ODU Basketball Named "Best Family Entertainment in Norfolk"
May 22, 2007
NORFOLK, VA -- Old Dominion University's men's and women's basketball games were recently selected as the"Best Family Entertainment in Norfolk" in The Best of Norfolk 2007 readers poll, conducted annually by the advertising department of The Virginian Pilot newspaper.
The Monarchs and Lady Monarchs completed their fifth season in the beautiful Ted Constant Convocation Center on campus. Old Dominion was selected first in the family entertainment category, followed by the Norfolk Admirals hockey team and the Norfolk Tides, the AAA baseball affiliate team of the Baltimore Orioles. The Monarchs led the Colonial Athletic Association in attendance for the third straight year, averaging over 6,600 fans per game, while the Lady Monarchs have led the CAA in attendance for 16 straight years and are ranked 32nd in the nation, averaging over 3,500 in attendance.
Top vote-getters receive a banner declaring them "Best in Norfolk", which they can display for a year. The Ted Constant Convocation Center is managed by Global Spectrum, a subsidiary of Comcast-Spectacor.