Old Dominion cruises past North Texas 72-61
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NORFOLF, Va. (AP) Justice Kithcart had 13 points as Old Dominion topped North Texas 72-61 on Thursday night.
Michael Miller had 17 points for the Mean Green (18-4, 6-3). Ryan Woolridge added 17 points and seven assists. Umoja Gibson had 14 points.
The Monarchs never trailed and led 36-28 at the break. North Texas pulled to 45-40, but Ahmad Caver hit a 3-pointer to spark a 19-10 surge and the Monarchs had a 14-point lead with about six minutes left. Caver finished six points and nine assists.
Old Dominion matches up against Rice at home on Saturday. North Texas takes on Charlotte on the road on Saturday.
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Updated January 31, 2019