Finney Leads ODU In Exhibition Win

November 05, 2007
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Nov. 5, 2007

Box Score

NORFOLK, VA--Old Dominion University freshman forward Ben Finney scored a game high 17 points on eight for nine shooting from the field to lead the Monarchs to a 78-65 exhibition win over Shepherd University (WVA.) Monday night.

Senior guard Brian Henderson added 11 points, while Marsharee Neely and Sam Harris came off the bench to score nine each. Jonathan Adams scored eight points and had a game high nine rebounds.Freshman Darius James dished out a game high five assists on the night.

ODU's biggest lead was 20, 60-40 with 11:14 left in the game, and again with 2:13 left at 78-58. The Monarchs shot .446 (29-65) from the floor and outrebounded the Rams, 46-31.

Shephered was led by Derek Gallagher with 20 points as he hit eight of twelve shots from the floor.He scored 14 of those points in the second half. Fred Lymas added 16 points and five boards. Shepherd shot .434 (23-53) from the floor.

The Monarchs open the regular season on Sunday at 2 p.m. against South Carolina State in the Constant Center. This game is part of the Findlay Las Vegas Tournament.