James Madison Ends No. 11 Old Dominion's 19-Game Win Streak, 76-63
By ODU Athletics
March 2, 2008
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) -Dawn Evans scored 19 points to help James Madison beat No. 11 Old Dominion 76-63 on Sunday, ending the Lady Monarchs' 19-game winning streak.
It was the first conference loss for the Monarchs (26-4, 16-1 Colonial Athletic Association). Old Dominion last lost to Tennessee on December. 5th. The loss brings the Lady Monarchs to 307-17 all-time against conference opponents and snaps a 27-game CAA win streak.
Trailing 26-20 at the break, Old Dominion took the lead three times in the opening minutes of the second half, leading by as many as three points on a free throw by Jazzmin Walters.
Jasmin Lawrence made a layup and the Dukes (20-8, 13-4) regained the lead 36-35. The teams traded baskets before Sierra Little made a jumper to put the Monarchs ahead for the final time, 49-48 with 9:09 left.
James Madison used a 14-7 spurt in the last 2:49 to pull away. Tamera Young had 14 points for James Madison and Kisha Stokes had 12.
The Lady Monarchs were outmuscled on the boards, 60-41, with three different Dukes reaching double figures in rebounding.
The Old Dominion women's basketball team wraps up the 2007-08 regular season on Thursday, March 6th when they host Hofstra. Seniors T.J. Jordan, Megan Pym, and Shahida Williams will be honored following the game.