HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Dae'Quan Scott ran for 125 yards on 21 carries and scored three touchdowns as James Madison defeated William & Mary 30-24 on Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association play.
The Tribe (7-3, 5-2) jumped out to a 10-0 lead after a 3-yard touchdown pass from Mike Callahan to Alex Gottlieb in the opening quarter and a 22-yard field goal from Drake Kuhn with 4:26 left in the second quarter.
The Dukes (5-5, 2-5) took their first lead, 14-10, with 24 seconds left before halftime after a blocked punt was returned for a score by D.J. Bryant.
Scott extended the James Madison lead to 21-10 on a 3-yard touchdown run with 6:30 left in the third.
Callahan completed a 17-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Moody on the first play of the fourth quarter and then converted a 2-point conversion to tie the score 21-21.
Scott scored on a 30-yard run to put the Dukes in front for good.
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