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Old Dominion beats Georgia State 62-60 in overtime
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012

ATLANTA (AP)—Kent Bazemore scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Old Dominion past Georgia State 62-60 in overtime on Wednesday night.

Chris Cooper had 11 points and 15 rebounds for the Monarchs who outrebounded Georgia State (19-10, 10-7 Colonial Athletic Association) 50-39.

The Panthers led 54-51 before Bazemore hit a 3-pointer to tie it with 2:08 left. Jihad Ali made two free throws to put Georgia State back on top but Dimitri Batten scored on a layup and the Monarchs held Georgia State scoreless over the final minute to push the game into overtime.

Old Dominion (19-11, 13-4) dominated the extra period, going ahead 61-56 behind a Donte Hill layup and Bazemore 3-pointer, while holding the Panthers without a point until Eric Buckner’s free throws with 49 seconds remaining.

Ali led Georgia State with 20 but the Panthers shot just 29.3 percent (22 of 75) from the field.

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 Top Performers
 Old Dominion
Chris Cooper Chris Cooper
3-11,  11 Pts
17 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Georgia St.
Jihad Ali Jihad Ali
8-16,  20 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists

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