Lady Monarchs can't hold off Blue Devils

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by ODU Athletics

WVEC.com

Posted on January 3, 2014 at 12:50 AM

DURHAM, NC-The Old Dominion University women’s basketball team (6-7) fell to the No. 3 ranked Duke Blue Devils (13-1), 87-63, at Cameron Indoor Stadium in front of 4,450 fans on Thursday night. Tiffany Minor led the way for the Lady Monarchs as she recorded her career high in points with 20 on 8-13 shooting from the floor.

LaQuanda Younger also set a new career high for points in a game, as she ended with 15 points on 5-7 shooting from behind the arc. By the 3:40 mark in the first half, Duke held their largest to that point (15), before Younger went off and drilled four three-pointers to pull Old Dominion as close as six points (38-32). Duke would close the half on a 7-0 run and take a 45-32 advantage into the locker room.

Tricia Liston led the way for No. 3 Duke, scoring all 17 of her points in the first half. Oderah Chidom scored 13 points on 6-7 shooting in just 11 minutes of work. Also in double figures for the Blue Devils, were Elizabeth Williams (12 rebounds) and Alexis Jones, who each scored 12 points on Thursday night.

Galaisha Goodhope went for eight points and three assists against the Blue Devils, while both Shae Kelley and Chelisa Painter added 6 points apiece.

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