Recap - Old Dominion Defeats Rice 55-51
Old Dominion grabbed a 55-51 win over Rice on Thursday, behind an 18-point effort from Richard Ross at Ted Constant Center.
Bettors who backed Old Dominion were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 10.
Old Dominion got 13 points from Aaron Bacote and another 9 points from Keenan Palmore. Keenan Palmore contributed 4 assists, while Richard Ross cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Rice got 11 points from Sean Obi in a losing cause and another 10 points from Max Guercy. Marcus Jackson contributed 4 assists for them, while Sean Obi had 10 rebounds.
Old Dominion led at halftime, 32-25.
The rebound battle favored Old Dominion as they grabbed 43 boards, while Rice only had 31.