<
>
EAST REGION AT NORFOLK VA
20-11, 7-6 Away
72
Final
12T
ODU413172
BC383573
73
21-8, 9-5 Home

Old Dominion just falls short of upset

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Amber Jacobs' jumper with 3.3 seconds
remaining lifted Boston College over Old Dominion 73-72 on Saturday in
the first round of the East Regional.

Boston College (21-8) inbounded the ball with 21 seconds left
and missed two shots under the basket before Jacobs made her shot
from the top of the key.

Old Dominion (21-11) scored eight straight points, capped by
Shareese Grant's jumper in the paint with 1:40 left, to go up
72-68.

Jacobs, who led Boston College with 23 points, hit a 3-pointer
with 40 seconds remaining to bring the fifth-seeded Eagles to
72-71.

The No. 12 seed Lady Monarchs were led by Monique Coker with 18
points and 13 rebounds. Okeisha Howard added 17 points.

The Eagles got 14 points from Becky Gottstein.