Old Dominion Falls To Texas A&M-CC, 71-67, Still Tourney Champions

November 28, 2004
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Nov. 28, 2004

Box Score

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Thomas Bailey scored 17 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated Old Dominion 71-67 on Sunday in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times Challenge.

The score was tied 35-35 at the half.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4-1) made 10-of-10 free throws in the final five minutes. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi shot 52 percent for the game, while Old Dominion (4-1) shot 47 percent.

The Monarchs, Kent State and Texas A&M Corpus Christi each finished with 3-1 records in the classic, but ODU wins the tournament on the tie-breaker as they allowed fewer points in the four games.

Isaiah Hunter was named the tournament MVP while teammates Arnaud Dahi and Alex Loughton joined him on the All-Tournament team.

Bailey made 6-of-8 field goals. Travis Bailey scored 14 points for the Islanders and Corey Stokes, who scored 13 points, made 9-of-11 free throws.

Arnaud Dahi led Old Dominion with 17 points. He made 7-of-12 field goals.

The Islanders were 24-32 from the free throw line, while ODU got just five free throw attempts, making two.

The Monarchs return to action on Wednesday night when they host Virginia Military Institute at 7 p.m. in the Constant Center.