Lady Monarchs Knock Off Denver, 71-49

December 12, 1999
By ODU Athletics
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NORFOLK, VA. (Dec. 12)(AP) -- Okeisha Howard scored 18 points and Hamchetou Maiga added 16 points and 10 rebounds as No. 21 Old Dominion beat Denver 71-49 on Sunday.

Lucienne Berthieu and Alli Spence added 11 points each for Old Dominion (6-1), and Natalie Diaz had eight steals, seven points, six rebounds and six assists. Atkinson led Denver (3-3) with 12 points and Melissa Garcia had nine on three 3-pointers.

The Lady Monarchs led 35-28 at halftime, then took command by limiting Denver to six field goals in the second half, three in the final 16:03.

Denver led 19-18 after a 3-pointer by Ashley Atkinson with 7:43 to play in the first half, but the Lady Monarchs forced five turnovers in the Pioneers' next six possessions, scored 12 straight points and never trailed again.

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