ODU Falls to NC State, 87-78
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Old Dominion's Andrew McCullum scored 23 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the floor. Ricardo Marsh added 16 points and Nance added 11 but ODU fell to NC State, 87-78 on Saturday (Dec. 2).
Archie Miller scored 22 points and North Carolina State shot 65 percent from the floor as the Wolfpack beat Old Dominion 87-78 Saturday night.
North Carolina State (4-2) shot 70 percent in the first half to take a 43-29 lead at the break. The Monarchs (1-6) shot only 39 percent in the first half, 44 percent for the game.
Old Dominion whittled the margin to six at 48-54 on a 3-pointer by Troy Nance with 9:56 remaining, but Miller responded with a 3 and the Monarchs could get no closer than seven the rest of the way.
Kenny Inge was 11-of-17 from the free throw line and finished with 21 points for the Wolfpack. Anthony Grundy chipped in 15 points and eight rebounds, and Clifford Crawford dished out 10 assists.
Old Dominion's Andrew McCullum scored 23 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the floor. Ricardo Marsh added 16 points and Nance added 11.
The Monarchs relied heavily on the 3-pointer, hitting 10 of 26. The Wolfpack was 6-of-8 from long range.
The Wolfpack's .650 (26-40) shooting from the field is an ODU opponent record at Scope, as well as the 16-23 (.696) shooting in the first half. Monarch freshman point guard Troy Nance dished out a career high 10 assists and scored a career high 11 points.
Old Dominion begins its CAA season on Wednesday when the Monarchs travel to Richmond, Va. to take on the Spiders at 7:30 p.m.