Gerald Lee scored 18 points to lead Old Dominion to a 69-65 victory over Virginia Commonwealth on Saturday.
The Monarchs (16-9, 9-6 Colonial Athletic Association) scored
seven consecutive points in a one-minute span to break a tie and
help secure its fifth win in six games.
Lee hit a jumper to give Old Dominion a 59-57 lead with 2:25
remaining in the game. Darius James followed with two free throws
and Ben Finney hit a 3-pointer to give the Monarchs a 64-57 lead
with 1:25 remaining.
Eric Maynor, who scored 22 points for Virginia Commonwealth
(18-8, 11-4), cut the lead to 65-62 with 50 seconds left, but
Finney hit two free throws and the Monarchs put the game away from
Finney had 16 points and Frank Hassell added 10 points for Old
Bradford Burgess scored 16 and Larry Sanders had 10 points and
14 rebounds for the Rams.