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Monarchs Host Georgia Southern Saturday Afternoon

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
         
Release: November 22, 2013
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ODU MONARCHS (3-1) VS. GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES (2-2)
Ted Constant Convocation Center 3:00 P.M.

This contest is part of the Cancun Challenge.

Radio: Star1310 AM in Hampton Roads (Nic Cattles with the Play-by-play)
WZEZ 100.5 in Richmond, VA.,and WBRG in 104.5 FM & 1050 AM in Lynchburg, Va.

STREAMING: All fans can watch and listen to the Monarchs over the internet with Monarch Media on www.odusports.com All home games will be video streamed live from the Constant Center in HD. Fans can enjoy both for a monthly fee of $9.99 per month.

INDIVIDUAL GAME TICKETS: $16 for adults and $13 for children, University faculty/staff and military. For additional information, contact the ticket office at 757-683-4444 or go to YnotTix.com.

THE CANCUN CHALLENGE
Old Dominion, St. Louis, West Virginia ant Wisconsin will be playing each other in the Riviera Division while Bowling Green State, Oral Roberts, Presbyterian and a school to be determined, will compete in the Mayan Division. Catch all the game action for both divisions with a TCS fan package and CBS Sports Network in our area on channel 216 for Cox Subscribers.

ODU will play West Virginia on Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. and will play either Saint Louis or WIsconsin on Wednesday at 7 or 9:30 p.m.ET.

MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS  
G  1  Aaron Bacote, 6-4, So., Hampton, VA. 20.5 ppg/ 3.3 rpg
G  3  Keenan Palmore, 6-1, So., Stone Mountain, GA. 10.8 ppg/ 4.3 rpg
G  4  Dimitri Batten, 6-3, R-Jr., Newport News, Va., 11.5 ppg/5.0 rpg
F  21 Denzell Taylor, 6-7, Fr.,  Brampton, Ontario 4.5 ppg/ 7.3 rpg
F  23 Richard Ross, 6-6, R-Jr.  Wichita Falls, TX.  12.5 ppg/ 8.8  rpg

GEORGIA SOUTHERN PROBABLE STARTERS
F  10  Marvin Baynham  6-7, Sr. 6.3 ppg/3.8 rpg
F  13  Angel Matias, 6-4, Jr., 6.0 ppg/ 6.8 rpg
G  5   Jelani Hewitt, 6-2, Jr., 22.5 ppg/ 4.5 rpg
G 11 Tre Bussey, 6-3, Sr.  22.5 ppg/ 5.5 rpg
G 12  Brian Holmes, 6-1, Sr., 8.0 ppg/ 2.3 rpg

SERIES VS. GEORGIA SOUTHERN
ODU leads, 13-4. This is the first meeting between the two schools since 1979-80.   The Monarchs defeated the Eagles twice that season, 97-62 and 67-58. Georgia Southern’s last win over ODU was in 1977-78, 112-104.

LAST GAME
ODU defeated Presbyterian, 69-51 Thursday night. The Monarchs shot a blistering .556(15-27) from the floor in the first half.  Keenan Palmore led with a career high 24 points. Both he and Aaron Bacote led ODU in rebounding with seven each. Richard Ross added 14, followed by Bacote with 13 and Dimitri Batten with 11. ODU outrebounded Presbyterian, 36-27.

 

 

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