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Men's Basketball Game Notes: ODU vs. George Washington

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
         
Release: November 20, 2000
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    OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY vs. GEORGE WASHINGTON
    Monday, Nov. 20, 2000 -- Smith Center -- ESPN 1310 Radio -- 7:30 p.m.

    The Monarchs:
    Overall:1-0
    Home:1-0:
    Away:0-0
    CAA:0-0
    Neutral:0-0

    LAST GAME: The Monarchs opened the season with an 84-57 victory over Gardner-Webb Saturday night. Twelve different Monarchs scored led by Pierre Greene with 14 points and four assists, Andre McCullum with 12 points and Michael Williams with ten. Rasheed Wright hauled in a career high 11 rebounds. The Monarchs started two freshman in Joe Principe (red shirt last year) and true freshman Troy Nance.

    JEFF CAPEL-HEAD COACH: (Fayetteville State '77), is in his seventh year at the helm of the Monarchs. He is 189-145 in his12th season and 110-80 at Old Dominion. Capel was the 1995 CAA and NABC District IV Coach of the Year. In 1997 he was named Virginia College Coach of the Year. He won his 100th collegiate victory in the Monarchs 89-81 triple overtime win over ninth ranked Villanova in the 1995 NCAA Tournament. Capel was 16-14 in 1994 at NCA&T, losing in the NCAA first round to Arkansas. He compiled a 63-51 mark at his alma mater, Fayetteville State, taking the Broncos to the NCAA Div. II regionals in 1993. Capel was inducted into the Fayetteville State University Hall of Fame in 1999. His Monarch teams have reached the CAA finals three times, winning twice.

    Monarch Probables

    F 04 Andre McCullum, 6-6, 210,Sr., Whiteville, NC            12.0 ppg/ 2.0 rpg
    F 21 Ricardo Marsh, 6-7, 215, So., Mebane, NC.                6.0 ppg/ 5.0 rpg
    C 41 Joe Principe, 6-9, 220, Fr., Gladstone, MO.              6.0 ppg/ 6.0 rpg
    G 12 Pierre Greene, 6-2, 180, Jr, Chicago, ILL.              14.0 ppg/ 4.0 apg
    G 13 Troy Nance, 5-9, 170 ,Fr., Va. Beach, Va.                3.0 ppg/ 8.0 apg
    
    TOP SUBSTITUTES
    G 23 Michael Williams, 6-0, 170,Sr, Thomasville, Ga.         10.0 ppg/ 2.0 apg
    F 34 Clifton Jones, 6-7, 225, Sr., Pleasantville, NJ.         9.0 ppg/ 8.0 rpg
    F 22 Rasheed Wright, 6-5, 190, So. Greensboro, NC.            8.0 ppg/11.0 rpg
    C 30 Charles Dunnington, 6-10,215, Fr.,Washington, DC.        6.0 ppg/ 6.0 rpg
    C 03 Aron McMillian, 6-8, 250, Jr., Greensboro, NC.           0.0 ppg/ 0.0 rpg
    C 40 Clay McGowen, 6-11, 205, Fr., Westerville, Ohio          2.0 ppg/ 3.0 rpg
    G 15 Heath Burris, 6-4, 185, Sr, Va. Beach, Va.               5.0 ppg/ 2.0 rpg

    GAME OFFICIALS: D. Day, Brian Kersey & Dwayne Gladden.

    SERIES VS. GW: GW leads, 6-3. Last year, Old Dominion defeated the Colonials, 82-75. Pierre Greene scored 18 points and Andre McCullum added ten points and 11 boards. ODU's last win in the Smith Center was an 86-85 win in 1991-92 season.

    CAPEL VS. GW: 1-3

    ODU vs. THE ATLANTIC 10:

    Rhode Island  2-2    St. Bonaventure 1-1      St. Joseph's 2-4
    Xavier        3-2    Dayton          3-4      Duquesne     3-1

    ODU plays at St. Joseph's on Nov. 29 and at Dayton on Dec. 19

    MONARCHS IN SEASON AWAY OPENERS

  • Since Moving to Division I in 1976-77, ODU is 13-11.
  • Last year, ODU lost at N.C. State, 75-61.

