The 2019 Conference USA Basketball Tipoff event is set for Monday, Oct. 21, at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The league's head coaches from the men's and women's programs at all 14 schools will be on hand to preview the upcoming season on ESPN+. ODU men's basketball head Jeff Jones and women's basketball head coach Nikki McCray are scheduled to join Ron Thulin on the ESPN+ at 1:36 p.m. ET.
Last year, the ODU Men's Basketball team rallied through in the January-February portion of Conference USA schedule to finish first in the 14-team conference. Fans can now secure seats for three of the 2020 C-USA weekend games to cheer for the Monarchs as they battle for another conference title. The three-game "C-USA Weekend Mini-Plan" offers fans their choice of three of four available conference weekend games in the portion of the season when college basketball interest in at its peak. The games being offered are Saturday, January 4th vs. UAB; the Monday, January 20th matchup with Charlotte which is on Martin Luther King Day; Saturday, January 25th vs. FAU; and Saturday, February 8th vs. UTEP.
The Old Dominion men¿s basketball team was picked to finish fourth in the Conference USA Preseason Poll, while Xavier Green was named to the All-Conference Preseason Team, as voted on C-USA head coaches.
Old Dominion Athletics has set the tipoff times for each of its 14 home regular season games. The two Sunday games against St. Joseph's and UMES will be 2 p.m. starts. ODU will host Charlotte on Monday, Jan. 20, which is Martin Luther King Day in a 4 p.m. game. The balance of the home games will tipoff at 7 p.m.
The Old Dominion men's basketball team will hold its annual Tip-Off Dinner on Oct. 16 at the Norfolk Yacht and Country Club. All proceeds go towards the Men's Basketball Enhancement fund. Social Hour will begin at 6:00 p.m., while Dinner and Presentations will start at 7:00PM.
Former Old Dominion University men's basketball guard Ahmad Caver (Atlanta, Ga.) was named the Tom Scott Award Winner, the Norfolk Sports Club announced at their luncheon on Monday. The Tom Scott Award is given to ODU's top senior student-athlete as voted on by the Norfolk Sports Club.
Aaron Carver of the Old Dominion men's basketball team was one of 18 honorees to earn the 2018-19 Conference USA Scholar Athlete of the Year Award on Thursday afternoon, as announced by the league's Faculty Athletics Representatives.