Old Dominion knocks off Towson 71-62

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP)—Gerald Lee scored 19 points and had 11 rebounds to lead Old Dominion to a 71-62 victory over Towson on Tuesday night.

It was Lee’s second double-double of the season for the Monarchs (14-8, 7-5 Colonial Athletic Association), who won for the fourth time in five games.

Trailing 51-47 with 9:27 remaining in the game, Old Dominion took command by going on an 18-5 run to lead 65-56 with 4:37 left.

Lee keyed the run with nine points.

Towson’s David Brewster countered with a 3-pointer to cut the advantage to 65-59 with 3:49 left, but the Tigers (8-16, 3-9) couldn’t get closer and lost for the eighth time in nine games.

Frank Hassell added 17 points and nine rebounds for Old Dominion, which outrebounded Towson 46-31.

Jarrel Smith led the Tigers with 14 points and Robert Nwankwo had 13 points and 13 rebounds. Troy Franklin added 12 points.

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Robert Nwankwo Robert Nwankwo
5-6,  13 Pts
13 Rebs, 0 Assists
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Frank Hassell Frank Hassell
7-8,  17 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists

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