Brothers Stith lead Old Dominion past James Madison 69-53
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — B.J. Stith scored 19 points and Brandan Stith scored 12 points and Old Dominion beat James Madison 69-53 on Monday night.
Old Dominion (2-0) led 30-23 at halftime, and the Dukes drew to within five points on two occasions early in the second half but couldn’t get closer. Ahmad Caver’s 3-pointer with 17:26 left gave the Monarchs a 35-27 lead. B.J. Stith’s jumper five minutes later extended that lead to 43-33.
The Monarchs outrebounded James Madison by a 42-29 margin while the Dukes shot 18 for 56 (32.1 percent) from the floor including 6 for 25 (24) from 3-point range.
Stuckey Mosley scored 14 points and had six rebounds and Ramone Snowden added 13 points for James Madison.
Old Dominion holds a 56-26 advantage in the all-time series against James Madison and has won 10 of its last 12 games against the Dukes.