Thursday's local women's college basketball roundup: ODU handles Towson, improves to 11-3

Shae Kelley scored 14 points and Galaisha Goodhope 12 to help the Old Dominion women beat Towson 65-55 Thursday at the Constant Center.

For Towson, Tanisha McTiller had 19 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, while Nyree Williams had 16 points and 10 rebounds.

After a Tigers rally, Goodhope’s two free throws with 13:55 left gave the Lady Monarchs (11-3, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) the lead to stay at 37-36.


William and Mary's trend to lose close games continued with a 71-69 overtime loss at Northeastern (9-4, 2-0 CAA).


The Tribe (2-12, 0-3) — only two of whose defeats have been by double digits — was led by Emily Correal's 21 points and Janine Aldridge's 19. ...

Hollie Mershon hit two free throws with 4 seconds left, capping Drexel's comeback from a 15-point first-half deficit to a 48-46 win at James Madison. Tarik Hislop's 25-footer at the buzzer for JMU hit the front rim. ...


CAA favorite Delaware routed George Mason 62-27 in Newark as All-American Elena Delle Donne had 19 points.


Telia McCall had 18 points, 10 rebounds and four steals as Virginia (10-5, 2-2 ACC) defeated Georgia Tech 62-51 in Atlanta. The Cavaliers led 18-4 and never were threatened. ...

Kristen Doherty scored 15 as Boston College defeated Virginia Tech 53-46 in Blacksburg despite Uju Ugoka’s 21 points for the Hokies, who shot 27.5 percent. ...


Elizabeth Williams of Virginia Beach had 21 points and four blocks as No. 4 Duke (14-0, 4-0 ACC) beat visiting Clemson 82-45. ...

No. 10 Maryland beat No. 24 Miami 84-62 as Chloe Pavlech shot 8-of-11 from the field and scored 20 for the host Terps. ...

No. 11 North Carolina (16-1, 4-0 AC) won 70-66 at N.C. State behind Waltiea Rolle’s 10 points and three blocks.


Radford overcame a 12-point first-half deficit to edge Big South rival Gardner-Webb 72-69 in overtime in Boiling Springs, N.C.

Sarah Tabb's layup to start overtime gave the Highlanders, coached by Kecoughtan High graduate Tajama Abraham Ngongba, the lead to stay at 59-57. ...

Celeste Stewart poured in a career-high 21 points to help lift East Carolina over Conference USA foe Rice 60-41 in Greenville, N.C.