Monarchs Defeat Tribe, 71-62

February 12, 2000
By ODU Athletics

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    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) (Feb. 12) - Pierre Greene scored 18 points as Old Dominion broke ahead with a 10-2 first-half run to beat William and Mary 71-62.

    Andre McCullum added 17 points for the Monarchs (11-15, 6-7 Colonial Athletic Association), who snapped a three-game losing streak.

    Mike Johnson led the Tribe (9-14, 4-8) with 16 points.

    Old Dominion trailed 12-11 eight minutes into the game, but rallied to take a 21-14 on McCullum's jumper 8:14 before half-time. William and Mary cut the lead to 21-20, but the Monarchs countered with a 9-2 run and the Tribe never threatened again.

    Old Dominion hit four of its five three-point shots and held the Tribe to 35 percent shooting from the floor.

    For Greene, the 18 points equaled his career high he scored earlier in the year against George Washington. The Monarchs play their final home game Wednesday night in the fieldhouse against East Carolina at 7:35 p.m. It will be senior night for Skipper Youngblood and Freddie Bryant.

    At halftime of todays game, the university honored the 1975 NCAA Division II National Championship squad. It is the 25 anniversary.

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