NORFOLK, Va. (AP) _ Mery Andrade scored 14 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots Sunday as Old Dominion beat Marshall 68-36 in the season opener for both teams.

Andrade and Tiffany Thompson had five points apiece for the Lady Monarchs during a 17-4 run in the last six minutes of the first half. Old Dominion led 34-15 at the half, and were never threatened.

The Lady Monarchs held Marshall to 21 percent shooting and led by at least 20 points through most of the second half. They took a 31-point lead on Nicole Bellinghuasen's layup with 4:56 remaining.

Andrade was 5-of-10 from the field and grabbed five offensive rebounds for Old Dominion. Thompson had 12 points and Jessica Williams 10 points and nine rebounds.

Marshall's Kristina Behnfeldt led all scorers with 20 points.