DeShawn Painter, Nick Wright and Keenan Palmore led six players in double figures with 12 points apiece as Old Dominion held off visiting Morgan State in the Liberty Tax Classic, 72-61, Saturday night.
Leading 50-49 with 7:04 left, Painter started an 8-0 run that gave the Monarchs (1-1) a cushion. The Bears (1-1) never got closer than seven the rest of the way.
Justin Black had 16 points to lead the Bears. Anthony Hubbard and DeWayne Jackson scored 13 points apiece.
Southern California 87, Coppin State 73: Byron Wesley and J.T. Terrell scored 17 points each to offset freshman guard Patrick Cole's 25 as the host Trojans beat the Eagles in the season...