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Old Dominion knocks off NC Central 42-28

Nov 8, 2009 - 12:06 AM NORFOLK, Va.(AP) -- Thomas DeMarco rushed for 225 yards and four touchdowns, and threw for another one, to lead Old Dominion to a 42-28 victory over North Carolina Central on Saturday.

DeMarco scored on runs of 38, 25, 20 and 16 yards as the Monarchs (8-2) won their fifth straight game. His first three touchdown runs gave Old Dominion a 21-0 lead with 8:45 left in the second quarter.

Mario Crawford's 9-yard run helped the Monarchs take a 28-0 lead with 8:11 left in the third quarter before North Carolina Central (2-7) scored on Michael Johnson's 13-yard pass to Earthan Ward.

It was the first of four consecutive touchdowns for the Eagles, who tied the score at 28 on Tim Shankle's 3-yard run with 10:41 left in the game.

Thomas broke the tie with a 34-yard pass to Nick Mayers with 9:12 left in the game and then added his final rushing score, a 16-yard run for the final margin.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NC CENTRAL 0 0 7 21 28
    North Carolina Centra 14 7 7 14 42 FINAL

    NC Central 28, Old Dominion 42  FinalNov 7 5:17 PM


  • NCAAF
    NC CENTRAL 14
    Old Dominion 28 14:54 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    NC Central 14, Old Dominion 28  4th - 14:54Nov 7 4:17 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NC CENTRAL 0 0 7 7
    North Carolina Centra 14 7 7 28 END, 3RD QTR

    NC Central 7, Old Dominion 28  End of 3rdNov 7 4:17 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NC CENTRAL 0 0 0
    North Carolina Centra 14 7 21 HALFTIME

    NC Central 0, Old Dominion 21  HalfNov 7 3:26 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NC CENTRAL 0 0
    North Carolina Centra 14 14 END, 1ST QTR

    NC Central 0, Old Dominion 14  End of 1stNov 7 2:51 PM