Associated PressDec 2, 2017, 7:40 pm

Defending champion JMU beats Stony Brook in FCS playoffs

James Madison tied a Division I program record with five interceptions

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HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Bryan Schor threw for 255 yards and two touchdowns, and defending champion James Madison tied a Division I program record with five interceptions in a 26-7 victory over 10th-ranked Stony Brook on Saturday in the FCS playoffs.

The Dukes have won 24 straight, dating to last season, for the longest active streak in Division I.

Raven Greene, Jordan Brown, Jimmy Moreland, Rashad Robinson and Curtis Oliver all had interceptions — with Greene returning one 36 yards to tie a program record with 13 career INTs.

Marcus Marshall and Percy Agyei-Obese each had 15 yards rushing as James Madison (12-0) was held to 49 yards on the ground. The Dukes entered averaging 211.4 yards a game on the ground. Terrence Alls caught 10 passes for 94 yards and a score.

JMU scored 26 straight points until Joe Carbone found Harrison Jackson for a 37-yard touchdown with 11:40 remaining in the game.

Carbone threw for 207 yards and a score for Stony Brook (10-3), but was intercepted five times. Jackson made seven catches for 124 yards.

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