Old Dominion defeats NC Central 79-54

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP)—Keyon Carter, Ben Finney and Frank Hassell scored 12 points apiece to lead Old Dominion in a 79-54 win against North Carolina Central on Sunday.

Carter also grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds, notching a double-double for the Monarchs (4-3). Gerald Lee added 11 points and two blocks.

Philip Branch scored a game-high 15 points, including hitting 5 of 11 3-point attempts, to lead the Eagles (0-11).

The Monarchs shot 57.6 percent from the field (19 of 33) in the first half, earning them a 41-19 halftime lead. The Eagles were just 1 of 10 from beyond the arc in the opening half.

Old Dominion outrebounded N.C. Central 46-25 in the contest, and got 30 bench points compared to nine for the Eagles to help seal the victory.

N.C. Central is now 4-37 since transitioning to Division I to start the 2007-2008 season.

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 Top Performers
 N.C. Central
Vincent Davis Vincent Davis
4-9,  11 Pts
6 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Old Dominion
Keyon Carter Keyon Carter
5-7,  12 Pts
10 Rebs, 2 Assists

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