The University of Maine football team led No. 11 James Madison early in the second quarter.

However, three unanswered second-half touchdowns by the Dukes allowed them to take the lead and ultimately capture the victory, 28-10, on Saturday afternoon in front of 25,330 fans at Bridgeforth Stadium.

Josh Mack led the way for the Maine offense, rushing for 144 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries. The total marked the third straight game in which Mack has rushed for 100- yards or more, and the sixth time he has gone over the century mark on the ground.

Defensively, the Black Bears were impressive despite facing a James Madison offense which ranked at the top of the Colonial Athletic Association in several categories. Maine was able to hold the Dukes, who entered averaging 53.7 points per game, to its lowest point total of the season. The Black Hole also limited James Madison, which entered action averaging 334.7 yards on the ground, to 191 rush yards.

Sterling Sheffield was the highlight on defense for Maine, finishing with eight tackles and two-and-a-half sacks. Taji Lowe added a career-high 10 stops

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