The Old Dominion Monarchs visit Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas on Saturday to play the UTEP Miners. The Monarchs improved to 15-5 on the season following a 76-70 win on Monday over Charlotte. Old Dominion was led by B.J. Stith with 22 points, while Ahmad Carter scored 20 in the Monarchs fourth straight victory.
UTEP fell to 6-11 on the season after losing to Middle Tennessee 75-72 on Saturday. The Miners led at the half by two points, but were outscored early in the second half 14-3 to fall behind and were unable to fight back and win. Nigel Hawkins led UTEP with 16 points, while Evan Gilyard scored 14.
Ahmad Caver leads Old Dominion in scoring and assists with averages of 17.9 points and 5.3 assists per game. B.J. Stith is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 17.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. Old Dominion is shooting 42.6% from the field and 35.1% from 3-point territory.
Evan Gilyard leads the Miners in scoring with an average of 17.2 points per game. Efe Odigie is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 13.7 points and 9.8 rebounds per game. Jordan Lathon leads the team in assists with an average of 3.2 per game. UTEP is shooting 43.3% from the field and 34.6% from 3-point territory.