Jackie Cook scored 18 points as Old Dominion’s women improved to 6-1 with a 59-33 rout of North Carolina Central in a Friday matinee.
The Lady Monarchs will go on a 12-day break for exams before playing Dec. 19 at UNLV in a tournament.
The game drew a season-best 5,287 fans to the Constant Center, including more than 3,000 students from local elementary schools on ODU’s second annual Education Day.
NCCU (0-10) tied the game at 13 with 10:38 left in the first half, but freshman LaQuanda Younger from Warwick High and fellow reserve Becca Allison sparked ODU on a 28-6 run bridging the halves.
Younger had a season-high eight points and Allison scored a season-high 10, both in 19 minutes of play. The Lady Monarchs’ bench outscored the NCCU reserves 26-0.
Ashley Betz-White had six steals, and Mairi Buchan had six assists.
Central’s Chasidy Williams had 17 points, 11 rebounds and seven steals.
Alyssa Bennett had 20 points and 12 rebounds as Hampton (7-3) increased its winning streak to three by breezing at Maryland
Bennett, a Hampton High graduate, got plenty of support from
High alumna Nicole Hamilton (18 points, nine assists, five rebounds) and Ryan Jordan (13 points, seven rebounds).
Ashley Lambert had 11 points for UMBC, which shot just 27 percent.
Junior Danita Whitaker had 17 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Lady Builders (4-2) on the opening night of the PSU Brandywine Holiday Classic.
Tevin Andrews scored 22 of his 31 points in the second half as the Builders (6-4) slowly pulled away on the Florida Christian College Holiday Classic’s opening night in
FCC tied the score to start the second half on a layup from Alex Sanchez, but the Builders responded with a Latrone Demiel 3-pointer and never relinquished the lead.