Old Dominion Monarchs (7-9/1-0) vs. FIU Panthers (9-8/1-1)
Jan. 16, 2014 - Limecourt at U.S. Century Bank Arena - 7 p.m. ET
RADIO The Monarchs radio broadcasts are on ESPN 94.1 in Hampton Roads; WZEZ 100.5 in Richmond and WBRG 104.5 FM & 1050 AM in Lynchburg, Va. Play-by-Play announcer is Ted Alexander. Billy Mann will serve as color analyst for all home games. Dave Twardzik will be a contributor to Monarch Courtside pre-game show at home games and color commentary for all road games. Rick Kiefner will host the Monarch Courtside program at home games.
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
G 1 Aaron Bacote, 6-4, So., Hampton, VA. 18.6 ppg/ 3.6 rpg
G 3 Keenan Palmore, 6-1, So., Stone Mountain, GA. 10.7 ppg/ 3.9 rpg
G 4 Dimitri Batten, 6-3, R-Jr., Newport News, Va., 11.8 ppg/4.4 rpg
F 21 Denzell Taylor, 6-7, Fr., Brampton, Ontario 5.1 ppg/ 6.6 rpg
F 23 Richard Ross, 6-6, R-Jr. Wichita Falls, TX. 9.2 ppg/ 7.6 rpg
OFF THE BENCH
G 0 Jordan Baker, 6-2, Fr. Hampton, VA. 4.8 ppg/ 2.3 rpg
G 10 Martin Shaw 5-11 So. Hampton, VA. 0.0 ppg/ 0.0 rpg
F 11 Joe Ebondo 6-7 Jr. Euless, TX. 1.6 ppg/ 3.9 rpg
G 22 Ambrose Mosley 6-2, R-Fr. Jacksonville, Fl. 4.2 ppg/2.6 rpg
F 40 Anton Larsen 7-0 R-Sr. Copenhagen, Denmark 0.6 ppg/ 1.0 rpg
G 25 Sean-Michael King 6-1, Jr. Alexandria, VA. 0.0 ppg/ 0.0 rpg
F 3 Jerome Frink, 6-6, So. 9.2 ppg/ 4.6 rpg
G 4 Cody Mann, 6-0, So., 5.6 ppg/ 1.8 rpg
F 15 Tymell Murphy, 6-5, Sr. 16.4 ppg/ 8.0 rpg
F 21 Rakeem Buckles, 6-7, Jr. 13.8 ppg/ 10.0 rpg
G 22 Dennis Mavin, 6-3, RJr. 11.4 ppg/ 4.3 rpg
SERIES VS. FIU This is the first ever meeting between the two schools. Head coach Anthony Evans served as the head coach at nearby Norfolk State University.
LAST GAME ODU won it’s inaugural C-USA game, 81-70 last Saturday at East Carolina. Keenan Palmore and , Aaron Bacote combined for 41 points to lead the Monarchs. ODU shot a season best .564 (31-55) from the floor and outrebounded the Pirates, 36-29. The 81 points is the second most for ODU this season.
THIS DAY IN ODU HISTORY Jan. 16, 2010 – ODU defeated Drexel, 71-48 to reach its 100th win at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
COMPARING THE TEAMS
SCORING 66.4 70.1
OPP AVG 66.6 71.1
FGPCT .436 .449
3PT FGPCT: .321 .319
FT PCT .597 .672
REBS 37.5 39.1
ASSTS 10.9 10.9
TO: 13.4 14.4
STLS: 5.3 6.7
BLKS 4.2 4.2
KENT BAZEMORE (’10) NBA UPDATES
GP/GS MINS FG 3PT FT RBS AST STL TP
33/0 7.0 33-82 9-32 17-32 38 18 10 92
MONARCHS TOP 5 C-USA TEAM STAT RANKINGS
Scoring Defense: 3rd at 66.6
Field Goal PCT Def: 5th at .415
Blocked Shots: 5th at 4.2
Defensive Rebs: 5th at 384
MONARCHS C-USA INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS
Scoring: Bacote 3rd at 18.6
Rebounding: Ross 8th at 7.6
Assists: Bacote 14th at 3.0
Free Throw PCT: Bacote 10th at .807
Steals: Palmore 11th at 1.3
Blocked Shots: Ross, 2nd at 2.7
Offensive Rebounds: Ross 9th at 3.0
Defensive Rebounds: Ross 12th at 4.6
MILITARY APPRECIATION DAYS SET AT UPCOMING ODU HOME BASKETBALL GAMES
NORFOLK, VA—Old Dominion University will provide tickets to 500 active duty servicemen and women, many of whom have recently returned from deployment, to attend Military appreciation basketball games when the Lady Monarchs host UAB on Jan. 22nd and the Monarchs host Southern Miss. on Jan. 23rd at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
The tickets are provided by individuals and corporations who are participating with the Treat the Troops program, an initiative started this year by the athletic department to recognize the contribution of active and retired military in Hampton Roads and their families. The program accepts contributions throughout the year to provide tickets to all of ODU’s ticketed athletic contests.
All military who present an active or retired military ID at the ticket windows the night of the games will be admitted for only $5 to the contests. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact the Group Sales office at 683-7087.