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Basketball Monarchs Host CNU Sunday at 2PM for Exhibition

November 03, 2017
By ODU Athletics

How to Watch: C-USA TV ($)

How to Listen: ESPN Radio 94.1 (in Hampton Roads, Va.) – Ted Alexander and Dave Twardzik’s live pregame show will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday

Live Stats Link: CLICK HERE

Tickets: $10, ODU Students get in for FREE all season long

NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion men’s basketball team will host Christopher Newport for an exhibition game on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2:00 p.m. at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

MEET OLD DOMINION

STARTERS RETURNING: (3)
Ahmad Caver (6-2/Jr./G/13.0 ppg/3.5 rpg)
B.J. Stith (6-5/RJr./G/10.8 ppg/4.3 rpg)
Brandan Stith (6-7/RSr./F/9.9 ppg/7.0 rpg)

STARTERS LOST: (2)
Jordan Baker (6-2/G/6.7 ppg/2.5 rpg)
Denzell Taylor (6-7/F/3.8 ppg/7.5 rpg)

ADDITIONAL RETURNING LETTERMEN: (6)
Trey Porter (6-10/RJr./F/6.6 ppg/4.8 rpg)
Randy Haynes (6-4/Sr./3.1 ppg/1.5 rpg)
Alassane Kah (6-9/Sr./1.5 ppg/1/1 rpg)
Aaron Carver (6-7/F/1.0 ppg/1.4 rpg)
Stephen Vassor (6-7/RSr./F/0.7 ppg/0.1 rpg)
Keith Pinckney (6-1/G/0.1 ppg/0.1 rpg)

NEWCOMERS: (7)
*Loren Brill (6-0/So./G/Gaithersburg, Md./Cal State Fullerton transfer)
Marquis Godwin (6-5/Fr./G/Hampton, Va.)
**Xavier Green (6-4/RFr./G/Williamsburg, Va.)
Michael Hueitt Jr. (6-3/Fr./G/Fayetteville, N.C.)
*Justice Kithcart (6-1/So./G/Durham, N.C./Pittsburgh transfer)
Greg McClinton (6-7/RSr./F/Winston-Salem, N.C./Wake Forest grad transfer)
Alfis Pilavios (6-6/Fr./F/Athens, Greece)

*Must redshirt the 2017-18 season due to NCAA transfer rules
**Redshirted the 2016-17 season (coach’s decision)

2017 C-USA Men’s Basketball Preseason Poll
1. Middle Tennessee (8)
2. UAB (4)
3. Louisiana Tech (2)
4. Old Dominion
5. UTEP
6. WKU
7. Marshall
8. Charlotte
9. UTSA
10. Southern Miss
11. North Texas
12. Florida Atlantic
13. Rice
14. FIU

( ) = First Place Votes

2017 C-USA Men’s Basketball Preseason Team
Daquan Bracey, Louisiana Tech
William Lee, UAB
Chris Cokley, UAB
Ahmad Caver, Old Dominion
Jacobi Boykins, Louisiana Tech
Giddy Potts, Middle Tennessee
Justin Johnson, WKU
Jon Elmore, Marshall
Jon Davis, Charlotte
Omega Harris, UTEP

Meet Christopher Newport
Christopher Newport enters the 2017 season nationally ranked 14th in the country in the pre-season poll from D3hoops.com. Head coach John Krikorian's squad posted a 27-3 record last year and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. The Captains were ranked eighth in the final poll following the season. Christopher Newport has captured both the regular and post-season titles in the Capital Athletic Conference in each of the last two seasons. The Captains were 30-2 two seasons ago and advanced to the Final Four for the first time in program history.