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JMU basketball coach Matt Brady announces suspensions for Nation, Vodanovich

James Madison Head Men’s Basketball Coach Matt Brady announced today the formal disciplinary actions against junior guard Andre Nation (Plant City, Fla./Faith Baptist Christian) and sophomore forward Tom Vodanovich (Wellington, New Zealand/St. Patrick’s College). Nation and Vodanovich were previously suspended indefinitely on Oct. 6, for their involvement in an off-campus altercation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nation, Vodanovich suspended indefinitely by JMU

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) James Madison coach Matt Brady has suspended guard Andre Nation and forward Tom Vodanovich indefinitely for violating team rules. Brady did not detail the violations in making the announcement Monday night. The Virginia online court system shows Nation was cited for disorderly conduct, public swearing/intoxication and misdemeanor assault on Monday. The junior...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: James Madison and Nike unveil crazy swaggerish football uniforms

The James Madison Dukes may be playing out the 2013 season at the FCS level, but their new Nike uniforms will be right up there with the best of the best.
Via Gamedayr
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Film Session: A look at JMU

The Dukes of James Madison University hit 8-of-23 from distance (34.8 percent) to advance past LIU-Brooklyn on Wednesday night 68-55. The Blackbirds played a healthy amount of zone in the game and it allowed JMU all those looks from distance, as they moved the ball around and found open shooters on the perimeter. Indiana is unlikely to throw much, if any, zone at JMU. Still, the...
Via Inside the Hall
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn-James Madison Preview

James Madison waited 19 years between NCAA appearances. Leading scorer and rebounder Rayshawn Goins will have to wait 20 minutes longer. Goins was suspended by Dukes coach Matt Brady for the first half of the Dukes' First Four game on Wednesday night against LIU Brooklyn after his arrest over the weekend on charges of disorderly conduct and obstructing justice. ''It...
Via Fox Sports
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA tournament primer: James Madison

Record:20-14, 11-7 CAA Seed:16-seed in East Region RPI:185 Coach:Matt Brady, fifth season, first NCAA tournament appearance Last NCAA tournament appearance:Lost to Florida in first round (1994) Notable wins:None Key Player Rayshawn Goins, the Dukes top scorer at 12.7 points per game, has been suspended for the first half of the play-in game against LIU Brooklyn, after he was arrested...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

James Madison ready for First Four without Goins

James Madison is making its first appearance in the NCAA tournament in 19 years. Leading scorer and rebounder Rayshawn Goins won't make his first appearance until the second half. Goins was suspended by Dukes coach Matt Brady for the first 20 minutes of the First Four game on Wednesday night against LIU Brooklyn (20-13). Goins was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Arrested JMU player will be suspended from NCAA game — for a half

The James Madison basketball program has waited 19 years to make a return appearance in the NCAA tournament and for JMU's leading scorer Rayshawn Goins it'll take 20 minutes longer. The senior forward will have to sit out the first half of Tuesday night's game against LIU-Brooklyn after being suspended by coach Matt Brady after Goins was arrested late Saturday night...
Via The Other Paper
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Goins suspended for first half

James Madison coach Matt Brady has suspended scoring and rebounding leader Rayshawn Goins for the first half of the Dukes' NCAA tournament game after Goins was arrested over the weekend. The school says the suspension for the First Four game against LIU Brooklyn on Wednesday night is in accordance with JMU policy. Harrisonburg police say Goins was arrested Sunday on charges...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

James Madison’s Leading Scorer Rayshawn Goins Arrested During Selection Sunday Party

Imagine that you are your teammates are celebrating your school and its basketball team making it to the big dance for the first time since 1994, and your selection Sunday celebration gets interrupted by a couple of police officers looking for the star player. No this is not an episode of punked, but events are real. is reporting that James Madison’s leading scorer...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Leading scorer for James Madison arrested JMU To Play LIU In First Round, PF Goins Arrested Rayshawn Goins, the animated senior power forward who helped lead JMU to its first Colonial Athletic Association basketball championship in 19 years, was arrested Sunday night – mere hours after he attended the selection show at the Convo – on charges of obstruction of justice and disorderly conduct, police said...
Via Inside the Hall
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Team's leading scorer arrested

Just days before the NCAA Tourney, Rayshawn Goins, James Madison's leading scorer, was arrested on charges of obstruction of justice and disorderly conduct.

Via Bush League Chronicle
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

JMU Gets To Play For The Right To Be A 16 Seed Against Indiana

Selection Sunday is coming to a close, so here to take you through it from a JMU perspective is a series of tweets. Dukes! JMU will play LIU Brooklyn at 6:40 p.m. ET on Wednesday. — Ryan Hudson (@ry_hudson) March 17, 2013 7 p.m. Wednesday on truTV (check your local listings) #DancingDukes — JMU Sports Blog (@JMUsportsblog) March 17, 2013 Game will be held in Dayton, OH. If...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

James Madison 63, N.C.-Wilmington 56

Devon Moore scored 19 points and Rayshawn Goins posted a double-double to help James Madison complete the season sweep of UNC Wilmington, defeating the Seahawks 63-56 Monday in Colonial Athletic Association play. Goins and Andre Nation each finished with 11 points. Goins added 12 boards for James Madison, which tallied a 42-30 rebounding advantage. Enoch Hood broke open a 42-42...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

James Madison, Matt Brady, enter make or break season

Credit: JMU Athletics Communications The night of February 20, 2011 was supposed to be a turning point for the James Madison basketball program. Prior to head coach Matt Brady’s arrival in Harrisonburg, the Dukes had muddled for more than a decade since their glory years in the 1990s. Lefty Driesell stalked the sidelines those days, shaking his fist towards a sold out and rollicking...
Via College Chalktalk
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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