HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Frank Hassell had 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead Old Dominion over Hofstra 75-64 on Saturday.
Kent Bazemore also had 18 points for the Monarchs (13-4, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association), who snapped Hofstra's 10-game conference winning streak.
Old Dominion fell behind 12-0 early and trailed for most of the first half, but took a 29-27 lead into the break. The Monarchs used a 10-3 run to jump out to a 42-33 lead on a steal and layup from Ben Finney with 15:45 left.
Charles Jenkins scored four quick points for the Pride (11-6, 5-1) to bring them within 46-44.
It remained close, with the Monarchs leading 60-56, before Bazemore hit a 3-pointer and then fed Finney for a layup off a steal to seal it.
Old Dominion outrebounded the Pride 52-28, snapping Hofstra's four-game winning streak.
Jenkins and Mike Moore scored 19 points for the Pride.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
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