Monarchs Host Towson Saturday
By ODU Athletics
Jan. 6, 2012
OLD DOMINION (7-8/2-1) VS. TOWSON TIGERS ( 0-15/0-3)
Game time: 7 p.m. at the Constant Convocation Center
ODU ON TV/RADIO
Radio- ESPN 94.1 : (Ted Alexander, Billy Mann and Rick Kiefner)
Ticket Info: Individual games are $15 for adults and $12 for children, University faculty/staff and military. For additional information, contact the ticket office at 757-683-4444 or COX TIX at 888-3-COXTIX or the ODU Athletic website ODUSPORTS.COM
BIG BLUE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY Tomorrow's game is also Big Blue's 42nd Birthday Celebration. Fans of all ages are welcome to come out pre-game and enjoy ice cream and cake with Big Blue and his many mascot friends. The pre-game party with be located directly behind section 116 on the concourse level. During halftime make sure you are in your seat for special game of mascot basketball and cheer on Big Blue.
Towson is under first-year head coach Pat Skerry and boasts one of the youngest rosters in the nation. The Tigers are the only team in the nation to return just one letterwinner from 2010-11. The Tigers have held its last three opponents to 60 points or less, including No. 23 Virginia.
|F||20||Chris Cooper, 6-9 Sr. Dumfries, VA. 10.7 ppg/ 10.5 rpg|
|F||1||Nick Wright, 6-8 R-Jr. Suffolk, VA. 8.6 ppg/ 5.4 rpg|
|G||22||Marquel De Lancey, 6-0, Sr. Alexandria, Va. 4.7 ppg/ 2.0 apg|
|G||12||Donte Hill, 6-4, So., Virginia Beach, Va. 7.2 ppg/ 3.7 rpg|
|G||24||Kent Bazemore, 6-5, R-Sr. Kelford, NC. 13.7 ppg/ 5.1 rpg|
OFF THE BENCH
|G||15||Trian Iliadis, 6-3 Sr., Perth W. Australia 8.5 ppg/ 2.5 apg|
|G||4||Dimitri Batten, 6-3, R-Fr. 8.7 ppg/3.0 rpg|
|F||23||Richard Ross, 6-7, R-Fr. Wichita Falls, TX. 4.3 ppg/ 4.8 rpg|
|G||10||Breon Key, 6-2, Fr., Hampton, VA. 2.7 ppg/ 0.9 rpg.|
|F||40||Anton Larsen, 7-0, R-So. Copenhagen, Denmark 1.6 ppg/0.9 rpg|
|F||00||Jason Pimentel, 6-8,. Fr., Ocala, FL. 3.8 ppg/ 4.1 rpg|
|G||2||Shquan Rogers, 6-2, Fr., Norfolk, Va. 0.0 ppg/ 0;5 rpg|
SERIES VS. TOWSON
ODU leads, 25-1. Monarchs have beaten the Tigers 16 straight. Towson's only win over
ODU was in 2001-02, 67-55 in the old ODU fieldhouse.
LAST TIME OUT
The Monarchs lost to George Mason Thursday night at home, 63-54. Kent Bazemore
Led the way with 17 points and six rebounds with four assists. Donte Hill added 10
Points while Chris Cooper and Marquel De Lancey added nine points. Cooper also
Hauled down 14 rebounds, his 11th double-figure board night this season. ODU shot
.295 from the floor, while the Patriots shot .429. ODU outrebounded Mason, 47-37.
Ryan Pearson led Mason, with 16 points and 14 rebounds.
The win by Mason was its first in the Constant Center since the 2003-04 season.
Year-by Year As a Head Coach
2011-12 ODU 7-8
222-120 at ODU at ODU (11th Yr)
COMPARING THE TEAMS
|OPP FG PCT:||.427||.449|
|3PT FG PCT:||.285||.288|
|OPP 3PT FGPCT:||339||.396|
ODU'S ALL-TIME STEALS LEADERS
|1.||Frank Smith 1984-88||295|
|2.||Brandon Johnson 2005-08||238|
|3.||Drew Williamson 2004-07||215|
|4.||Kent Bazemore 2009-||212|