NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Frank Hassell and Ben Finney each recorded a double-double and Old Dominion defeated Georgia State 60-43 on Tuesday night.
Hassell had his 11th of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds and Finney added 11 points and 10 boards.
Kent Bazemore chipped in 12 points for the Monarchs (21-6, 12-4 Colonial Athletic Association), who won for the fifth straight time over the Panthers (11-15, 6-10). It was also the third straight win overall and seventh in the last eight games for Old Dominion.
The Monarchs were just 6 of 21 from the field in the first half, before making 40.7 percent from the floor in the second (11 of 27).
Georgia State pulled within six points, 45-39, on Harold Doby's dunk with 4:43 to play. The Monarchs answered with a 15-3 run, capped by Bazemore's free throws with 11 seconds left.
James Vincent had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Panthers.