Monarchs Play at Richmond
By ODU Athletics
Dec. 19, 2011
ODU VS. RICHMOND
Tuesday, Dec. 20th
Game Time: 7 p.m. - Robins Center
ODU Radio: Ted Alexander and Cal Bowdler
ODU PROBABLE STARTERS
|F||20||Chris Cooper||6-9||Sr.||10.0 ppg/ 9.8 rpg|
|G||24||Kent Bazemore||6-5||Sr.||12.0 ppg/ 4.2 rpg|
|G||15||Trian Iliadis||6-4||Sr.||6.4 ppg/ 3.5 rpg|
|F||1||Nick Wright||6-8||Jr.||11.0 ppg/ 6.0 rpg|
|G||4||Dimitri Batten||6-3||R-Fr.||9.6 ppg/ 3.3 rpg|
Kent Bazemore has 998 career points, just two shy of becoming the 48th Monarch to join the 1,000 career point club. Bazemore currently ranks sixth nationally in steals at 2.9 per game.
SERIES VS RICHMOND
ODU leads the series, 29-22 The Monarchs defeated UR 77-70 at the Constant Center last year, but have not beaten UR in Richmond since the 1996-97 season when ODU won at the Robins, 76-69 and in the CAA Tournament, 69-56.
ODU VS. ATLANTIC 10 TEAMS
Saint Joseph's (3-7)
Rhode Island (2-2)
St. Bonaventure (1-1)
George Washington (5-8)
ODU has never played UMass, La Salle, St. Louis or Temple.
LAST TIME OUT
The Monarchs lost Saturday at UCF, 61-53. Kent Bazemore led with 16 points, while Dimitri Batten added 12. ODU shot .322 (19-59) from the field, while the Knights shot .450 (18-40) and hit seven of 12 three-pointers. Keith Clanton led UCF with 23 points, 16 boards and four blocks. Chris Cooper hauled down another 10 rebounds for ODU who outrebounded UCF, 37-35.
COMPARING THE TEAMS
|OPP FG PCT||.410||.414|
|3PT FG PCT||.263||.377|
|OPP 3PT FGPCT||322||.342|