Jackie Cook scored 23 points in 29 minutes to lead ODU (7-1), while Shae Kelley had 14 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
ODU, in its second season under
Alana Cesarz had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Rebels (3-7).
The Lady Monarchs will play at 8:30 p.m. Thursday against No. 23 Texas A&M, which won the 2011
A&M, 63rd in the NCAA's most recent Rating Percentage Index to ODU's No. 110 position, improved to 7-3 with a victory over Kansas State.
Norfolk State’s women ended an eight-game slide Wednesday by gutting out a home victory over Chowan.
Hampton High alumna Talaya Lynch led the Division II Hawks (0-8) with 19 points. Aivah Parham paced NSU with 17, and former Crabber Quineshia Leonard had seven rebounds and three blocks for the Spartans.
NSU led 23-13 in the first half. Chowan rallied and went on a 16-6 run for a 48-39 lead, capped by a Lynch 3-pointer.
But Chowan didn’t score in the final 4:25. Kashay Barnes’ 3-pointer with 3:17 left gave NSU the lead to stay at 57-56, and Recca Trice was 3-of-4 on free throws in the final 10 seconds.
Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 24 points as No. 17 North Carolina (11-1) beat
Whitny Edwards led ECU (8-3) with 17 points and her sister Britny had 12. Both are transfers from U.Va. ...
Florida Gulf Coast snapped
Senior guard Fuquan Edwin scored 19 points to lead
Pierria Henry's 14 points and five steals led Charlotte to a 78-62 home victory over Radford. RU's Javonte Green had 16 points and seven rebounds. ...
Women’s-men’s doubleheaders featuring Norfolk State at Howard on Jan. 14 and NSU at Hampton on Feb. 18 were announced as part of
In each case, the women will play at 4:30 p.m. and the men at 7.