NORFOLK (WAVY/AP) — Brandan Stith had 21 points, 14 rebounds and seven blocks, Trey Freeman added 21 points with six assists and Old Dominion beat Texas-San Antonio 78-56 on Saturday night.
Stith, a sophomore, was 7 of 12 from the field and set career highs for points and blocks.
It was the final game for ODU’s 4 seniors, Trey Freeman, Aaron Bacote, Nik Biberaj and Martin Shaw.
Zoran Talley scored 10 points for Old Dominion (17-12, 10-6), which is in fifth place — one game behind Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee and Marshall — in the Conference USA standings with two games to play. The top four teams secure a first-round bye in the conference tournament.
The Monarchs held a 42-30 lead at halftime behind 12 points apiece from Stith and Freeman.
J.R. Harris led UTSA (5-25, 3-14) with 17 points. Christian Wilson added 13 points with 10 assists for the Roadrunners, who were coming off a double-overtime loss to Charlotte on Thursday and have lost 11 of their last 12.