Old Dominion Monarchs (17-17) vs. Radford Highlanders (22-12)
Monday Night, March 24th - Ted Constant Convocation Center 7 p.m.
TICKETS: All tickets are general admission $10.00. ODU students are admitted free with their student ID.
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.
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.
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MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
G 1 Aaron Bacote, 6-4, So., Hampton, VA. 15.9 ppg/ 3.1 rpg
G 3 Keenan Palmore, 6-1, So., Stone Mountain, GA. 10.0 ppg/ 3.7 rpg
F 21 Denzell Taylor, 6-7, Fr., Brampton, Ontario 4.2 ppg/ 6.0 rpg
F 23 Richard Ross, 6-6, R-Jr. Wichita Falls, TX. 9.6 ppg/ 7.0 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. 4.4 ppg/ 2.1 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. 1.5 ppg/ 3.5 rpg
G 22 Ambrose Mosley 6-2, R-Fr. Jacksonville, Fl. 7.1 ppg/2.8 rpg
F 40 Anton Larsen 7-0 R-Sr. Copenhagen, Denmark 1.3 ppg/ 1.1 rpg
G 25 Sean-Michael King 6-1, Jr. Alexandria, VA. 0.0 ppg/ 0.0 rpg
G 10 R.J. Price 5-11 Jr., 13.3 ppg/ 2.5 rpg
G 11 Ya Ya Anderson 6-2, So., 11.6 ppg/ 3.0 rpg
F 33 Kyle Noreen 6-4, Jr., 4.3 ppg/ 3.1 rpg
F 2 Javonte Green, 6-4, Jr. 17.0 ppg/ 8.1 rpg
C 55 Brandon Holcomb, 6-7, So., 6.3 ppg/ 3.2 rpg
ODU- Jeff Jones 17-17 (1st year) 375-303 (22nd year)
Radford -Mike Jones 41-56 (3rd year)
COMPARING THE TEAMS
SCORING 63.7 78.5
OPP AVG 64.5 74.1
FGPCT .427 481
3PT FGPCT: .328 .361
FT PCT .617 .695
REBS 35.4 34.8
ASSTS 10.5 13.3
TO: 13.2 11.0
STLS: 6.1 7.2
BLKS 4.1 3.7
RADFORD QUICK NOTES:
-Radford reached 20 wins during the regular season for the first time since 1993-94.
-This will be Radford's 29th winning season out of 40
-Radford was 6-2 on the road in Big South play and 9-7 overall.
-Radford head coach Mike Jones served as an assistant coach at VCU, Georgia, WVU,Richmond, Howard and Furman.
ODU QUICK NOTES
ODU played in the very first CBI in 2008
-ODU’s turn-a-round from last year is currently third best nationally.
- ODU finished 6th in C-USA and earned a first round bye in the league tournament.
-Reserve Ambrose Mosley leads the team with 54 three-pointers made.
-The shorter Monarchs have outrebounded 22 of their opponents this year.
-Jeff Jones was the first person to win the NIT title both as a player and a coach (at Virginia).
-ODU is 4-4 in C-USA road play.
-ODU is 12-2 when leading at halftime
-Richard Ross is currently 7th all-time on ODU’s career blocked shot list.
-ODU has shot 50 percent or better from the floor nine times.
-ODU’s best shooting from the field was .592 vs. ECU at home.
-ODU is 11-6 at home
-Keenan Palmore and Denzell Taylor have started and played in all 34 games this year.
-The 6-6 Richard Ross ranks 11th in C-USA in rebounding and second in blocked shots.
-Asst. Coach Bryant Stith is a 10-year NBA veteran and played for Jones at Virginia.
- ODU is second in the league in attendance at 6,190 (6,408 in C-USA
-ODU shot .594 from the floor in the first half vs. SDSU.
MONARCHS TOP 5 C-USA TEAM STAT RANKINGS
Scoring Defense: 4th at 63.7
Rebounding Defense: 5th 33.9
Field Goal PCT Def: 7th at .420
MONARCHS C-USA INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS
Scoring: Bacote 6th at 15.9
Rebounding: Ross 11th at 7.1
Assists: Bacote 13th at 3.0
Field Goal PCT: 15th Ross at .521
Free Throw PCT: Bacote 8th at .779
Blocked Shots: Ross, 2nd at 2.3
MOST IMPROVED TEAMS FROM LAST YEAR
Milwaukee 21-14 8-24 11.5 (NCAA)
UCSB 21-9 11-20 10.5
ODU 17-17 5-25 10.0 (CBI)
George Washington 24-9 13-17 9.5 (NCAA)
Missouri State 20-12 11-22 9.5 (CIT)
Alabama State 19-13 10-22 9.0 (CIT)
Northern Illinois 15-17 5-25 9.0