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Monarchs Return Home To Host Rice Thursday

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
         
Release: February 19, 2014
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GAME NOTES
Old Dominion Monarchs (12-14/6-5) vs.Rice Owls (7-17/2-9)
Feb. 20, 2014 Ted Constant Convocation Center  

RADIO
The Monarchs radio broadcasts are on ESPN 94.1 in Hampton Roads; WZEZ 100.5 in Richmond and WBRG 104.5 FM & 1050 AM in Lynchburg, Va. Play-by-Play announcer is Ted Alexander. Billy Mann will serve as color analyst for all home games. Dave Twardzik will be a contributor to Monarch Courtside pre-game show at home games and color commentary for all road games. Rick Kiefner will host the Monarch Courtside program at home games.

STREAMING
All fans can watch and listen to the Monarchs over the internet with Monarch Media on www.odusports.com All home games will be video streamed live from the Constant Center in HD. A Monarch Media subscription can be accessed by going to ODUSports.com, then clicking Multimedia then Monarch Media.

The ODU InGame Mobile App
The ODU InGame App is completely FREE and is compatible with Apple and Android products. The ODU InGame Mobile App includes LIVE stats for basketball games (and football, soccer and baseball), links for the live radio broadcast, social media feeds and up to the minute fan information!

Group Sales
For group outings (10+ tickets), please call Todd McKeating at (757)-683-7087 for special rates!

MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS  
G  1  Aaron Bacote, 6-4, So., Hampton, VA. 16.0 ppg/ 3.0 rpg
G  3  Keenan Palmore, 6-1, So., Stone Mountain, GA. 10.8 ppg/ 3.6 rpg
F  21 Denzell Taylor, 6-7, Fr.,  Brampton, Ontario 4.8 ppg/ 6.2 rpg
F  23 Richard Ross, 6-6, R-Jr.  Wichita Falls, TX.  9.0 ppg/ 7.1  rpg
G  4  Dimitri Batten, 6-3, R-Jr., Newport News, Va., 10.9  ppg/4.2 rpg

OFF THE BENCH
G    0   Jordan Baker, 6-2,  Fr.       Hampton, VA. 4.6 ppg/ 2.2 rpg.
G  10  Martin Shaw    5-11 So.     Hampton, VA.  0.2 ppg/ 0.0 rpg
F  11  Joe Ebondo      6-7    Jr.       Euless, TX.        1.4 ppg/ 3.7 rpg
G 22   Ambrose Mosley 6-2, R-Fr. Jacksonville, Fl. 6.0 ppg/2.7 rpg
F  40   Anton Larsen     7-0  R-Sr.   Copenhagen, Denmark  1.1 ppg/ 1.1 rpg
G 25   Sean-Michael King  6-1, Jr.  Alexandria, VA.   0.0 ppg/ 0.0 rpg

RICE OWLS PROBABLES
F  3   Sean Obi  6-9, Fr., 11.6 ppg/ 9.7 rpg
F  41  Seth Gearhart, 6-7, Jr., 7.1 ppg/ 3.4 rpg
G   1   Max Guercy, 5-9, So., 10.0 ppg/ 3.1 rpg
G  22  Marcus Jackson, 6-3, Fr., 7.0 ppg/2.0 rpg
G  42  Austin Ramljak, 6-3, Sr., 11.8 ppg/ 2.4 rpg

HEAD COACHES:

ODU-Jeff Jones: 12-14 at ODU (1st season); 370-300 overall (22nd year)

Rice: Ben Braun: 63-121 at Rice (6th season);615-510 overall (36th year)

SERIES VS. RICE: ODU leads 1-0. The two teams have met only once during the 1970-71 ODU-Kiwanis Classic with the Monarchs winning, 114-86 at the Norfolk Scope Arena. Monarch Hall of Famer and current ODU analyst Dave Twardzik played in that contest, scoring 32 points

LAST GAME :The Monarchs lost at Tulsa, 76-37. Freshman Ambrose Mosley led ODU in scoring for the second straight game off the bench, scoring 12 points and Richard Ross added 11. ODU shot .277  from the field while TU shot .574.  The 37 points was the lowest in ODU’s Division I history. 

THIS DAY IN ODU HISTORY:Feb. 20, 1976: Wilson Washington blocked 12 shots against William & Mary in W&M Hall and on Feb. 20, 1975 the future NBA Monarch hauled down 20 rebounds against Baptist College.

COMPARING THE TEAMS
                       ODU         Rice
SCORING      63.5           64.0
OPP AVG      65.4            70.9
FGPCT          .418           .409
3PT FGPCT: .317           .328
FT PCT          .612         .682
REBS             35.9           32.6
ASSTS            10.2          14.0
TO:                 13.7          13.5
STLS:              6.3             4.7
BLKS               4.0             2.0

NCAA's MOST IMPROVED TEAMS FROM LAST YEAR
 Milwaukee                             16     10              8     24          11.0
Missouri St.                            17        9           11     22            9.5
Northern Ill.                            11     13              5     25            9.0
Old Dominion                        12     14              5     25            9.0
UC Santa Barbara                16        7           11     20            9.0
Alabama St.                           14        9           10     22            8.5
George Washington              19        6           13     17            8.5
Manhattan                             19        6           14     18            8.5

 

KENT BAZEMORE (’10) NBA UPDATES
GP/GS   MINS    FG     3PT        FT         RBS   AST  STL     TP
44/0       7.0    36-97  10-39   19-36     40     20      12      101

C-USA STANDINGS
Louisiana Tech  9-2
Middle Tennessee  9-2
UTEP   9-2
Southern Miss  8-3
Tulsa   8-3
ODU   6-5
Tulane  6-5
Charlotte 5-6
FIU   5-6
FAU    5-6
UAB   4-7
North Texas  3-8
Marshall  3-8
East Carolina  2-9
Rice   2-9

MONARCHS TOP 5 C-USA TEAM STAT RANKINGS
Scoring Defense:   4th   at  63.5
Rebounding Defense: 5th   34.0
Field Goal PCT Def: 7th at .423

MONARCHS  C-USA INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS
Scoring: Bacote         5th at 16.0
Rebounding: Ross    11th at 7.1
Assists: Bacote        13th at 3.1
Field Goal PCT:   15th Ross at .503
Free Throw PCT: Bacote 8th at .796
Blocked Shots: Ross, 2nd at 2.4

 

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