NORFOLK, VA-The Old Dominion University women’s basketball team scored 10 consecutive points at the end of regulation to force overtime and then the first nine points in OT to pull off the come from behind victory over Marshall, 65-52, on Saturday night in front of a crowd of 2,740 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
Shae Kelley’s first field goal of the ballgame game came at the 13:35 mark of the second half, keeping Old Dominion within 10 points. With 4:52 to play in the contest, Marshall still held a 48-38 advantage. In the last 3:50 of regulation, the Lady Monarchs would use a 10-0 run to capped off by a deep Shae Kelley three-pointer to tie the contest at 48-48 with just 23.8 remaining in regulation. On the ensuring possession, ODU would stop Marshall and force overtime.
In overtime, Galaisha Goodhope drilled a three, which was followed by layups from Tiffany Minor, Becca Allison and Shae Kelley, this led to Old Dominion scoring the first nine points of overtime, which ultimately spurred ODU to victory by their largest lead of the game, 13.
Old Dominion’s junior co-captain, Kelley, ended the contest with 24 points, 17 rebounds (ties career high), three assists and two steals. Tiffany Minor hauled down a new career high nine rebounds to compliment her 10 points, while teammate Chelisa Painter also netted double-figures, going for 10 points and five rebounds on the night.
Leading the way for the Herd, was Aja Sorrells’ 13 points and nine rebounds. Also scoring in double figures for Marshall were Chukwuka Ezeigbo (11 points) and A.J. Johnson (10 points).