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Old Dominion edges Oakland, 68-67, to win inaugural Vegas 16

Old Dominion forward Brandan Stith (25) celebrates with guard Ahmad Caver, center, and guard Ahmad Caver (0) after Old Dominion defeated Oakland 68-67 in an NCAA college basketball game for the Vegas 16 championship, Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Old Dominion forward Brandan Stith (25) celebrates with guard Ahmad Caver, center, and guard Ahmad Caver (0) after Old Dominion defeated Oakland 68-67 in an NCAA college basketball game for the Vegas 16 championship, Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

From ODUSports.com:

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – The Old Dominion men’s basketball team (25-12) won the inaugural Vegas 16 Championship, as the Monarchs took down Oakland (25-13) by a 68-67 score on Wednesday night at the Mandalay Bay Arena. Trey Freeman was named the Tournament MVP, while Freeman was joined by teammate Aaron Bacote on the All-Tournament Team. ODU only trailed for a total of 6:41 for the entire tournament.

Freeman poured in 24 points to go along with six rebounds, as he ends his college career with 2,304 points. Brandan Stith recorded a double-double, going for 14 points and 15 rebounds. Bacote followed, chipping in 12 points, while Denzell Taylor hauled down a game-high 10 rebounds to compliment a team-high five assists. Jordan Baker ended with six points and four assists.

Vegas 16 All-Tournament Team:

G Kay Felder, Oakland

G Ge’Lawn Guyn, East Tennessee St.

G Trey Freeman, Old Dominion

G Aaron Bacote, Old Dominion

F Max Hooper, Oakland

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