Monarchs Open CAA Play at Delaware
By ODU Athletics
Dec. 2, 2010
OLD DOMINION MONARCHS (5-1) VS. DELAWARE FIGHTIN' BLUE HENS (2-2)
Dec. 4, 2010
Radio: ESPN 94.1 with Ted Alexander and Cal Bowdler
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
F 35 Ben Finney, 6-5, Sr, Portsmouth, VA., 12.2 ppg/ 5.5 prg
F 33 Keyon Carter, 6-8, RS- Sr. Rivieria Beach, FL. 8.3 ppg/ 6.0 rpg
C 21 Frank Hassell, 6-9, RS-Sr. Chesapeake, VA. 13.0 ppg/ 10.0 rpg.
G 24 Kent Bazemore, 6-5, RS-Jr. Kelford, NC. 12.0 ppg/ 4.8 rpg
G 3 Darius James, 6-0, Sr, Virginia Beach, Va. 5.3 ppg/ 2.4 apg
OFF THE BENCH
C 20 Chris Cooper, 6-9, Jr., Dumfries, Va. 4.2 ppg/ 3.5 rpg
G 15 Trian Iliadis, 6-3, JR., Perth, W. Australia 6.3 ppg/ 2.4 rpg
G 22 Marquel De Lancey, 6-0, JR., Alexandria, VA. 2.5 ppg/ 1.7 apg
F 1 Nick Wright, 6-8, RS-SO ,Suffolk, VA. 2.2 ppg/ 1.5 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. DELAWARE
ODU leads, 11-5
ODU has won three straight, including a 65-44 win at ODU and a 68-49 win
in Newark. Delaware last beat the Monarchs in 2007-08, 81-74 in overtime at
The Carpenter Center. This is the first of four games in a week.
ODU rallied from eight down to defeat Richmond, 77-70 as Kent Bazemore scored
10 points and had three steals during that stretch when ODU rallied in the final
four minutes of the game. Bazemore scored a career high 22 points with five steals,
and Frank Hassell scored 15 with 12 rebounds. ODU outrebounded the Spiders, 41-29.
ODU has now beaten Xavier and Richmond from the Atlantic-10.
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.
Alumni day is against Towson on Jan. 29 at 5 p.m.
Dec. 7 at East Carolina 7 p.m.
Dec. 9 Maryland-Eastern Shore 7 p.m.
Dec. 11 Dayton 4 p.m.
ODU TEAM RANKINGS IN THE CAA
Scoring Offense 9th 67.0
Scoring Defense 1st 59.8
Scoring Margin 4th +7.2
Free Throw PCT: 10th .624
FG PCT: 4th .457
FGPCT DEF: 4th .413
3PT FG PCT: 10th .360
3PT FG DEF: 6th .360
Rebounding: 3rd 39.5
REB Margin: 2nd +10.3
Blocked Shots: 3rd 5.0
Steals: 2nd 8.3
Asst/TO Ratio: 7th 0.9
INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS IN THE CAA
Scoring: Hassell 17th 13.0
FGPCT: Hassell 3rd .604
REBS: Hassell 3rd 10.0
3PT FG PCT: Iliadis 8th .875
Steals: Bazemore 3rd 2.5