Balanced Attack Leads Monarchs Over Mt. Olive In Exhibition Opener
Oct. 31, 2007
NORFOLK, VA-- Four Monarchs broke into double figures led by Jonathan Adams and red-shirt freshman Frank Hassell as Old Dominion won its exhbition opener over Mount Olive College, 83-53. Gerald Lee aded 12 and Sam Harris scored 10. Freshman Ben Finney scord nine and hauled down a team high seven boards.
ODU led by three at halftime, 29-26, but went on a 27-12 run the first 10 minutes of the second half to push the lead to 57-42 with 10:46 remaining.
ODU outrebounded Mt. Olive, 47-35 and forced them into 15 turnovers while the Monarchs committed only ten. Sam Harris blocked three shots and pulled down six rebounds. Abdi Lidonde also hauled down six boards.
Mout Olive was led by Brandon Streeter with 13 points and eight rebounds. Kendrick Easley added nine points.
ODU shot .457 (28-59) from the floor, while Mout Olive was .308 (20-65). ODU returns to action on Monday with one more exhibition game against Shepherd University.