NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY/AP) — Aaron Bacote scored 18 points, Denzell Taylor added 12 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds, and Old Dominion routed winless Delaware State 82-38 on Friday night, ending a four-game losing streak.
The victory was ODU’s 28th straight at the Ted Constant Center.
Jordan Baker scored 13 points with three steals and Zoran Talley added 12 points for the Monarchs (4-4), who shot 30 of 60 from the field and never trailed.
Old Dominion outrebounded the Hornets 50-30, got 21 second-chance points off of 17 offensive rebounds, and outscored the Hornets 46-14 in the paint. Trey Freeman contributed four assists.
Old Dominion opened the second half with 10 unanswered points, then Bacote scored eight straight points and the Monarchs led by 43 with 5:33 to play.
Mahir Johnson led the Hornets (0-8) with 10 points. They trailed 44-15 at halftime and shot just 25 percent from the field.