Old Dominion 73, Missouri St. 67

Kent Bazemore scored 28 points as Old Dominion downed Missouri

State 73-67 on Saturday.

Old Dominion (18-11) found its groove in the final minutes

before halftime, erasing a five-point deficit and capturing a 27-25

lead on a jumper by Bazemore with 1:29 left in the first half to

lead 30-27 at the break. The Big Blue surrendered their advantage

twice in the first four minutes of the second half before leading

permanently for the remainder by as many as nine.

Kyle Weems led with 15 points and Anthony Downing added 13 for

Missouri State (16-13), which dominated scoring in the paint,

outscoring Old Dominion 34-12.

Trian Iliadis added 14 points for the Big Blue.

The matchup was part of the BracketBusters event.