Old Dominion beats UTSA 78-56 to keep pace in C-USA

NORFOLK, Va. (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.

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.

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