No. 10 Old Dominion 94, East Carolina 45
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) _ Mery Andrade and Clarisse Machanguana scored 21 points each and No. 10 Old Dominion beat Old dominion 94-45 Wednesday night, marring the return of former Lady Monarchs star Anne Donovan.
Old Dominion (17-2, 9-0 Colonial Athletic Association) led 44-15 by halftime and got its lead as high as 55 points in the second half. It was the Lady Monarchs’ 37th consecutive home victory in CAA play.
East Carolina, coached by the former All-American Donovan, was paced by Justine Allpress with 17 points. East Carolina (7-11, 3-6) lost 75-56 when it played host to the Lady Monarchs earlier this season.
Andrade, a Portuguese player, made 7 of 11 shots and added nine rebounds and a career-high eight assists for Old Dominion. Ticha Penicheiro finished with 10 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and seven steals.