Men's Basketball Season Tickets Can Be Picked Up Saturday at 10 am
Oct. 21, 2010
Season tickets for the 2010/11 season will be available for pick up at the Constant Center box office on Saturday, Oct. 23, beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing through halftime of the men's basketball Blue-White game, which begins at noon. Admission to the Blue-White game is free.
Tickets not picked up on Saturday will be mailed on Monday, Oct. 25. Season tickets are still on sale for both men's and women's basketball, at savings of up to $115 over the cost of single game tickets.
Fans who are attending the Blue-White game are asked to park in the parking garages on 43rd or 45th streets. Tailgate lots for ODU's 3:30 p.m. football game against Georgia State will open at 11:30 a.m. The annual Homecoming parade will kick off the day's activities at 10 a.m., with the parade route travelling behind the Constant Center and turning onto 45th street.
Monarch fans will get their first look at the defending CAA Champion Monarchs at 12 noon on Saturday.
Heading ODU's returnees are Ben Finney, (6-5, Sr., F, 8.8 pg/5.8 rpg) a third team All-CAA selection, Kent Bazemore (6-5, Jr., 8.4 ppg/ 4.2 rpg), CAA All-Defensive and league steals leader; Darius James (6-1, Sr., G, 7.0 ppg. 3.3 apg), Frank Hassell (6-8, Sr., F, 9.2 ppg/6.7 rpg.), and Keyon Carter (6-8, Sr., F, 7.4 ppg./ 4.9 rpg.).
The Monarchs will also be counting heavily on Marquel De Lancey (6-0, Jr., G, 1.3 ppg.), Chris Cooper (6-8, So., F, 1.4 ppg/1.0 rpg), Trian Iliadis (6-4, Jr, G, 3.1 ppg), red-shirt sophomore Nick Wright (6-8, C., 1.3 ppg.), as well as red-shirt freshmen Josh Hicks (6-2, G) from Winston-Salem, NC., and Anton Larsen (7-0, C) from Denmark.
Taylor and his staff brought in two outstanding newcomers in 6-3 guard, Dimitri Batten, the Peninsula District Player of the Year from Kecoughtan High School and 6-6 Richard Ross the Co-Red River MVP from Hirschi High in Wichita Falls, TX.