Monarchs Host Towson Saturday In ESPNU Contest
By ODU Athletics
Jan. 28, 2011
OLD DOMINION (15-5/6-3) VS. TOWSON TIGERS (4-16/0-10)
Basketball Alumni & Military Night
Approximately 500 tickets remain for the Monarchs contest with Towson at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for youth, senior citizens, and ODU faculty staff. In addition, all military will be admitted for only $7 to the contest, with proof of a military ID at the ticket windows. Tickets can be ordered online at www.coxtix.com, or by calling 1-888-3COXTIX. The Constant Center box office opens Saturday at 10 a.m. Former men's basketball players at ODU will be introduced at halftime.
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
F 35 Ben Finney, 6-5, Sr., Portsmouth, Va. 9.7 ppg/ 6.1 rpg
F 20 Chris Cooper, 6-9, JR., Dumfries, VA. 5.5 ppg/ 5.7 rpg
C 21 Frank Hassell, 6-9, RS, Sr. Chesapeake, VA. 13.4p pg/ 9.2 rpg
G 24 Kent Bazemore, 6-5, RS JR. Kelford, NC. 11.5 ppg/ 4.8 rpg
G 3 Darius James, 6-0, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va. 6.5 ppg/ 3.0 apg
OFF THE BENCH
F 33 Keyon Carter, 6-8, RS Sr., Riviera Beach, Fl. 7.0 ppg/ 4.3 rpg
G 15 Trian Iliadis, 6-3, Jr., Perth, W. Australia 6.2 ppg/ 1.8 rpg
G 22 Marquel De Lancey, 6-0, JR., Alexandria, VA. 2.2 ppg/ 2.0 apg
G 2 Josh Hicks, 6-1, RS-Fr. Winston-Salem, NC. 1.3 ppg/ 1.0 apg
C 40 Anton Larsen, 7-0, RS-Fr., Copenhagen, Denmark 2.2 ppg/ 1.4 rpg.
ODU ON TV/RADIO
ODU Radio ESPN 94.1
(Ted Alexander, Cal Bowdler, Rick Kiefner)
ESPNU -Channel 232 in Hampton Roads
Scott Graham and Mark Adams
SERIES VS. TOWSON
ODU leads, 24-1
Monarchs defeated Towson, 51-47 at Towson on Jan. 3rd.
Added 8 points and 10 rebounds. Philmore led Towson with 16 points and
Dupree added 10 points and eight rebounds.
Towson's only win over ODU was 67-55 in 2001-02 at the old ODU Fieldhouse.
ODU has beaten Towson 15 straight times.
The Bracketbuster announcement will be Monday, Jan. 31 at
6:30 p.m. on ESPNU.
Frank Hassell's put back and free throw with 6.6 seconds lifted ODU to a 51-48
Come-from-behind win at Georgia State Wednesday night. Hassell finished the night
Scored seven with six boards and three second half steals.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
ODU ranks 18th nationally in scoring defense 58.4
Alumni will be honored at halftime.
Frank Hassell now has 1048 career points and 779 career rebounds.
Ben Finney has 1102 career points and 719 career rebounds
Finney ranks 8th all-time at ODU with 175 career steals.
ODU is averaging 7,601 through 11 games.
ODU has outrebounded 20 of 21 opponents.
ODU ranks second nationally in rebound margin at +10.4
Year by Year as a Head coach
204-108 at ODU (10th year)
Scoring Offense: 8th 64.3
Scoring Defense: 1st 58.4(18th nationally)
Scoring margin: 4th +5.9
Free Throw PCT:10th .644
FG PCT: 9th .425
FG PCT DEF: 4th .405
3PT FG PCT: 10th .323
3PT FG DEF: 10th .371
Rebounding: 2nd 40.3
REB Margin: 1st +10.4 (2nd nationally)
Blocked Shots: 2nd 4.7
Steals: 3rd 7.0
Assists: 5th 13.9
Asst/TO Ratio: 4th 1.1
INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS IN THE CAA
Scoring: Hassell 15th 13.4
FGPCT : Hassell 6th .548
REBS: Hassell 2nd 9.2
3PT FG PCT: Iliadis 15th .354
Steals: Bazemore 1st 2.2
COMPARING THE OPPONENT
Scoring 64.3 69.3
FG PCT: .425 .443
FG PCT DEF: .405 .474
3PT FG PCT: .323 .352
3PT FG DEF: .371 .413
FT PCT: .644 .715
REBS: 40.3 33.0
REB Margin: +10.4 -1.2
AST: 13.9 11.8
TO: 12.8 13.5
STLS: 7.0 6.5
BLKS: 4.7 4.4