Monarchs Host UNC Wilmington Monday Night
By ODU Athletics
Jan. 23, 2011
OLD DOMINION (14-5/5-3) VS. UNC WILMINGTON SEAHAWKS (10-9/4-4)
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
F 35 Ben Finney, 6-5, Sr., Portsmouth, Va. 10.1 ppg/ 6.3 rpg
F 20 Chris Cooper, 6-9, JR., Dumfries, VA. 5.4 ppg/ 5.9 rpg
C 21 Frank Hassell, 6-9, RS, Sr. Chesapeake, VA. 12.7 ppg/ 9.3 rpg
G 24 Kent Bazemore, 6-5, RS JR. Kelford, NC. 11.9 ppg/ 4.8 rpg
G 3 Darius James, 6-0, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va. 6.6 ppg/ 3.1 apg
OFF THE BENCH
F 33 Keyon Carter, 6-8, RS Sr., Riviera Beach, Fl. 7.4 ppg/ 4.5 rpg
G 15 Trian Iliadis, 6-3, Jr., Perth, W. Australia 6.5 ppg/ 1.8 rpg
G 22 Marquel De Lancey, 6-0, JR., Alexandria, VA. 2.4 ppg/ 1.9 apg
G 2 Josh Hicks, 6-1, RS-Fr. Winston-Salem, NC. 1.7 ppg/ 1.0 apg
C 40 Anton Larsen, 7-0, RS-Fr., Copenhagen, Denmark 3.8 ppg/ 1.5 rpg
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SERIES vs. UNCW
ODU leads 26-17
ODU has won 3 straight vs. Seahawks
Last year, ODU defeated UNCW, 70-52 in Wilmington.
UNCW's last win vs. ODU was 2007-08 beating the Monarchs twice, 68-65 at ODU and 72-64 at UNCW.
VCU defeated the Monarchs, 59-50 Saturday night. It was only ODU's second home loss of the season. Bradford Burgess scored 15 and Jamie Skeen 14 with 10 boards for VCU. ODU was led by Darius James and Ben Finney with nine each while Chris Cooper, Kent Bazemore and Trian Iliadis had eight each. Cooper also hauled down nine rebounds and blocked two shots. VCU committed only seven turnovers to ODU's 14. The Rams shot .407 from the floor and ODU shto .392. A sellout crowd of 8457 was ODU's fourth of the year and fifth over 8,000 this season.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
ODU Dean's List students will be honored at halftime tonight.
VCU was ODU's fourth sellout of the season and fifth game over 8,000.
Frank Hassell now has 1008 career points and 762 career rebounds.
Hassell is the CAA's leading active career rebounder.
Ben Finney has 1090 career points and 710 career rebounds.
Finney ranks 8th all-time at ODU with 171 career steals.
ODU is averaging 7,630 through 10 games.
ODU has outrebounded 18 of 19 opponents.
ODU ranks second nationally in rebound margin at +10.8.
Alumni day is against Towson on Jan. 29th at 5 p.m.
Drexel is the first team this year to outrebound ODU.
The 34 points allowed vs. Northeastern is a school record low.
ESPN.com and SI. com named Bazemore as one of the nation's top defenders.
Year by Year as a Head coach
202-108 at ODU (10th year)
ODU CAA TEAM RANKINGS
|Free Throw PCT:||10th||.641|
|FG PCT DEF:||4th||.407|
|3PT FG PCT:||10th||.341|
|3PT FG DEF:||10th||.366|
|REB Margin:||1st||+10.8 (2nd nationally)|
ODU INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS IN THE CAA
|3PT FG PCT:||Iliadis||15th||.380|
COMPARING THE OPPONENT
|FG PCT DEF:||.407||.433|
|3PT FG PCT:||.341||.393|
|3PT FG DEF:||.366||.347|