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ODU edges Herd

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Brandan Stith scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Randy Haynes added 20 points with four 3-pointers and second-place Old Dominion beat fourth-place Marshall 84-79 on Thursday night to win its sixth straight and sweep the season series against the Thundering Herd.
Ahmad Caver scored 18 points, Trey Porter had 11 and B.J. Stith 10 for the Monarchs (22-5, 13-2 Conference USA).
ODU led 40-39 at halftime, but C.J. Burks’ jumper with 4:48 left put Marshall up 73-72. The lead traded hands until B.J. Stith’s go-ahead jumper with 3:04 to go and the Monarchs outscored Marshall 8-4 from there.
The Monarchs shot 42 percent from 3 (10 of 24) led by Haynes’ four, but were outshot 54.5 percent to 43 percent from the field.
Burks and Jon Elmore scored 24 points apiece with Elmore adding 11 assists for Marshall (19-9, 10-5), which saw its five-game win streak end. Ajdin Penava scored 14 points with 10 boards.
OLD DOMINION 84, MARSHALL 79
OLD DOMINION (22-5)
Br.Stith 9-15 3-4 21, Porter 3-6 5-6 11, Caver 7-19 1-2 18, B..Stith 3-8 2-2 10, Haynes 8-20 0-0 20, Carver 0-0 0-0 0, Pinckney 0-0 0-0 0, Godwin 1-2 0-0 3, Green 0-2 1-2 1. Totals 31-72 12-16 84.
MARSHALL (19-9)
Penava 6-13 2-2 14, Mijovic 0-0 0-0 0, West 2-2 0-0 5, J.Elmore 9-17 6-8 24, Burks 9-14 2-2 24, Williams 2-4 0-0 5, George 0-0 0-0 0, Watson 2-5 2-2 7. Totals 30-55 12-14 79.
Halftime—Old Dominion 40-39. 3-Point Goals—Old Dominion 10-24 (Haynes 4-9, Caver 3-10, B..Stith 2-3, Godwin 1-2), Marshall 7-23 (Burks 4-7, West 1-1, Watson 1-2, Williams 1-3, J.Elmore 0-5, Penava 0-5). Fouled Out—Haynes. Rebounds—Old Dominion 35 (Br.Stith 12), Marshall 24 (Penava 10). Assists—Old Dominion 13 (Haynes 4), Marshall 21 (J.Elmore 11). Total Fouls—Old Dominion 17, Marshall 16. A—5,829 (9,048).