Senior captains Ahmad Caver and B.J. Stith of the Old Dominion men's basketball team were named to the 2018-19 Conference USA Preseason Team, league officials announced on Thursday afternoon. The Monarchs were picked to finished third out of 14 teams in the C-USA preseason pool, as voted on by conference head coaches.
Conference USA and the Old Dominion men's basketball program announced the media package for the upcoming 2018-19 season. 13 of ODU's games will air on ESPN+, while four contests will be picked up by Stadium and one on ESPN3.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today that Old Dominion guard Ahmad Caver (Atlanta, Ga.) was one of the 20 watch list candidates for the 2019 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award. Named after Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic and Holy Cross guard Bob Cousy, the annual honor now in its sixteenth year recognizes the top point guards in Division I men's college basketball. A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 20 candidates.
Pull those Columbia blue shirts out of your closet, because the ODU basketball team, and Monarch fans, will all be decked out in light blue.
Old Dominion University men's basketball head coach Jeff Jones will be part of a panel for the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame's ‘The Madness Begins' event on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7:00 p.m.
Danielle Jones, the wife of Old Dominion basketball coach Jeff Jones, tried to turn a negative into a positive Wednesday when her husband announced that his prostate cancer had returned three years after it was surgically treated (Click here for story).
That's one reason why I admired Old Dominion basketball coach Jeff Jones so much in 2015 when he announced he'd had surgery and radiation for prostate cancer.
Old Dominion University men's basketball coach Jeff Jones announced Wednesday that he has had a recurrence of prostate cancer. Jones was initially diagnosed and treated for the disease in 2015.
Old Dominion has signed Jeff Jones to a four-year contract that will keep the veteran basketball coach at the University at least through 2021-22. Jones received a raise of about $50,000 per year over the original deal he signed in 2014 and will be among the three highest-paid coaches in Conference USA, according to Dr. Wood Selig, ODU's athletic director.
Head coach Jeff Jones and the Old Dominion men's basketball program announced the complete schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 season on Monday afternoon. The schedule entails 17 home games, at least eight opponents that won 20 or more games in 2017-18, at least five opponents that participated in postseason play a season ago and showdowns against five in-state schools.