NORFOLK, Va. -- Gerald Lee scored 12 points to extend the Colonial Athletic Association's longest double-digit scoring streak to 17 straight games as Old Dominion avenged an earlier loss to Georgia State with a 73-56 victory Tuesday night.
The Panthers (4-13, 2-4) edged Old Dominion (10-6, 3-3) in the teams' first meeting, 55-54, in Atlanta on Jan. 3.
The Monarchs led 36-34 at halftime, but the Panthers didn't score for the first 4:46 of the second half as a 12-0 run put Old Dominion up by 14 with 16:25 to play. The lead grew to 17 less than two minutes later.
The Big 12/SEC Challenge will again feature Kansas and Kentucky, this time at Rupp Arena. That's not the only exciting matchup in next season's midseason conference showdown.
Northwestern has never made the NCAA tournament, but the Wildcats' upward trajectory suggests 2016-17 could finally be the season it happens.
Dillon Brooks, who led Oregon with 16.7 points per game last season, and Tyler Dorsey will opt out of the NBA draft process and return to the Ducks, sources told ESPN.
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