Monarchs Host Georgia State
Feb. 14, 2011
OLD DOMINION (19-6/10-4) VS. GEORGIA STATE (20-6/12-2)
Feb. 15, 2011
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
F 35 Ben Finney, 6-5, Sr., Portsmouth, Va. 9.3 ppg/ 6.2 rpg
F 20 Chris Cooper, 6-9, JR., Dumfries, VA. 5.7 ppg/ 6.0 rpg
C 21 Frank Hassell, 6-9, RS, Sr. Chesapeake, VA. 13.8 ppg/ 9.5 rpg
G 24 Kent Bazemore, 6-5, RS JR. Kelford, NC. 12.2 ppg/ 5.1 rpg
G 3 Darius James, 6-0, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va. 6.7 ppg/ 3.2 apg
OFF THE BENCH
F 33 Keyon Carter, 6-8, RS Sr., Riviera Beach, Fl. 7.0 ppg/ 3.9 rpg
G 15 Trian Iliadis, 6-3, Jr., Perth, W. Australia 5.8 ppg/ 1.5 rpg
G 22 Marquel De Lancey, 6-0, JR., Alexandria, VA. 1.9 ppg/ 1.6 apg
G 2 Josh Hicks, 6-1, RS-Fr. Winston-Salem, NC. 1.0 ppg/ 1.0 apg
C 40 Anton Larsen, 7-0, RS-Fr., Copenhagen, Denmark 1.9 ppg/ 1.1 rpg.
ODU ON TV/RADIO
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SERIES VS. GEORGIA STATE
ODU leads, 13-2. The two teams played back on Jan. 26 in Atlanta with ODU winning, 51-48
On a three-point play by Frank Hassell with 6.6 seconds left in the game.
Hassell led ODU with 15 points and five rebounds in the game. ODU shot just .364 (16-44) from the
floor while the Panthers shot .415 (17-41). Javonte Maynor scored 11 and Donte Curry added 10
points for GSU. GSU's two wins over ODU came in 1977-78 at the Norfolk Scope and 2008-09 in
Atlanta. Co-Player of the Week: Frank Hassell, Old Dominion - Averaged 19.5 ppg and 11.0 rpg while shooting 68% from the floor in ODU's two conference road victories. Had 21 points and 11 rebounds in a 16-point victory at William & Mary and followed with 18 points and 11 boards in a 70-59 triumph at VCU, ending the Rams' 22-game home court winning streak.
The Monarchs defeated arch-rival VCU, 70-59 in the Siegel Center Saturday as Frank Hassell scored 18 with
11 rebounds and Ben Finney added 15 points , 11 rebounds and six assists. ODU dominated the boards, 46-21
Holding the Rams to just five offensive rebounds. ODU shot .483 (28-58) from the floor while VCU was .373 (19-51).
This was the Monarchs second win in the Siegel Center, with the first coming in the 2007-08 season. Brandon
Rozelle led VCU with 15 points off the bench. ODU, which ranks 7th nationally in scoring defense (58.3 ppg), has held 14 opponents to under 60 points. ODU out-rebounded its foes by an average of 24.0 rpg last week and only gave up six offensive boards.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Blaine Taylor is the only ODU men's coach to have six 20 win seasons.
ODU ranks 7th nationally in scoring defense at 58.3
Frank Hassell now has 1126 career points and 834 career rebounds.
Ben Finney has 1142 career points and 751 career rebounds
Finney ranks 7th all-time at ODU with 181 career steals.
ODU is averaging 7,679 through 13 home games.
ODU has outrebounded 25 of 26 opponents.
ODU ranks second nationally in rebound margin at +11.5
Bracketbuster game vs. Cleveland State will be a "Whiteout"
Year by Year as a Head coach
207-109 at ODU (10th year)
CAREER STARTS BY YEAR
|Scoring Defense:||1st||58.3(10th nationally)|
|Free Throw PCT:||10th||.656|
|FG PCT DEF:||3rd||.407|
|3PT FG PCT:||11th||.321|
|3PT FG DEF:||10th||.373|
|REB Margin:||1st||+11.5 (2nd nationally)|
INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS IN THE CAA
|3PT FG PCT:||Iliadis||15th||.359|
|Steals:||Bazemore||1st||2.3 (21st nationally)|
COMPARING THE OPPONENT
|FG PCT DEF:||.407||.412|
|3PT FG PCT:||.321||.348|
|3PT FG DEF:||.373||.332|
|REB Margin:||+11.5||+ 2.7|
SINGLE SEASON ODU DOUBLE-DOUBLE BESTS
1. Chris Gatling 20 1990-91
2. Wilson Washington 19 in 1976-77
3. Mark West 17 in 1982-83
4. Odell Hodge 16 in 1996-97
5. Mark West 16 in 1981-82
ALL TIME GAMES PLAYED
131 Ben Finney 2008-
130 Frank Hassell 2008-
130 Darius James 2008-
ODU ALL TIME STEALS LEADERS
7. Ben Finney 2008--pres. 181
11. Kent Bazemore 2009-pres. 160