ODU Takes On Rival William & Mary In CAA Battle

January 22, 2010
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Jan. 22, 2010

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The ODU Monarchs (15-5/ 7-1) travel to Williamsburg, Va. to take on the Tribe of William and Mary Saturday night at 7 p.m. GAMENOTES are attached. The Contest will be televised live on WSKY TV 4 in the Hampton Roads area.

Old Dominion University 15-5/7-1
Jan. 23 vs. William and Mary 14-4/6-2

ODU Radio: ESPN 94.1 FM (Ted Alexander, Kenny Gattison, Rick Kiefner)

WSKY TV 4 Announcers: John Castleberry and Cal Bowdler

PROBABLE STARTERS FOR ODU F 35 Ben Finney, 6-5, Jr, Portsmouth, VA. 9.2 ppg/ 5.6 rpg F 33 Keyon Carter, 6-8, RS-Jr. Riviera Beach, Fl. 7.3 ppg/ 5.1 rpg C 12 Gerald Lee, 6-9, Sr., Uusikaupunki, Finland, 14.2 ppg/ 5.2 rpg G 24 Kent Bazemore, 6-5, RS-So. Kelford, NC. 7.9 ppg/ 3.9 rpg G 3 Darius James, 6-1, Jr, Virginia Beach,Va. 6.8 ppg/ 3.8 apg.

OFF THE BENCH G 23 Marsharee Neely, 6-2, Sr., Greensboro, NC. 6.5 ppg/ 2.9 rpg F 21 Frank Hassell, 6-8, RS-Jr., Chesapeake, Va. 7.8 ppg/ 6.1 rpg C 20 Chris Cooper,6-9, So, Dumfries, VA., 2.1 ppg/ 2.8 rpg G 22 Marquel Delancey, 6-0, So.., Alexandria, Va., 1.7 ppg/ 2.0. apg F 1 Nick Wright, 6-8, RS-Fr.., Suffolk, VA 1.9 ppg /1.2 rpg G 15 Trian Iliadis, 6-3, Fr.,Perth,W.Australia 3.2 ppg/ 1.2 rpg G 2 Josh Hicks, 6-2, Fr., Winston-Salem, NC./ ------/-----Red Shirt C 40 Anton Larsen, 7-0, Fr., Copenhagen, Denmark -----/----- Red Shirt

SERIES VS. W&M ODU leads, 59-16 Last year, ODU won both games, beating the Tribe 62-50 in Williamsburg, and 64-63 at the Constant Center. ODU has won four straight in W&M Hall. Blaine Taylor is 6-2 in Williamsburg.

ODU DEFENSE ODU has held an opponent to only 38 points twice as boht Bethune-Cookman and Mt. St. Mary's managed the same total. ODU ranks fourth nationally in scoring defense. ODU has held eight teams under 50 points thus far. ODU ranks 14th nationally in three Point field goal percentage defense and 26th in rebound margin.