Men's Basketball Falls To James Madison, 67-61

January 30, 2002
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Jan 30, 2002

Box Score

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - David Fanning scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half Wednesday night and James Madison built a narrow halftime lead it never lost in a 67-61 victory against Old Dominion.

The Dukes (10-8, 3-6 Colonial Athletic Association) led 28-26 at the break and pushed their advantage to as many as 10 points on two occassions. ODU led 25-23 with 3:20 left in the first half on a John Waller three-pointer. In the second half , ODU cut the lead to four, 65-61 on a Marsh layup and had a chance with seven seconds left to get to two.

Old Dominion (10-10, 4-6) got a career-high 27 points and 11 rebounds from Ricardo Marsh, but shot just 38.7 percent and was outscored 16-8 at the free-throw line. Marsh also performed the double-double for the third time this season.

Kenny Whitehead had a career-high 13 points for the Dukes, and Tim Lyle also scored 13. The Monarchs got 13 points from Rasheed Wright and 12 from Pierre Greene. ODU outrebounded the Dukes, 41-33, including 21 offensive rebounds.

The Monarchs return to action on Saturday when they travel to the University of Delaware for a 7:30 p.m. game.