Freeman scores career-high 38, Old Dominion tops Charlotte 74-69 in OT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP/WAVY) — Trey Freeman scored six of his career-high 38 points in overtime to give Old Dominion a 74-69 victory over Charlotte on Saturday night.

Freeman forced the overtime with a 3-pointer with 18 seconds left in regulation and got his career high on a jumper that made it a two-possession game with 17 seconds left in OT.

Freeman had four quick points in overtime as Charlotte didn’t score until Braxton Ogbueze’s layup with 1:08 left. Aaron Bacote had two free throws for the Monarchs at 56 seconds but Joseph Uchebo quickly got that back with a layup at 45 seconds before Freeman’s last bucket.

Charlotte missed a 3 and Jordan Baker hit one last free throw.

Brandan Stith added 14 points for Old Dominion (13-10, 6-4 Conference USA).

Uchebo had 18 points and 19 rebounds for the 49ers (8-15, 4-6). Ogbueze, Jon Davis and Curran Scott had 15 points each.

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