Scores

Final

Old Dominion 69

(5-3, 1-0 CAA)

Northeastern 59

(3-3, 0-1 CAA)

1:00 PM ET, December 3, 2011

Matthews Arena, Boston, Massachusetts

1 2 T
ODU 34 3569
NE 31 2859

Top Performers

Old Dominion: K. Bazemore 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

Northeastern: Q. Ford 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Old Dominion 69, Northeastern 59

Associated Press

BOSTON -- Kent Bazemore scored 21 points and Old Dominion defeated Northeastern 69-59 on Saturday in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.

With Northeastern leading 40-38 early in the second half, Old Dominion made a 12-0 run to lead 50-40 with 10:36 to play after two free throws by Nick Wright, who was 8 of 9 from the line. Northeastern could get no closer than five points the rest of the way and the lead remained in double digits for the final 3:39.

Chris Cooper added 17 points and Wright had 13 for the Monarchs (5-3), who own the first two-game winning streak in the 10- game history of the series.

Quincy Ford scored 16 points and Jonathan Lee added 11 for the Huskies (3-3).

Northeastern, which entered the game leading the conference in rebounding average and rebounding margin, was outrebounded 35-30. Old Dominion outscored Northeastern 16-11 on second-chance points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ODU
NE
Points 69 59
FG Made-Attempted 19-53 (.358) 21-49 (.429)
3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 4-18 (.222)
FT Made-Attempted 27-34 (.794) 13-16 (.813)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 1

2011-12 Season

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