ODU Plays At ECU Tuesday Night
By ODU Athletics
Dec. 6, 2010
OLD DOMINION MONARCHS (5-2) VS. EAST CAROLINA PIRATES (7-2)
Greenville, NC. Dec. 7, 2010
Radio: ESPN 94.1 with Ted Alexander and Cal Bowdler
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
F 35 Ben Finney, 6-5, Sr, Portsmouth, VA., 11.7 ppg/ 6.4 prg
F 33 Keyon Carter, 6-8, RS- Sr. Rivieria Beach, FL. 7.7 ppg/ 5.7 rpg
C 21 Frank Hassell, 6-9, RS-Sr. Chesapeake, VA. 13.9 ppg/ 9.9 rpg
G 24 Kent Bazemore, 6-5, RS-Jr. Kelford, NC. 12.7 ppg/ 5.6 rpg
G 3 Darius James, 6-0, Sr, Virginia Beach, Va. 4.5 ppg/ 2.2 apg
OFF THE BENCH
C 20 Chris Cooper, 6-9, Jr., Dumfries, Va. 4.3 ppg/ 4.1 rpg
G 15 Trian Iliadis, 6-3, JR., Perth, W. Australia 7.0 ppg/ 2.1 rpgg
G 22 Marquel De Lancey, 6-0, JR., Alexandria, VA. 2.1 ppg/ 1.9 apg
F 1 Nick Wright, 6-8, RS-SO ,Suffolk, VA. 2.1 ppg/ 1.4 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 3.0 ppg./1.0 rpg
SERIES RECORD VS. ECU
ODU leads, 34-14
The two teams last played in 2005-06 season with ODU winning, 79-53 at the Ted.
ODU's five-game winning streak came to an end with a 75-67 loss at CAA rival Delaware Saturday night. Frank Hassell led with 19 points and nine rebounds, while Kent Bazemore had 17 points and 10 boards for his first career double-double, and Ben Finney added nine points with a career high 12 rebounds. Train Iliadis scored 11 and Chris Cooper hauled down a career high eight rebounds. ODU shot .350 (21-6) from the floor and committed 11 first-half turnovers. UD shot .431 (22-51) and committed only six turnovers. ODU outrebounded the Fightin' Blue Hens, 48-32. Jawan Carter led UD with 29 points.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Ben Finney has 981 career points.
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.
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Sheriff Bob McCabe will shoot free throws against J.P. Godsey "The Happiest Man in America" from WHKT 1650 AM at halftime of the ODU-UMES game. The Sheriff will also shoot at halftime of the Dayton game.
Bring a brand new stuff toy animal and get a $7 ticket for the ODU-Presbyterian game on Dec. 23rd at the Constant Center.
Student tickets for basketball are available one week prior to each home game with the exception of pick up dates and games that fall during Holiday break.
Dec. 9 Maryland-Eastern Shore 7 p.m.
Dec. 11 Dayton 4 p.m.
Dec. 23 Presbyterian 7 p.m.
ODU TEAM RANKINGS IN THE CAA
Scoring Offense 6th 67.0
Scoring Defense 2nd 62.0
Scoring Margin 4th +5.0
Free Throw PCT: 10th .630
FG PCT: 7th .439
FGPCT DEF: 6th .416
3PT FG PCT: 9th .343
3PT FG DEF: 6th .360
Rebounding: 3rd 40.7
REB Margin: 2nd +11.1
Blocked Shots: 4th 4.3
Steals: 4th 7.4
Assists: 5th 12.1
Asst/TO Ratio: 7th 0.9
INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS IN THE CAA
Scoring: Hassell 18th 13.9
FGPCT: Hassell 3rd .615
REBS: Hassell 3rd 9.9
FG PCT: Bazemore 12th .730
3PT FG PCT: Iliadis 5th .463
Steals: Bazemore 3rd 2.4