Monarchs Host Mount St. Mary's
By ODU Athletics
Dec. 7, 2009
2009-10 MONARCH BASKETBALL
Old Dominion University (5-3)
Vs. Mount St. Mary's (3-5)
ODU Radio: ESPN 94.1 FM
(Ted Alexander, Kenny Gattison, Rick Kiefner)
PROBABLE STARTERS FOR ODU
|F||35||Ben Finney,||6-5,||Jr,||Portsmouth, VA.||8.3 ppg/ 4.9 rpg|
|F||21||Frank Hassell,||6-8,||RS-Jr.,||Chesapeake, VA.||6.9 ppg/ 4.1 rpg|
|C||12||Gerald Lee,||6-9,||Sr.,||Uusikaupunki, Finland||13.9 ppg/ 5.3 rpg|
|G||23||Marsharee Neely,||6-2,||Sr,||Greensboro, NC.||9.5 ppg/ 3.3 rpg|
|G||3||Darius James,||6-1,||Jr,||Virginia Beach,Va.||5.6 ppg/ 4.2 apg.|
OFF THE BENCH
|F||33||Keyon Carter,||6-8,||RS-Jr,||Riviera Beach, FL.||6.8 ppg/ 3.4 rpg|
|G||24||Kent Bazemore,||6-5||RS-So.||Kelford, NC.,||7.0 ppg/ 3.5 rpg|
|C||20||Chris Cooper,||6-9,||So,||Dumfries, VA.,||3.6 ppg/ 3.1 rpg|
|G||22||Marquel Delancey,||6-0,||So.,||Alexandria, Va.,||2.3 ppg/ 2.a apg|
|F||1||Nick Wright,||6-8,||RS-Fr..,||Suffolk, VA||2.5 ppg /1.8 rpg|
|G||15||Trian Iliadis,||6-3,||Fr.,||Perth,W.Australia||3.8 ppg/ 1.5 rpg|
|G||2||Josh Hicks,||6-2,||Fr.,||Winston-Salem, NC.||------/-----|
|C||40||Anton Larsen,||7-0,||Fr.,||Copenhagen, Denmark||-----/-----|
MOUNT ST. MARY'S PROBABLES
In the first conference game of the year, Old Dominion (5-3, 1-0) halted their three-game losing streak with a 65-44 win over the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (1-6, 0-1). Forwards Keyon Carter (Riviera Beach, Fla.) and Gerald Lee (Uusikaupunki, Finland) paced the Monarchs in the victory, going 12-for-18 with 29 points combined.
Lee led the Monarchs in the first half, scoring 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting in the frame. He added two assists, a steal and a rebound as Old Dominion stretched the lead to 13 at the break. Sophomore Kent Bazemore and Carter each had seven points, while Carter added a team-high six rebounds and three steals.The three thefts tied his career mark in just the first half; he had two more in the second to set a new career-high with five.
Delaware shot 40% from the field in the first half, but only took 20 shots as ODU held the Fightin' Blue Hens to just 20 first half points. It was the second lowest total in a half this season for Delaware. Hakim McCullar had six points to lead the way as Jawan Carter added five. Kelvin McNeil led all players in rebounds with seven in the first 20 minutes.
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY
DID YOU KNOW
SERIES VS. MOUNT. ST. MARY'S
ODU leads, 10-4. The two last played in 2005-06 season with the Monarchs winning, 80-57 in the Constant Center. Mount St. Mary's last defeated ODU in 1968-69 season 74-68 when both were members of the Division II Mason-Dixon Conference.
Mount St. Mary's head coach Milan Brown was an assistant at ODU in 1995-96 and 1996-97.
Mount St. Mary's Assistant coach Brion Dunlap (ODU' 98) is ODU's third all-time assist leader with 680 . Mount St. Mary's head baseball coach Scott Thomson was recently inducted into the ODU Sports Hall of Fame in October.
DID YOU KNOW
NO PLACE LIKE THE TED