Women's Hoops Looking To Cool A Hot Old Dominion Squad.
December 10, 1999.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Cavaliers travel across the state to face No. 21 Old Dominion which is coming off a tournament title in New York.
The Cavaliers lost at No. 22 Duke on Sunday but bounced back two days laterwith a 77-63 home win over Loyola.
Old Dominion(4-1) rebounded from the most lopsided loss in schoolhistory, a 43-point drubbing by No. 1 Connecticut on Nov. 26, to win theCarrier Classic last weekend in Syracuse, N.Y.
Old Dominion crushed Memphis in the opening round, 99-60, before rippinghost Syracuse in the championship game, 71-46.
The Lady Monarchs are led by one of the nation’s best players in 6-foot-2 Lucienne Berthieu.Berthieu leads Old Dominion in scoring and rebounding, averaging 20.8 pointsand 8.4 rebounds per game. She was also named MVP of the Carrier Classic tournament.