N.C. Central stops Old Dominion on road in overtime

Dec. 03, 2013 @ 10:11 PM

Alfonzo Houston scored 16 points and N.C. Central limited Old Dominion to six points in overtime for a 76-69 win Tuesday night here..

The Eagles (6-1) used a balanced attack, putting four players in double figures. Kamaro Jawara, Jeremy Ingram and Jordan Parks all chipped in with 14 points apiece.

Old Dominion (4-4) was paced by Dimitri Batten, who scored 25 points on 11 of 19 shooting, and pulled down 10 boards.

Central built a 13-point halftime lead before the Monarchs came storming back in the second half. They used a 13-4 run — including nine by Batten — to cut the deficit to one with 7:14 left. Batten's layup with 1:35 tied the game at 63 and sent it to OT.

Five different players scored in overtime for the Eagles, highlighted by Parks' emphatic dunk with 16 seconds remaining.

NC CENTRAL 76, OLD DOMINION 69, OT
  FG FT Reb
NC CENTRAL Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS
Copeland 19 3-5 0-0 1-4 0 4 6
Jawara 31 5-8 2-3 1-4 3 4 14
Ingram 36 5-14 3-6 0-4 1 5 14
Chapman 45 3-7 0-1 1-6 9 1 7
Houston 42 7-12 2-4 0-3 5 0 16
Parks 24 6-9 2-5 3-8 0 3 14
Galaya 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0
Groves 27 2-5 0-0 0-3 1 1 5
Totals 225 31-60 9-19 8-35 19 18 76

Percentages: FG .517, FT .474.

3-Point Goals: 5-13, .385 (Jawara 2-3, Chapman 1-2, Groves 1-3, Ingram 1-4, Parks 0-1).

Team Rebounds: 3.

Blocked Shots: 0.

Turnovers: 12 (Jawara 3, Chapman 2, Houston 2, Parks 2, Groves, Ingram, Copeland).

Steals: 9 (Chapman 3, Houston 3, Jawara, Ingram, Groves).

Technical Fouls: None.

  FG FT Reb
OLD DOMINION Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS
Taylor 25 2-5 0-2 6-7 0 2 4
Ross 33 3-4 0-2 2-6 2 3 6
Bacote 41 5-14 2-2 1-6 3 1 12
Palmore 32 5-8 3-4 1-5 4 3 13
Batten 40 11-19 0-4 2-10 2 3 25
Baker 23 0-4 3-4 0-0 2 0 3
Ebondo 16 1-2 0-0 1-1 0 2 2
Mosley 15 2-9 0-0 1-4 0 1 4
Totals 225 29-65 8-18 14-40 13 15 69

Percentages: FG .446, FT .444.

3-Point Goals: 3-19, .158 (Batten 3-6, Baker 0-3, Mosley 0-5, Bacote 0-5).

Team Rebounds: 1.

Blocked Shots: 4 (Ross 3, Bacote).

Turnovers: 15 (Bacote 7, Baker 2, Taylor, Palmore, Ebondo, Ross, Batten, Mosley).

Steals: 4 (Palmore 2, Batten, Ross).

Technical Fouls: None.

NC Central 43 20 13—76
Old Dominion 30 33 6—69

A_5,189.

Officials_Ted Valentine, Mark Schnur, Rick O'Neill.