Old Dominion beats James Madison 80-74
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP)—Gerald Lee scored 23 points and Ben Finney added 19 as Old Dominion pulled away in the second half for an 80-74 win over James Madison on Wednesday night.
Old Dominion (12-8, 5-5 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed 33-32 at the half, but used a 12-2 run early in the second half to go up 49-40 with 12:41 remaining. The Dukes used a quick burst to cut it to 53-50, but could get no closer.
James Madison (13-9, 5-5) lost for the third time in its last four games. The Dukes won the teams’ first meeting of the season, 70-62, at Old Dominion on Jan. 7.
Keyon Carter added 13 points for the Monarchs, while Frank Hassell had 10 points and eight boards.
Andrey Semenov led James Madison with 16 points—13 in the first half. Kyle Swanston added 14 points, while Dazzmond Thornton and Ben Louis each tallied 11.