Bacote, Freeman lead Old Dominion past Norfolk State 68-57
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Aaron Bacote scored 20 points and Trey Freeman added 19 Tuesday night to lead Old Dominion to a 68-57 win over Norfolk State.
Brandan Stith grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds and Zoran Talley scored 10 points for Old Dominion (7-6).
Freeman made a jumper then a 3-pointer to spark a 10-1 run that put the Monarchs up 22-13 with 11:29 left in the first half, and Old Dominion took a 38-29 lead into the break.
Jordan Butler scored five during a 9-0 run that pulled Norfolk State (5-9) within four with 4:54 remaining, but the Spartans missed their final seven field-goal attempts as Old Dominion closed the game on a 9-2 run.
The Monarchs committed a season-low three turnovers.
Butler and Jeff Short scored 14 apiece for Norfolk State. Butler added seven rebounds and three blocked shots while Short had six boards and six assists.
- Aaron Bacote
- Brandan Stith
- Jeff Short
- Jordan Butler
- Norfolk State Spartans
- Old Dominion Monarchs
- Trey Freeman
- Zoran Talley Jr.