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The James Madison Dukes and Howard Bison meet Tuesday in college basketball action at Burr Gymnasium. The James Madison Dukes look for a 4-0 start. The Howard Bison look to get a game above a .500 record.
The James Madison Dukes are averaging 108.7 points on 58.4 percent shooting and allowing 52.7 points on 29.8 percent shooting. Takal Molson is averaging 15.3 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Vado Morse is averaging 15.3 points and 4 assists. Terrence Edwards is the third double-digit scorer and Alonzo Sule is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The James Madison Dukes are shooting 53.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The James Madison Dukes are allowing 25.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game.
The Howard Bison are averaging 83.3 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 77.5 points on 48.6 percent shooting. Elijah Hawkins is averaging 12.7 points and 2 rebounds, while Steve Settle III is averaging 11.8 points and 2.5 assists. Jordan Wood is the third double-digit scorer and Bryce Harris is dishing 1.5 assists. The Howard Bison are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Howard Bison are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game.
The James Madison Dukes are probably going to be the favorite here, and they’re off to a fine start, but Howard is no slouch out of the MEAC. The Howard Bison have a couple of guys who can take over games, and their effort against Kentucky on the road is only going to make them better. I’m assuming we’re going to get a handful of points with the Bison. I’ll take them.