Maiga Leads Lady Monarchs In Exhibition Win
By ODU Athletics
Nov. 7, 2001
NORFOLK, VA. - Old Dominion University senior Hamchetou Maiga (Bamako, Mali) scored a game high 22 points to lead the 18th ranked Lady Monarchs to a 89-68 exhibition win over Remus Powerbasket (from Austria) Wednesday evening. Five Lady Monarchs were in double figures.
With the score tied at 24 with 9:13 left in the first half, sophomore Monique Coker (Bronx, NY.) hit a layup to put the Lady Monarchs up for good. Old Dominion proceeded to outscore their international visitors 21-15 the rest of the way for a 45-39 halftime lead.
In the second half Maiga scored 12 points as the Lady Monarchs pulled away, leading by as much as 22, 73-51 with 8:16 left in the game. Lucienne Berthieu (Rennes, France) scored ten points and hauled in ten rebounds, while junior Max Nhassengo (Maputo, Mozambique) scored 14 points, Kim Giddens (Painter, Va.) 12 and Okiesha Howard (Va. Beach, Va.) ten points. Howard also came up with five steals.
Remus Powerbasket was led by Samantha Woosnam and Simona Jurse, each with 20 points. Woosnam hauled in nine rebounds. Remus committed 25 turnovers and shot .472 from the floor. Old Dominion dominated the boards, hauling in 49 rebounds and shooting .494 from the floor.
Old Dominion returns to action on Nov. 13 against M.I. Express. At 7:35 p.m. in their final exhibition game of the season.