Monarchs Play At Dayton Friday Night
By ODU Athletics
Dec. 10, 2009
The ODU Monarchs (6-3) travel to Dayton, Ohio to take on the Flyers of Dayton (6-2) Friday night. GAMENOTES ATTACHED. The game will be televised live in Hampton Roads on Cox Channel 11 as well as Comcast Plus.
SERIES VS. DAYTON
2009-10 MONARCH BASKETBALL Old Dominion University (6-3) Vs. Dayton (6-2)
ODU Radio: ESPN 94.1 FM (Ted Alexander, Kenny Gattison, Rick Kiefner)
TV-WCOX Channel 11 in Hampton Roads Comcast Plus
PROBABLE STARTERS FOR ODU- F 35 Ben Finney, 6-5, Jr, Portsmouth, VA. 8.0 ppg/ 5.0 rpg F 21 Frank Hassell, 6-8, RS-Jr., Chesapeake, VA./ 6.6 ppg/ 4.6 rpg F 33 Keyon Carter, 6-8, RS-Jr. Riviera Beach, Fl. 6.8 ppg/ 4.0 rpg C 12 Gerald Lee, 6-9, Sr., Uusikaupunki, Finland, 14.1 ppg/ 5.1 rpg G 3 Darius James, 6-1, Jr, Virginia Beach,Va. 6.6 ppg/ 4.3 apg.
OFF THE BENCH G 23 Marsharee Neely, 6-2, Sr., Greensboro, NC. 8.8 ppg/ 3.3 rpg G 24 Kent Bazemore,6-5 RS-So. Kelford, NC., 7.3 ppg/ 3.7 rpg C 20 Chris Cooper,6-9, So, Dumfries, VA., 3.6 ppg/ 3.4 rpg G 22 Marquel Delancey, 6-0, So.., Alexandria, Va., 2.0 ppg/ 2.1. apg F 1 Nick Wright, 6-8, RS-Fr.., Suffolk, VA 2.1 ppg /1.7 rpg G 15 Trian Iliadis, 6-3, Fr.,Perth,W.Australia 3.3 ppg/ 1.4 rpg
Dayton leads, 5-4. The two teams last played in the 2002-03 season with the Flyers Defeating the Monarchs, 71-67 in the Constant Center. The year before, ODU won at the Dayton Arena, 81-76. Former Monarch standout and current Clemson head Coach Oliver Purnell (ODU '75) was Dayton's head coach then.
DID YOU KNOW Dayton is one of four Atlantic 10 teams on the Monarchs schedule. ODU lost to Richmond earlier this season, 67-60. The Monarchs play Charlotte on Dec. 23. and Duquesne on Dec. 30.
ODU DEFENSE The 38 points for Mount St. Mary's was the lowest total points scored for the Mountaineers since Feb. 10, 1950 when they tallied 37 points against Loyola. It's the second time this season that ODU has held an opponent to only 38 points as Bethune Cookman managed the same total in a 69-38 ODU victory on November 15.