    EXHIBITION GAMES: Old Dominion split their two exhibition games. Defeating Court Authority, 87-85 and losing to Global Sports, 91-82. In the Court Authority win Pierre Greene led with 23 points, while Andre McCullum hauled in nine rebounds. In the loss to Global Sports, McCullum scored 25 points and freshman Charles Dunnington grabbed 12 rebounds.

    RECORD AT FIELDHOUSE:
    3-2 in 1999-00
    102-11 (since 1970-71)
    Best Record:
    14-0 in 1974-75 & 11-0 in 1976-77
    13-1 in 1973-74 & 1975-76

    RECORD AT SCOPE
    215-87 since 1971-72
    5-3 in 1999-00
    Best Record:
    9-0 in 1992-93
    13-1 in 1979-80 and 1983-84
    10-1 in 1994-95

    CAREER HIGHS SET LAST YEAR:

    McCullum  24 pts vs. VCU           16 rebounds vs. Furman
    Williams  25 pts vs. George Mason
    Greene    18 pts vs. GWU & W&M
    Wright    9 pts vs. Norfolk St.    6 rebs vs. ECU
    Marsh     16 pts vs. ECU           10 rebs vs. JMU
    Burris    10 pts vs. New Orleans
    McMillian 5 pts vs. Kansas St.     5 rebs vs. GMU

    MONARCH RECRUITS-EARLY PERIOD

  • James Smith, 6-7 190 Cape Henry Collegiate,Virginia Beach, Va., Two-Time All-Tidewater, 18.3 ppg/9.2 rpg
  • Alan Treese, 6-8, 200 Rutherford Hayes High School,Delaware, Ohio, 12.5 ppg/ 8.3 rpg, three-point shooter
  • T. J. Waldon, 6-5, 200 Kathleen High School, Lakeland, Fla., 17.8 ppg/ 10.4 rpg, All-State selection

    HONORS THUS FAR THIS YEAR
    Andre McCullum - Pre-Season All-CAA

    MONARCH CAA STATISTICAL LEADERS FROM 1999-2000

    INDIVIDUAL
    Scoring:        McCullum (9th)   12.9
    FG PCT:         McCullum (8th)   .513
    Free Throw PCT: McCullum (6th)   .784
    Rebounds:       McCullum (4th)   6.9
    OFF Rebs:       McCullum 5th     (2.5)
    Def Rebs:       McCullum 3rd     (4.4)
    
    TEAM:
    Scoring:     7th  64.7      FG PCT:         3rd   .433
    FG PCT Def:  7th  .424      3PT FG PCT:     7th   .308
    REBS:        6th  34.9      Blocked Shots:  7th   3.5
    Steals:      5th  7.3       Assists:        7th   12.9
    Scoring Def: 4th  66.5      Free Throw Pct: 4th   .668

    CAA TOURNAMENT
    This year's CAA Tournament will be March 3-5 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Va. The finals will be live on Monday night, March 5 on ESPN2.

    CAPEL CALL IN RADIO SHOW
    Jeff's weekly call-in radio show is Thursday from 5-6 on ESPN 1310 Radio.

    MONARCH ALUMNI
    Cal Bowdler ('99) Atlanta- Injured knee in pre-season (averaged 2.7 ppg/1.8 rpg.. Last year...)

    Chris Gatling ('91) Traded to Cleveland during the off-season...He is averaging 12.2 Ppg and 5.0 rpg thus far this season....Played in the NBA All-Star game in 1997.

    Odell Hodge is in Belgium, Petey Sessoms is in Poland...Mark Poag is in Spain and Reggie Bassette is in Greece. Skipper Youngblood is in the Czech Republic.

    NEXT GAME: Puerto Rico Shootout vs. Stanford on Thursday at 3 p.m. eastern time. The game will be shown on Home Team Sports. ODU will then play either Memphis or Miami-Ohio at either 4:30 or 7:00 on Friday. Also in the Tournament is Utah, Georgia, Indiana State and American Univ.-Puerto Rico.

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