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ODU Hosts Tulane Saturday In Alumni Basketball Night

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Release: January 24, 2014
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GAME NOTES
Old Dominion Monarchs (9-10/3-1) vs. Tulane Green Wave (11-9/3-2)
Jan. 25, 2014,  Basketball Alumni  & Coaches Vs. Cancer Night

STREAMING
All fans can watch and listen to the Lady 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!

INDIVIDUAL GAME TICKETS: $16 for adults and $13 for children, University faculty/staff and military. For additional information, contact the ticket office at 757-683-4444 or go to YnotTix.com.

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

TV/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.Tonight’s game will be Televised and produced by Cox Communications with Ted Alexander and Dave Twardzik providing the play-by-play. The game will be aired on Cox channel 114 in Hampton Roads and 110 in West Point, New Kent and King & Queen counties. It will also be televised in the New Orleans area. Nick Cattles will provide play-by-play on radio (ESPN94.1 )with Billy Mann and Rick Kiefner.

ALUMNI NIGHT
Monarch basketball alumni will be honored at halftime.

COACHES VS. CANCER: The ODU coaching staff will be wearing sneakers in support of Coaches vs. Cancer.  

MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS  
G  1  Aaron Bacote, 6-4, So., Hampton, VA. 17.6 ppg/ 3.2 rpg
G  3  Keenan Palmore, 6-1, So., Stone Mountain, GA. 11.2 ppg/ 3.7 rpg
G  4  Dimitri Batten, 6-3, R-Jr., Newport News, Va., 11.4 ppg/4.4 rpg
F  21 Denzell Taylor, 6-7, Fr.,  Brampton, Ontario 5.7 ppg/ 6.5 rpg
F  23 Richard Ross, 6-6, R-Jr.  Wichita Falls, TX.  9.2 ppg/ 7.5  rpg

OFF THE BENCH
G    0   Jordan Baker, 6-2,  Fr.       Hampton, VA. 4.9 ppg/ 2.2 rpg
G  10  Martin Shaw    5-11 So.     Hampton, VA.  0.0 ppg/ 0.0 rpg
F  11  Joe Ebondo      6-7    Jr.       Euless, TX.        1.4 ppg/ 3.5 rpg
G 22   Ambrose Mosley 6-2, R-Fr. Jacksonville, Fl. 4.5 ppg/2.8 rpg
F  40   Anton Larsen     7-0  R-Sr.   Copenhagen, Denmark  0.6 ppg/ 1.0 rpg
G 25   Sean-Michael King  6-1, Jr.  Alexandria, VA.   0.0 ppg/ 0.0 rpg

TULANE PROBABLES
G  2  Jonathan Stark  6-0, Fr.  15.4 ppg/ 3.2 rpg
G 0   Louis Dabney    6-3, So., 17.0 ppg/ 4.7 rpg
G 24 Jay Hook, 6-3, Jr. 14.6 ppg/ 5.5 rpg
F  34  Tre Drye   6-6, Jr., 6.1 ppg/ 7.0 rpg
F 20  Kevin Thomas  6-9, Sr., 3.2 ppg/ 2.5 rpg  .

HEAD COACHES:
Tulane - Ed Conroy (The Citadel '89) 149-190 (11th year overall); 59-57 (4th at Tulane)
ODU - Jeff Jones (VIrginia '82)  367-296 (22nd overall); 9-10 (1st at ODU) 

SERIES VS. TULANE ODU leads, 2-1.  The Monarchs won the first two meetings, in the 1970-71 ODU Kiwanis Classic at Scope, and 116-99 at Tulane as honorable mention All-American Ronnie Valentine scored 44 points in Dec. of 1977.  The last meeting, Tulane defeated ODU in overtime, 85-80 despite 31 points from CAA Player of the Year Petey Sessoms and 31 from Mike Jones, now the head coach at DeMatha.

LAST GAME Southern Miss ended ODU’s four-game winning streak with a 75-60 victory as Neil Watson scored 28 points for the Golden Eagles. Aaron Bacote led ODU with 19 and Richard Ross scored 11 with nine rebounds.  ODU outrebounded USM, 33-29, but committed 17 turnovers in which USM scored 32 points.  The win was the first for Southern Miss over the Monarchs in seven tries.

THIS DAY IN ODU HISTORY Jan. 25, 1995 – ODU defeats JMU, 79-65  at Scope as Petey Sessoms scored 20 points with eight rebounds and and Mike Jones added 24.

COMPARING THE TEAMS

                       ODU          TULANE
SCORING      65.2           66.4
OPP AVG      65.1            70.5
FGPCT          .435           .416
3PT FGPCT: .322           .331
FT PCT          .607         .719
REBS             36.6          34.2
ASSTS            10.7          8.8
TO:                 13.3          12.1
STLS:              5.7             4.9
BLKS              4.1             3.1

C-USA Standings
Southern Miss    4-1   17-3
La. Tech               4-1   16-4
Tulsa                     4-1    9-10
UTEP                    3-1   13-6
ODU                     3-1     9-10
Charlotte             3-2     12-6
Tulane                3-2     11-9
Midd.Tenn.         2-2      12-7
FIU                      2-2      10-9
FAU                    2-2       7-12
UTSA                 2-2      6-11
North Texas      2-3     11-8
UAB                    1-3      12-6
Marshall            1-4      7-13
East Carolina    0-4     11-8
Rice                    0-5     5-13     

Saturday, January 25 (CT)
UTSA at UTEP (CSS)...................................3:00p
UAB at Tulsa.................................................3:05p
Florida Atlantic at FIU (CSS)........................5:00p
Southern Miss at East Carolina (WITN).... 6:00p
Tulane at Old Dominion (Cox)..................... 6:00p
Charlotte at Rice............................................7:00p
Marshall at Louisiana Tech (CBS SN).........7:00p
Middle Tennessee at North Texas ...............7:00p

 

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