The game was tied 17-17 after three quarters, then Dae’Quan Scott rushed for his third touchdown of the night from 2 yards out for a 24-17 James Madison lead. Scott finished with 126 yards on 29 carries.
The winning drive for James Madison (2-1) covered 52 yards on eight plays and took 2:11.
Brown’s passing kept the Flames in the game. He completed 24 of 29 attempts for 298 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for a 2-yard score.