NORFOLK, Va. -- Aaron Bacote scored five of his 16 points with less than 2 minutes to play as Old Dominion held on to defeat Tulane 70-64 Saturday night.
Bacote made a layup and three of four free throws to give Old Dominion a 63-52 lead with 1:16 remaining. Tulane answered with two free throws by Louis Dabney and a Jonathan Stark 3-pointer to pull within 63-57 with 1:01 to play. Dabney scored four more points and Jay Hook added a 3-pointer, but Old Dominion made seven of 10 free throws to cap the scoring.
Stark scored 21 points and Dabney added 17 to lead Tulane (11-10, 3-3). Hook chipped in 14 points, including four 3-pointers.