Tuesday's local college basketball roundup: JMU women deal ODU its second loss in a row

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Old Dominion’s women are in a losing streak for the first time this season, Karen Barefoot’s second as their head coach.

James Madison saw to that by beating the Lady Monarchs 68-56 Tuesday night before 2,165 at the Constant Center. Tarik Hislop scored 18 of her 22 points after halftime for the second-place Dukes (16-8, 10-2 Colonial Athletic Association).

Shae Kelley had 18 points and eight rebounds for ODU (16-8, 7-5), which was coming off Sunday’s loss at Drexel. ODU freshman Galaisha Goodhope had seven points, six rebounds, three steals and three assists.

JMU won the second-half rebounding battle 27-12. JMU sophomore Toia Giggetts, a Lake Taylor High graduate, had a career-high 17 rebounds, plus 10 points. Precious Hall added 15 points and four steals. ...

Sarah Seipp scored 16 as Virginia Wesleyan (16-8, 11-4 Old Dominion Athletic Conference) won 57-53 at Lynchburg (15-9, 9-6). A 7-0 run gave VWC a 50-49 lead.


A.J. Davis scored 17 points as James Madison (15-12, 9-5 CAA) overcame Towson 75-70 in Harrisonburg.

Devon Moore added 13 points and 10 assists for JMU, and freshman Andre Nation had 14 points on 5-of-5 shooting. The Tigers fell to 14-13, 9-5. ...

Holy Cross (11-13, 3-6 Patriot League), coached by Hampton native Milan Brown, beat Navy 66-57 in Worcester, Mass.

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