VMI vs Old Dominion

VMI 76, Old Dominion 71

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Stan Okoye scored 22 points and D.J. Covington added 13 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks as Virginia Military Institute held off Old Dominion 76-71 Wednesday night for the Keydets' first win over the Monarchs since 1978.

After a 3-pointer by Dimitri Batten, who led Old Dominion with a career-high 21 points, made it 73-71 with 29 seconds left, VMI's Rodney Glasgow scored on a three-point play 9 seconds later. Covington then blocked two shots to help preserve the win.

The Keydets (2-3), who led 47-34 at the half and by 10 with 14:42 to go, saw the Monarchs (1-4) storm back to lead 64-61 with 5:19 remaining.

Brian Brown's first basket of the game tied it, and Okoye scored four straight points to push VMI ahead 68-65.

The Keydets forced four key turnovers in the final 2:41, two steals by Okoye and one apiece by Glasgow and Covington.

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VMI Keydets
N. Gore, F331-60-26512
S. Okoye, F309-183-573122
D. Covington, C374-105-7101113
R. Glasgow, G355-102-415313
B. Brown, G162-20-01115
P. Anglade183-50-01016
D. Albritton153-50-01209
G. Stephenson102-32-21006
T. Marshall60-10-00020
Totals 29-6012-2034171076
 48.3%60% 
Old Dominion Monarchs
R. Ross, F305-80-091310
D. Painter, C191-60-09022
D. Hill, G335-110-274213
D. Clark, G234-81-20219
D. Batten, G227-143-444121
K. Palmore222-60-03344
A. Bacote213-110-02326
N. Wright191-60-04002
A. Larsen112-30-03114
Totals 30-734-847181671
 41.1%50% 
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