Old Dominion 69, Hofstra 61

Trian Iliadis scored 19 points and Old Dominion beat Hofstra

69-61 Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association play.

Iliadis was 8 of 13 from the field, 2 of 4 from 3-point range

and recorded three steals.

Hofstra led 48-41 early in the second half after two Stephen

Nwaukoni free throws. But Chris Cooper knocked down two free throws

of his own, sparking a 9-0 Old Dominion (10-8, 5-1) run to give the

Monarchs a 50-48 lead. Iliadis capped the run with a steal and fast

break layup.

Hofstra (6-12, 0-6) tied the game at 54-all but lliadis made a

jumper and Kent Bozeman hit a 3-pointer to put Old Dominion back up

by five, 59-54.

Bozeman finished with 16 and Cooper added 13 points and eight

rebounds for the Monarchs.

Hofstra shot 26.9 percent (7 of 26) from the field in the second

half and was outscored 36-23 during the period.