NORFOLK, Va. -- B.J. Stith scored 17 points and Old Dominon won its fourth straight, beating Norfolk State for the seventh time in the last eight meetings between the teams, posting a 61-50 victory Friday night.
Stith dunked with :41 seconds left in the first half to send the Monarchs into intermission with a 23-22 lead.
Trey Porter gave Old Dominion the lead for good with a pair of free throws with 7:12 left in the game to spark an 8-0 run to extend the lead.
The Monarchs (9-3) struggled from the field all night, hitting just 30.2 percent (16 of 53). But they converted 25 of 32 from the free throw line and outrebounded the Spartans 42-34 to make up for their off-night shooting.
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When Roy Williams is asked about the success his team had tonight, he has a hilarious answer that includes mention of Bill Belichick.
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|North Carolina A&T||4-0||0.5||9-9|
|North Carolina Central||3-1||1.5||8-10|
|South Carolina State||2-2||2.5||4-16|