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No. 9 Villanova tops No. 2 James Madison 28-27 in FCS

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Daniel Smith and Rayjoun Pringle combined on a 57-yard touchdown for the winning points late in the third quarter, and the Villanova defense shut out James Madison in the second half for a 28-27 upset in a Top 25 FCS showdown on Saturday.

James Madison, ranked second in the FCS coaches poll, put together two long drives in the fourth quarter but Ethan Ratke missed 27- and 36-yard field goals. In the first half he hit from 41 and 21 yards, giving him 81 made field goals in his career.

Justin Covington scored an a 56-yard burst up the middle for ninth-ranked Villanova (3-1, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) and Smith had a 15-yard TD on a keeper.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: C. Johnson1301
Passing TDs: C. Johnson14
Rushing Yards: L. Palmer330
Rushing TDs: P. Agyei-Obese2
Receiving Yards: A. Wells Jr.397
Receiving TDs: A. Wells Jr.5
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 vs. Morehead State W 68 - 10
9/11 vs. Maine W 55 - 7
9/18 at Weber State W 37 - 24
10/2 at New Hampshire W 23 - 21
10/9 vs. Villanova L 27 - 28
10/16 at Richmond 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
10/23 at Delaware 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
10/30 vs. Elon 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
11/6 vs. Campbell 12:30 PT1:30 MT2:30 CT3:30 ET7:30 GMT3:30 北京时间12:30 MST1:30 CST2:30 EST
11/13 at William & Mary 12:30 PT1:30 MT2:30 CT3:30 ET8:30 GMT4:30 北京时间1:30 MST2:30 CST3:30 EST
11/20 vs. Towson 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
Colonial Athletic Association
  Conference Overall
12 Rhode Island 3-0 5-0
William & Mary 2-0 4-1
6 Villanova 2-0 4-1
8 James Madison 2-1 4-1
23 New Hampshire 2-1 3-2
14 Delaware 2-1 3-2
Elon 2-1 3-3
Towson 1-1 2-3
Richmond 0-2 2-3
Maine 0-3 1-4
Stony Brook 0-3 1-5
Albany 0-3 0-5
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2329 (19)
Passing Yards: 1345 (26)
Rushing Yards: 984 (23)
Points per game: 42.0 (6)
Yards per game: 465.8 (8)
Touchdowns: 23 (16)
Field Goals: 9 (9)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1266 (7)
Passing Yards: 995 (31)
Rushing Yards: 271 (3)
Points per game: 18.0 (15)
Yards per game: 253.2 (4)
Touchdowns: 9 (13)
Field Goals: 5 (63)
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