ODU holds off Dartmouth 59-47

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY/AP) — Jordan Baker and Ahmad Caver scored 14 points apiece as Old Dominion surged past winless Dartmouth 59-47 on Wednesday night.

Baker was 4 of 10 from the field including four 3-pointers and Caver was 5 of 12 including five from distance. Brandan Stith added 11 points with six rebounds for the Monarchs (4-2) who had 10 team steals contributing to 16 Dartmouth turnovers.

Old Dominion led by 11 at the break but Dartmouth was able to cut it to two, 43-41, on an Ian Carter 3-pointer with 7:42 to play. The Monarchs answered with a 14-6 surge capped by a Stith dunk to make it 57-47 with 15 seconds to play.

Old Dominion took an early first-period lead on a Baker 3-pointer and had a 33-22 advantage at the break.

ODU next hits the road for games at Towson and Rhode Island.