James Madison Dukes Basketball Schedule
Once again the college basketball season is upon us and there is arguably
no better place to be than inside Convocation Center, the Harrisonburg, Virginia home of the James Madison Dukes. As the Dukes
enter Colonial Athletic Association play they will be looking to score some big time upsets as they try to reestablish themselves
as a major factor in the conference en route to an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Replete with impressive passing, dunking,
shooting, and lock down defense, the James Madison Dukes always bring the excitement. The Dukes had their share of struggles
last season, finishing 11-20 and in 7th place in the Colonial Athletic Association, but they have a strong core of returning
players who are determined to turn things around.
The James Madison Dukes will once again be going up against all of
the toughest teams in the Colonial Athletic Association including the Charleston Cougars,the Delaware Fightin' Hens, the Drexel
Dragons, the Elon Phoenix, the Hofstra Pride, the Northeastern Huskies, the Towson Tigers, the University of North Carolina
– Wilmington Seahawks, and the William & Mary Tribe. Navigating through the difficult Colonial Athletic Association
regular season schedule is a daunting task but this year's Dukes team seems to have the talent to make some real noise in
the conference as they attempt to climb up the standings and score some big wins on their way to another NCAA Tournament appearance.
The Dukes will need all the help they can get from their dedicated fan base when they take on tough teams at the Convocation
Center so be sure to get your tickets to support the Dukes from StubHub as soon as possible.
James Madison Dukes
The James Madison Dukes basketball team has long been the talk of Harrisonburg, Virginia since the
program began. On game day the student section known as the Electric Zoo really gets Convocation Center rocking, making it
tough for any opposing team to leave the gym with a victory. Head coach Matt Brady has helped turn the team into serious Colonial
Athletic Association competitors once again and will be looking to guide them back to the NCAA Tournament for the second time.
There is definitely excitement in the air surrounding this year's team and you will want to be there cheering them on from
James Madison Dukes Basketball Conference
The James Madison Dukes play in the Colonial Athletic
Association which has been one of the best mid-major conferences in all of college hoops since it was first founded back in
1979. Basketball has always been a big deal in the conference as it was originally founded as the ECAC South basketball league
and only began sponsoring football in 2005. There are currently ten universities participating in the Colonial Athletic Conference:
the Charleston Cougars, the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens, the Drexel Dragons, the Elon Phoenix, the Hofstra Pride, the James
Madison Dukes, the Northeastern Huskies, the Towson Tigers, the University of North Carolina – Wilmington Seahawks,
and the William & Mary Tribe. During the 2014-2015 season the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens will be the reigning conference
regular season and tournament champions and will have to be ready to take the best shots of all the other teams trying to
knock them off. If you are looking for some of the best action in college hoops you have come to the right place in the Colonial
Attending a top college basketball game is one of the best experiences
to be found in sports. Many of the best student athletes in the world take the court in college basketball, when this is combined
with some of the most passionate fans in all of sports there is an atmosphere in the arena that cannot be found anywhere else.
When you set foot in the Convocation Center for a James Madison Dukes home basketball game this will all be clear. As the
teams set up for opening jump ball the fans get on their feet and loudly cheer for their alma mater and hometown favorites.
The game continues full of end to end action, big time shots, and clutch defensive stops. All of a sudden the clock is winding
down in the second half and the two sides are wrapped up in yet another tight contest. Your palms get sweaty with each trip
down the floor and each time a player from your favorite team lets loose a shot you hold your breath until the ball tickles
the twine. This continues until the final buzzer when the Dukes' side erupts after another big win and their fans exit of
the arena in jubilation. The moment you leave the Convocation Center you will want to immediately start planning your next
trip to the venue to cheer on the Dukes.
The James Madison Dukes have been to the NCAA Tournament
5 times and have won one game in all but one NCAA Tournament appearances.