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No. 2 Seed Monarchs Set for 9:30PM EST Quarterfinal Game

March 07, 2018
By ODU Athletics

FRISCO, Texas – The No. 2 seeded Old Dominion men’s basketball team will meet the No. 10 seed LA Tech for a Quarterfinal matchup on Thursday, March 8. Thursday’s Quarterfinal contest will begin at 9:30 ET/8:30 CT and will air on Stadium/Twitter (clearance charts are attached). The C-USA Tournament bracket is also attached.

CONFERENCE USA TOURNAMENT CENTRAL

Earlier this week, Ahmad Caver (Atlanta, Ga.) was named to the All-Conference USA First Team as well as the All-Defensive Team, while teammate B.J. Stith (Lawrenceville, Va.) was named to the All C-USA Third Team.

ODU has won eight of its last nine, 12 of its last 14 and 19 of its last 22 contests.

All-Conference USA Teams

First Team
Jon Elmore, Marshall
Nick King, Middle Tennessee
Ahmad Caver, Old Dominion
Chris Cokley, UAB
Justin Johnson, WKU

Second Team
C.J. Burks, Marshall
Giddy Potts, Middle Tennessee
Roosevelt Smart, North Texas
Jhivvan Jackson, UTSA
Darius Thompson, WKU

Third Team
Brian Beard Jr., FIU
Ronald Delph, Florida Atlantic
Jacobi Boykins, Louisiana Tech
Adjin Penava, Marshall
B.J. Stith, Old Dominion

All-Defensive Team
Brian Beard Jr., FIU
Adjin Penava, Marshall
Tyrik Dixon, Middle Tennessee
Ahmad Caver, Old Dominion
William Lee, UAB

All-Freshman Team
Anthony Duruji, LA Tech
Zack Bryant, UAB 
Jhivvan Jackson, UTSA 
Keaton Wallace, UTSA
Taveion Hollingsworth, WKU

2017-18 C-USA Men’s Basketball Superlative Awards
Freshman of the Year: Jhivvan Jackson, UTSA
Newcomer of the Year: Nick King, Middle Tennessee
Defensive Player of the Year: Ajdin Penava, Marshall
Sixth Player of the Year: Deon Lyle, UTSA

2017-18 CONFERENCE USA PLAYER OF THE YEAR 
Nick King, Middle Tennessee, Sr., F, 6-7, 225, Memphis, Tennessee   

2017-18 CONFERENCE USA GENE BARTOW COACH OF THE YEAR 
Steve Henson, UTSA (32-32 at UTSA and career)

 

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