The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

College Sports

February 28, 2014

Herd falls at Old Dominion, 70-63

NORFOLK, Va. —  Richard Ross scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Thursday night, Aaron Bacote scored 22, and Old Dominion rallied to beat Marshall 70-63.

Denzell Taylor grabbed 11 rebounds for the Monarchs (14-15, 8-6 Conference USA).

Canty led Marshall (9-20, 3-11) with 24 points.

OLD DOMINION 70, MARSHALL 63

MARSHALL (9-20)

Smith 1-7 0-0 3, Sane 1-4 1-2 3, Taylor 2-4 4-4 8,  Canty 8-18 5-8 24, Thomas 5-12 6-8 17, Boykins 0-1 0-0 0,  Goard 1-4 1-2 3, Manning 2-4 0-0 5, Mbao 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-54 17-24 63.

OLD DOMINION (14-15)

Taylor 0-1 0-0 0, Ross 8-10 3-7 19, Bacote 6-11 7-10 22,  Palmore 3-7 3-5 9, Batten 4-10 0-0 9, Baker 1-4 2-2 5, Shaw 0-0 0-0 0,  Ebondo 1-1 0-0 2, Mosley 2-7 0-1 4. Totals 25-51 15-25 70.

Halftime—Marshall 27-25. 3-Point Goals—Marshall 6-15 (Canty 3-7,  Smith 1-1, Thomas 1-2, Manning 1-2, Boykins 0-1, Taylor 0-2), Old  Dominion 5-14 (Bacote 3-4, Baker 1-2, Batten 1-5, Mosley 0-3). Fouled  Out—None. Rebounds—Marshall 35 (Sane 8), Old Dominion 39 (Taylor 11).  Assists—Marshall 5 (Smith, Thomas 2), Old Dominion 15 (Bacote 4). Total  Fouls—Marshall 20, Old Dominion 21. Technicals—Taylor, Batten. A—6,230.

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