Monarchs Play JMU On ESPNU Thursday
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 23, 2011
OLD DOMINION (22-6/12-4) VS. JAMES MADISON (20-9/9-7)
Feb. 24, 2011
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
F 35 Ben Finney, 6-5, Sr., Portsmouth, Va. 9.4 ppg/ 6.6 rpg
F 20 Chris Cooper, 6-9, JR., Dumfries, VA. 5.4 ppg/ 5.7 rpg
C 21 Frank Hassell, 6-9, RS, Sr. Chesapeake, VA. 13.9 ppg/ 9.7 rpg
G 24 Kent Bazemore, 6-5, RS JR. Kelford, NC. 12.4 ppg/ 5.2 rpg
G 3 Darius James, 6-0, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va. 6.6 ppg/ 3.2 apg
OFF THE BENCH
F 33 Keyon Carter, 6-8, RS Sr., Riviera Beach, Fl. 7.2 ppg/ 3.8 rpg
G 15 Trian Iliadis, 6-3, Jr., Perth, W. Australia 5.9 ppg/ 1.5 rpg
F 1 Nick Wright, 6-8, RS-So. Suffolk, VA. 1.6 ppg/ 1.5 rpg
G 22 Marquel De Lancey, 6-0, JR., Alexandria, VA. 1.9 ppg/ 1.6 apg
G 2 Josh Hicks, 6-1, RS-Fr. Winston-Salem, NC. 1.0 ppg/ 1.0 apg
C 40 Anton Larsen, 7-0, RS-Fr., Copenhagen, Denmark 1.9 ppg/ 1.1 rpg.
ODU ON TV/RADIO
ODU Radio ESPN 94.1
(Ted Alexander, Cal Bowdler, Rick Kiefner)
TV - ESPNU, channel 232 on Cox in Hampton Roads
Rich Hollenberg and Adrian Branch
MONARCH 2010-11 SCHEDULE
Sun. Feb. 20 Cleveland State W 74-63
SERIES VS. JAMES MADISON
ODU leads the series, 53-24.
ODU has won the last five games between the two teams.
The Monarchs defeated JMU 64-58 on Jan. 19 in Norfolk. Frank Hassell and Kent Bazemore both scored 15 points and Hassell hauled down 11 rebounds, while Chris Cooper added 13 boards. JMU shot .398, while ODU shot .404.
ODU AND BRACKETBUSTER GAMES
This will be the Monarchs sixth Bracketbuster's game and all have been televised. ODU is 5-1.
|2009-10||L||at No. 24 Northern Iowa||71-62|
The Monarchs defeated Cleveland State 74-63 Sunday afternoon on ESPN2. Kent Bazemore led with 18 points, 8 rebounds and four steals, while Frank Hassell scored 12 with 15 rebounds and Ben Finney had 10 points with a career high 13 boards. Norris Cole scored 35 for CSU, but the Vikings shot .339 from the floor and ODU outrebounded them 53-24. Hassell now has 12 double-doubles and Finney has three-straight double-doubles.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
ODU ranks 3rd nationally in scoring defense at 58.0.
Frank Hassell now has 1155 career points and 859 career rebounds.
Ben Finney has 1163 career points and 774 career rebounds.
Finney ranks 7th all-time at ODU with 183 career steals.
ODU is averaging 7,698 through 15 home games.
ODU has outrebounded 27 of 28 opponents.
ODU leads the nation in rebound margin at +11.8
Mason, ODU Take Top Two Spots In Mid-Major Top 25 Poll:
George Mason is ranked #1 and Old Dominion is ranked #2 in the Mid-Major Top 25 poll released on Feb. 21 by CollegeInsider.com. Along with Mason and ODU, VCU is ranked #11 and Drexel is ranked #25. James Madison and Hofstra received votes. The CAA had the most teams of any conference in the poll with four.
Year by Year as a Head coach
210-109 at ODU (10th year)
|Scoring Defense:||1st||58.0( 3rd nationally)|
|Free Throw PCT:||10th||.665|
|FG PCT DEF:||2nd||.401|
|3PT FG PCT:||11th||.325|
|3PT FG DEF:||10th||.371|
|REB Margin:||1st||+11.8 (1st nationally)|
INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS IN THE CAA
|REBS:||Hassell||2nd||9.7 (30th nationally)|
|Steals:||Bazemore||1st||2.3 (18th nationally)|
COMPARING THE OPPONENT
|FG PCT DEF:||.401||.424|
|3PT FG PCT:||.325||.377|
|3PT FG DEF:||.371||.356|
|REB Margin:||+11.8||+ 3.4|
No Place Like the TED
Totals 119-23 (.836)
ALL TIME GAMES PLAYED
133 Ben Finney 2008-
132 Frank Hassell 2008-
132 Darius James 2008-
ODU ALL TIME REBOUNDERS
9. Hassell 132 2008- 859 6.6
ODU ALL TIME STEALS LEADERS
7. Ben Finney 2008--pres. 183
9. Kent Bazemore 2009-pres. 166