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Monarchs Advance With 82-68 Win Over Hofstra

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
Release: March 06, 2004
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March 6, 2004

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Isaiah Hunter scored 19 points Saturday and Old Dominion never trailed after the first five minutes of the game, defeating Hofstra 82-68 in the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.

Alex Loughton scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Monarchs (17-11), who hit on its first seven shots of the game and led 44-32 at the half.

Loren Stokes scored a game-high 23 points for Hofstra, but the Pride (14-15) shot less than 38 percent, compared to 54.2 percent by the Monarchs.

Hofstra narrowed the lead to 76-68 on a 3-pointer by Aurimas Kieza with 1:54 to play, but the Monarchs made six straight free throws down the stretch for the final margin.

Old Dominion advances to the CAA semifinals against top-seeded Va. Commonwealth on Sunday.

Arnaud Dahi and Kiah Thomas scored 12 points each for the Monarchs, who held a 42-31 rebounding edge. Freshman Drew Williamson dished out a career high eight assists, while Thomas was a perfect four-for-four from the floor.

Kieza had 14 points, including four 3-pointers. Kenny Adeleke added 11.

The top seed Rams won both games this year from ODU. VCU defeated ODu in the Constant Center, 75-67, the at VCU, 78-72. The Rams have beaten ODU eight straight times. This is the first time since 2000-01 that ODU has advanced to the CAA semi-final round.


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