Monarchs host team from Lithuania Saturday night

November 14, 2003
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Nov. 14, 2003

NORFOLK, VA.-- The Old Dominion University Monarch cagers play host to BC Sakalai from Lithuania Saturday night in their final exhibition game. Game time is 7 p.m. in the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

BC Sakalai has played four game already, losing to Texas Christian, 101-66; SMU 89-83, Missouri 85-76 and South Carolina 81-62. Their top scorer is 6-3 guard Rolandas Skaisgirys who is averaging 12.5 points per game. He scored 20 against SMU. 6-8 center Rolandas Matulis is averaging 8.2 points and 6.0 rebounds per game.

In ODU's 106-65 exhibition win last Sunday against E.A. Sports East All-stars, John Waller (Richmond, VA.) led the way with 26 points on 4-of-5 shooting from three-point range. The Monarchs hit 13-21 from the trey area (.691). Isaiah Hunter (Charlotte, NC.) scored 17 points, Alex Loughton (Perth, Australia) and Troy Nance (Va. Beach, VA.) each scored 13 while Valdas Vasylius (Klaipeda, Lithuana) scored 11 points.

The Monarchs open the regular season on Nov.22 in Chapel Hill against the University of North Carolina.