Drexel vs Old Dominion

Drexel 81, Old Dominion 77

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Damion Lee scored a career-high 34 points with 10 rebounds as Drexel held off Old Dominion 81-77 Thursday night to snap a two-game skid and split the season series.

Lee was 11-of-14 shooting, hitting 7 of 8 3-pointers.

The Monarchs, who defeated Drexel 78-66 on Feb. 7 prior to losing four of their next five games, trailed by 15 before tying it at 53. After the Dragons (12-17, 8-9 Colonial Athletic Association) regained a four-point lead, Old Dominion knotted it at 59 with 7:45 remaining.

Lee answered with seven points on a 10-1 Drexel run, but the Monarchs came back again, closing to 79-77 with 43 seconds left. Old Dominion's Richard Ross blocked Frantz Massenat's shot, then Drexel's Dartaye Ruffin stole the ball. Massenat sealed it with two free throws to finish with 22 points.

DeShawn Painter and Aaron Bacote scored 15 points apiece to lead the Monarchs (4-25, 2-15).

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Drexel Dragons
D. Ruffin, F372-61-26125
D. McCoy, F190-10-05240
D. Lee, G3811-145-7100334
D. Thomas, G365-130-026113
F. Massenat, G306-148-806422
K. Abif190-10-05040
A. Younger100-00-01320
T. Allen92-51-20107
G. Pantovic20-00-00010
Totals 26-5415-1931192181
 48.1%78.9% 
Old Dominion Monarchs
D. Painter, F326-132-2101215
N. Wright, F212-62-55026
A. Bacote, G355-102-322315
D. Hill, G344-64-504314
K. Palmore, G252-45-71339
R. Ross273-30-07216
D. Batten265-110-033212
Totals 27-5315-2229151677
 50.9%68.2% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.7-018-232
Charleston6-115-556
Northeastern5-212-797
J. Madison4-36-14273
Will. & Mary3-39-8116
Elon3-411-9175
Towson3-411-9125
Drexel1-57-12236
Hofstra1-69-11190
Delaware1-68-12254

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.6-016-324
La. Tech5-113-6196
UAB5-112-7126
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
So. Miss3-36-12338
UTEP2-34-13346
Rice2-412-7167
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-55-12335
North Texas0-66-12292
FIU0-64-15347
 
Other games
OHST 63 Final
NW 53
UTST 61 Final
LT 84
DUKE 68 Final
UVA 73
GONZ 70 Final
BYU 65
ORST 75 Final
ORE 85