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ODU Home Opener With Missouri State Friday Night

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
         
Release: November 07, 2013
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The ODU Monarchs open the 2013-14 regular season under the direction of first year  head coach Jeff Jones Friday night at 7:00 pm. in the Ted Constant Convocation Center. The contest is a "White Out" game.

WHITE OUT
-Wear white for White-out Weekend (Nov. 8th vs. Missouri St. and Nov. 9th- Women vs. Delaware St.)

-First 1000 Students to the game get a White-Out T-Shirt

-Entire men's team will be conducting post-game autographs at Guest Services

- Five-Game plan where you can pick any 5 Men's games for $65 and the Family "Four or more" Pack where for $20 you get 4 tickets to select Monarch or Lady Monarch games. They can get these ticket packages at ynottix.com.

RADIO/TV COVERAGE:
ESPN 94.1 in Hampton Roads
WZEZ 100.5 in Richmond
WBRG 1004.5 FM & 1050 AM in Lynchburg.

ODU Announcers: Doug Ripley (Play-by-Play). Billy Mann (Color analyst), Dave Twardzik (Courtside pre-game show) and Rick Kiefner (Monarch Courtside Pre-game show).

Contest will be televised by KCZ, The Ozarks CW back to Missouri State. Will be carried live
in Hampton roads on Cox Channel 114.

TV Announcers: Ned Reynolds (Play-by-play) and Kelby Stuckey (color)

SERIES: ODU leads 1-0
The two teams have only met once before. ODU defeated the Bears 75-68 in 2011-12 season in Springfield, MO. which was a nationally televised Bracketbusters game. In that game, Richard Ross scored nine points and Dimitri Batten scored eight points as freshmen.

Missouri State is picked to finish fourth in the Missouri Valley.

ODU PROBABLES
G 1 Aaron Bacote, 6-4, So., Hampton, VA. 8.2 ppg/ 4.0 rpg
G 3 Keenan Palmore, 6-1, So., Stone Mountain, GA. 8.2 ppg/ 4.3 rpg
G 4 Dimitri Batten, 6-3, R-Jr., Newport News, VA., 10.3 ppg/2.7 rpg
F 21 Denzell Taylor, 6-7, Fr., Brampton, Ontario -----/-----
F 23 Richard Ross, 6-6, R-Jr. Wichita Falls, TX. 7.3 ppg/ 5.7 rpg

MISSOURI STATE PROBABLES
G  11 Marcus Marshall, 6-3, 190  So.,13.5 ppg/ 2.5 apg
F  23  Dorrian Williams, 6-3, 195,So, 4.0 ppg/ 2.0 rpg
F  5   Jarmar Gulley, 6-5, 218, Sr., 7.0 ppg/ 3.0 rpg
F 24  Emmanuel Addo, 6-8, 230, Sr., 6.0 ppg/ 5.5 rpg
C 50 Tyler McCullough, 6-11, 246, Fr., 8.0 ppg/ 5.5 rpg.

HEAD COACHES:
ODU- Jeff Jones (1st season at ODU & 22nd overall) 358-286
Missouri State- Paul Lusk (3rd season at MSU) 27-38 & fourth overall (29-61)

BUD LIGHT JEFF JONES COACHES RADIO SHOW
The show begins Nov. 19th from 7-8 p.m.. All shows will be at the Ynot Pizza in the ODU Village.   

  

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