Women's Basketball Drops Home Opener To Syracuse, 85-84 In Overtime
|In a pre-game ceremony, Old Dominion University women's basketball retired former Lady Monarch Clarisse Machanguana's jersey number 33.|
Hamchetou Maiga (Bamakok, Maili) led the Lady Monarchs with 24 points. Okeisha Howard (Va. Beach, Va.) added 16 points and Tiffany Thompson (Clinton, Md.) scored 13. Syracuse was led by Beth Record and Leaf Newman with 24 points each. Record also hauled in a game high ten rebounds..
Syracuse shot .444 (36-81) from the field, while Old Dominion was .391 (27-69). Both teams committed 15 turnovers and ODU outrebounded Syracuse, 48-45.
The Lady Monarchs return to action on Nov. 25 when they travel to Chapel Hill, NC to play UNC.