Monarchs Host Georgia State Thursday Night
By ODU Athletics
Jan. 26, 2010
The ODU Monarchs (16-5/8-1) return home to host the Panthers of Georgia State Thursday night at 7 p.m. in the Constant Convocation Center. GAMENOTES attached. The contest will be televised live on MASN, channel 39 in the Hampton Roads area.
TICKET INFO Adult tickets are 13.00 Youth, Senior Citizen, Military, ODU Faculty Staff are 9.00
2009-10 MONARCH BASKETBALL Old Dominion University 16-5/8-1 Jan. 28 vs. Georgia State 9-12/3-6
ODU Radio: ESPN 94.1 FM (Ted Alexander, Kenny Gattison, Rick Kiefner)
MASN TV 39 and ESPN 360 Announcers: John Castleberry and Joe Cantafio available live on ESPN360.com - ESPN's signature broadband sports TV network. In order to make viewing the game easier, here is a direct link to the live stream of the game: http://sports.espn.go.com/broadband/espn360/index?id=300280295
PROBABLE STARTERS FOR ODU
F 35 Ben Finney, 6-5, Jr, Portsmouth, VA. 9.0 ppg/ 5.6 rpg
F 33 Keyon Carter, 6-8, RS-Jr. Riviera Beach, Fl. 7.3 ppg/ 5.1 rpg
F 21 Frank Hassell, 6-8, RS-Jr. Chesapeake, VA. 7.9 ppg/ 6.0 rpg
C 12 Gerald Lee, 6-9, Sr., Uusikaupunki, Finland, 14.2 ppg/ 5.2 rpg
G 24 Kent Bazemore, 6-5, RS-So. Kelford, NC. 8.2 ppg/ 3.3 apg.
OFF THE BENCH
G 3 Darius James, 6-1, Jr., Virginia Beach, VA., 7.0 ppg/ 3.5 apg
G 23 Marsharee Neely, 6-2, Sr., Greensboro, NC. 6.2 ppg/ 2.8 rpg
C 20 Chris Cooper,6-9, So, Dumfries, VA., 2.1 ppg/ 2.8 rpg
G 22 Marquel Delancey, 6-0, So.., Alexandria, Va., 1.7 ppg/ 2.0. apg
F 1 Nick Wright, 6-8, RS-Fr.., Suffolk, VA 2.1 ppg /1.2 rpg
G 15 Trian Iliadis, 6-3, Fr.,Perth,W.Australia 3.0 ppg/ 1.2 rpg
G 2 Josh Hicks, 6-2, Fr., Winston-Salem, NC./ ------/-----Red Shirt
C 40 Anton Larsen, 7-0, Fr., Copenhagen, Denmark -----/----- Red Shirt
The Monarchs recieved 11 votes in this week's Associated Press top 25 poll.
ODU received three votes in this week's USA TODAY/ESPN top 25.
ODU is 6th in the Collegeinsider.com Mid Major poll.
ODU'S KEYS TO VICTORY
13-2 when out-rebounding its opponents
11-2 when committing fewer turnovers than its opponents
5-0 when shooting 50% or better from the floor
10-0 when shooting a better free throw percentage than its opponent
4-0 when Frank Hassell rebounds in double-figures
6-0 when Kent Bazemore has five assists or more.
SERIES VS. GEORGIA STATE
ODU leads 10-2
Last year, The Panthers defeated ODU in Atlanta, 55-54.
ODU then beat GSU, 73-56 here in the Constant Center.
GSU's only win in Norfolk was during the 1977-78 season,
71-68 in Norfolk Scope.