Monarchs Host Richmond Wednesday Night
By ODU Athletics
Nov. 30, 2010
OLD DOMINION MONARCHS (4-1) VS. RICHMOND SPIDERS (6-1)
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
F 35 Ben Finney, 6-5, Sr, Portsmouth, VA., 12.2 ppg/ 5.2 prg
F 33 Keyon Carter, 6-8, RS- Sr. Rivieria Beach, FL. 9.0 ppg/ 5.8 rpg
C 21 Frank Hassell, 6-9, RS-Sr. Chesapeake, VA. 12.6 ppg/ 9.6 rpg.
G 24 Kent Bazemore, 6-5, RS-Jr. Kelford, NC. 10.0 ppg/ 4.6 rpg
G 3 Darius James, 6-0, Sr, Virginia Beach, Va. 4.8 ppg/ 1.8 apg
OFF THE BENCH
C 20 Chris Cooper, 6-9, Jr., Dumfries, Va. 4.2 ppg/ 3.8 rpg
G 15 Trian Iliadis, 6-3, JR., Perth, W. Australia 6.6 ppg/ 2.4 rpg
G 22 Marquel De Lancey, 6-0, JR., Alexandria, VA. 1.8 ppg/ 1.7 apg
F 1 Nick Wright, 6-8, RS-SO ,Suffolk, VA. 2.6 ppg/ 1.6 rpg.
G 2 Josh Hicks, 6-1, RS-FR. Winston-Salem, NC. 2.5 ppg./ 1.1 apg
C 40 Anton Larsen, 7-0, FR., Copenhagen, Denmark 6.0 ppg./2.0 rpg
SERIES RECORD VS. RICHMOND
- ODU leads, 28-22
- Richmond defeated ODU, 67-60 in Richmond last year.
- Since 2005-06, UR has won three of the five meetings.
- While UR has never beaten ODU in the Constant Center, the Spiders last beat ODU in Norfolk, 77-73 in two overtimes during the 2000-01 season played at the Norfolk Scope arena.
ODU defeated Xavier in the Paradise Jam Championship game and will also play Dayton here in the Constant Center on Dec.11. Last year, the Monarchs were 2-2 vs. the A-10, defeating Duquesne and Charlotte, losing to Dayton and Richmond. Xavier, Richmond and Dayton were picked to finish in the top four of the A-10.
PLAYERS OF THE YEAR COMING TO THE TED
Richmond's Kevin Anderson will be the third Opposing Conference Player of the Year to come to the Ted. He joins Georgetown's Austin Freeman (BIGEAST), and High Point's Nick Barbour (Big South), who were both pre-season picks.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
- ODU blocked 10 shots vs. Georgetown and 8 vs. High Point.
- The Monarchs held Georgetown and Clemson to 19 first half points.
- ODU has outrebounded all five opponents by eight or more.
- ESPN.com and SI.com named Bazemore As one of the nation's top defenders.
- Frank Hassell shot .667 (16-24) from the floor at the Paradise Jam.
|1.||Old Dominion (19)||4-1||738||3|
|3.||St. Mary's (1)||6-1||702||5|
|4.||Wichita State (4)||3-1||677||4|
|10.||Loyola (Chicago) (1)||7-0||453||14|
|17.||South Dakota State||5-0||201||25|
|22.||College of Charleston||4-3||140||18|
OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Western Kentucky 81, James Madison 75, Pacific 66, Harvard 45, Wofford 44, Illinois State 36, Morehead State 34, American 33, Evansville 28, Stephen F Austin 27, Sam Houston State 26, Fairfield 24, VMI 24, Bradley 22, North Dakota State 22, Weber State 22, Montana State 19, Siena 17, Portland State 13, UC Santa Barbara 13, Belmont 11, Jacksonville 11, Morgan State 10, Detroit 9, Akron 8, Long Beach State 6, Davidson 5, UT Arlington 5, Arkansas-Little Rock 3,UMKC 3, Buffalo 1, Long Island 1, North Florida 1.
NEXT GAME ODU at Delaware on Dec. 4 will be at 7 p.m. instead of 2 p.m. because of UD's home NCAA FCS play-off game against Lehigh that afternoon.