Late three-pointer sends ODU to its 8th-straight loss

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Old Dominion head coach Jeff Jones reacts on the bench during the first half of a first round men’s college basketball game against Purdue in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Grant Golden had 19 points and seven rebounds as Richmond edged past Old Dominion 62-59 on Wednesday night.

Blake Francis had 18 points for Richmond (10-1), which earned its fifth consecutive win.

Xavier Green had 14 points for the Monarchs (3-9), whose losing streak stretched to eight games. Kalu Ezikpe added 11 points. Malik Curry had 10 points.

ODU has now lost eight consecutive games, the longest losing streak since Jeff Jones has been Monarchs coach.

Richmond faces Radford on Sunday. Old Dominion takes on Maryland Eastern Shore at home on Sunday.

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