Keith Lucas

ODU Welcomes Bowling Green to the Ted on Saturday Night for First Ever Meeting

December 07, 2017
By ODU Athletics

Bowling Green (7-3, 0-0 MAC) at Old Dominion (6-3, 0-0 C-USA)

When: Saturday, December 9th at 7:00 p.m. EST

How to Follow:
Radio: ESPN 94.1 (in Hampton Roads, Va.); WNTW 820 AM and 97.7 FM The Answer (in Richmond and Central Va.); WLVA 94.1 FM and Fox Sports 580 AM (in Lynchburg, Va.)
Twitter: @ODUMBB

NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion men’s basketball team (6-3, 0-0 C-USA) will welcome Bowling Green (7-3, 0-0 MAC) to the Ted Constant Convocation Center on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 7:00 p.m. The game will air on C-USA TV.

-Ted Alexander (PxP) and ODU Hall of Famer/NBA Champion Dave Twardzik's (color) live pregame show will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the ODU Radio Network (see above table for list of channels).

ALL-TIME SERIES: Old Dominion vs. Bowling Green
Saturday night marks the first ever game between these two schools.

-The Monarchs turn the ball over just 10.6 times per contest, which ranks 11th nationally and 2nd in Conference USA. 

-ODU’s 1.52 assist/turnover ratio ranks 15th in the country (2nd in the C-USA).

-Old Dominion is allowing just 62.1 points per game, which ranks 24th nationally and first in the conference.

-Old Dominion is 6-0 when allowing 67 points or less.

-ODU is 3-0 so far this season at the Ted.

-Since the 2014-15 season, the Monarchs are 46-8 (85%) at the Ted.

-Old Dominion is just 11 wins away from victory No. 200 at the Ted (189-59 all-time).

-Jeff Jones is just five wins away from his 100th victory at ODU (95-54).

-ODU has shot over 40% from the floor in eight of nine games so far this season and is 5-3 in those contests.

-Old Dominion is 4-1 when leading at the half.

Notable Career Highs from ODU’s Win Over Richmond:
Ahmad Caver: 12 assists
Trey Porter: 6 blocks

POINTS: B.J. Stith 14.2 ppg (19th in C-USA)
REBOUNDS: Brandan Stith 6.3 rpg (10th in C-USA)
ASSISTS: Ahmad Caver 6.2 apg (23rd in the country, 3rd in C-USA)
STEALS: Ahmad Caver 1.6 spg (10th in C-USA)
BLOCKS: Trey Porter 2.2 bpg (40th in the country, 2nd in C-USA)

Bowling Green enters Saturday’s contest with a 7-3 record and is a perfect 3-0 on the road so far this season. The Falcons have picked up wins against Drexel (78-69), Florida Gulf Coast (83-80), Lake Erie College (109-106 OT), USC Upstate (83-74), Campbell (78-72), San Jose State (85-79) and Norfolk State (92-77). BGSU has lost to South Dakota (88-79), Abilene Christian (88-83) and Evansville (91-76).

Four Falcons average double-figures: Justin Turner (17.0 ppg), Dylan Frye (16.5 ppg), Demajeo Wiggins (13.9 ppg and 8.2 rpg) and Rodrick Caldwell (12.8 ppg).

Both teams season stats are attached. 

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