Edwards scores 30, James Madison defeats Georgia State 84-78 for its ninth victory in a row


ATLANTA (AP) — Terrence Edwards scored 30 points and James Madison beat Georgia State 84-78 on Wednesday night for its ninth victory in a row.

Edwards also contributed five assists for the Dukes (27-3, 15-3 Sun Belt Conference). T.J. Bickerstaff scored 14 points and added 13 rebounds. Noah Freidel had nine points and was 4 of 8 shooting (1 for 5 from 3-point range).

Lucas Taylor led the Panthers (13-16, 7-10) in scoring, finishing with 18 points. Jay'Den Turner added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Georgia State. Dwon Odom also had 13 points and two steals.