Monarchs Host Tribe Saturday
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 15, 2013
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (3-22/1-12) VS. WILLIAM & MARY (10-14/4-9)
"Basketball Alumni Day"
February 16, 2013, Constant Convocation Center
ODU ON TV/RADIO
Radio-ESPN94.1 - Ted Alexander, Jack Ankerson Comcast Sportsnet: Brent Harris and Brian Oliver
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
|G||25||Donte Hill||6-4||Jr||Virginia Beach, VA.||8.2 ppg/ 4.3 rpg|
|F||23||Richard Ross||6-7||R-So.||Wichita FallsTX.||7.0 ppg/ 5.3 rpg|
|F||11||DeShawn Painter||6-9||Sr.||Norfolk, VA||12.5 ppg/ 8.4 rpg|
|G||3||Keenan Palmore||6-1||Fr.||Stone Mountain, GA.||8.0 ppg/4.5 rpg|
|G||2||Aaron Bacote||6-5||Fr.||Hampton, VA.||7.3. ppg/ 2.5 rpg|
OFF THE BENCH
|G||4||Dimitri Batten||6-3||R-So.||Newport News, VA.||9.6 ppg/ 2.5 rpg|
|F||1||Nick Wright||6-8||R-Sr.||Suffolk, VA.||7.0 ppg/ 4.2 rpg.|
|G||15||Deion Clark||6-3||Fr.||Naples, FL.||5.6 ppg/ 1.6 rpg .|
|F||40||Anton Larsen||7-0||R-Jr.||Copenhagen, Denmark||2.0 ppg/2.1 rpg.|
|F||21||Stuart McEwen||6-9||Fr.||Sydney, Australia||0.0 ppg/0.4 rpg|
|G||10||Martin Shaw||6-0||Fr.||Hampton, VA.||.0 ppg/0.0 rpg|
NOTE: Freshman Deion Clark injured his left knee and will be out indefinitely.
SERIES VS. WILLIAM AND MARY
ODU leads the series, 66-17. The Tribe won earlier this year, 71-62 in Williamsburg which ended ODU's nine-game winning streak against them. Marcus Thornton led with 23 points as W&M shot .500 from the field, while ODU was led by Keenan Palmore with 17 points and Nick Wright with 12. Today's game is part of the Optima Health Challenge standings. W&M currently leads 40-30. W&M last beat ODU in the Constant center in 2007-08, 70-61.
|COMPARE AND CONTRAST||ODU||W&M|
NOTE: All nine Monarchs who have played thus far have started atleast three games and eight have started atleast nine games with junior Donte Hill being the only Monarch who has started 23 of 25 games this season.
ODU lost at Delaware Monday night, 75-73 as Devon Saddler led with 24 points, 17 in the second half for UD. ODU was led by DeShawn Painter with 22 points and 12 rebounds, followd by Donte Hill and Dimitri Batten with 15 each. UD shot .475 from the floor to ODU's .400 and outrebounded the Monarchs, 41-38.
|2012-13 W&M STATISTICAL LEADERS||2012-13 ODU STATISTICAL LEADERS|
|Points AVG:||Marcus Thornton 18.3||DeShawn Painter 12.5|
|REBS AVG:||Tim Rusthoven 7.5||DeShawn Painter 8.4|
|Ast. AVG:||Marcus Thornton 2.9||Keenan Palmore 3.0|
|FGPCT:||Kyle Gaillard .570||Richard Ross .529|
|FT PCT:||Marcus Thornton .810||Nick Wright: .750|
ODU CAA STATISTICAL RANKINGS
|3PT FG PCT:||.271||11th|
INDIVIDUAL CAA RANKINGS
HOW ARE FUTURE C-USA TEAMS DOING
Memphis, Central Florida, Houston and SMU join the BIGEAST
Next season, while ECU and Tulane are scheduled to join in 2014.
2013-14 New Members with ODU
|Middle Tenn. St.||22-4|
|UT San Antonio||5-19|
NOTE: ODU spring sports of M&W tennis, M&W golf and W.Rowing will compete in C-USA Championships.
OPTIMA HEALTH CHALLENGE
For the second consecutive year, William and Mary and ODU have partnered with title sponsor, Optima Health, for the Challenge. There will be a running score of all direct competitions between the two schools, With a champion being named at the end of the 2012-13 athletic season and receiving the Optima Health Trophy which ODU won last year. A total of 120 points (10 for football, M&W basketball and 10 points per nine Olympic sports. The winning school will be first to tally 65 points. W&M currently leads the series, 40-30.
KEN BAZEMORE UPDATE
The two-time CAA Defensive Player of the Year, Kent Bazemore has appeared in 34 games Thus far for the Golden State Warriors. He is currently averaging 1.5 points per game. He scored a Career high 11 points against OKC on Feb. 6. He scored 9 points (4-8 FG) along with 2 rebounds, 3 assts and two steals in a career high 30 minutes in a win over Cleveland. He also played 30 minutes with six points against Houston. Kent scored six points, four rebounds with five assists against Miami on Jan. 16 in 18 minutes. Bazemore is averaging 1.3 ppg.
KENT'S NBA STATS