Feb. 1, 2013
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (2-18/0-8) VS. GEORGIA STATE (11-12/6-4)
January 30, 2013, GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta, Ga. 2:00 p.m.
ODU ON TV/RADIO
Radio-ESPN94.1 - Ted Alexander, and Rich Radford
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
OFF THE BENCH
NOTE: Freshman Deion Clark injured his left knee and will be out indefinitely.
SERIES VS.GEORGIA STATE
ODU leads, 15-3. The Panthers defeated the Monarchs, 69-54 on Jan. 19 in Norfolk, ending
a six-game losing streak to ODU. The Monarchs last lost in Atlanta during the 2008-09 season.
Today is game two of six games in 12 days.
COMPARE AND CONTRAST
NOTE: All nine Monarchs who have played thus far have started atleast three games and seven have started atleast nine games with junior Donte Hill being the only Monarch who has started all 20 games this season.
Jerrelle Benimon scored 21 points and hauled down 17 rebounds to lift Towson to a 68-66 victory over Old Dominion. Senior DeShawn Painter led ODU with 20 points, while red-shirt sophomore Richard Ross added 13 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots. Dimitri Batten added 15 points off the bench. The victory ended Towson's 18-game losing streak to the Monarchs dating back to 2001-02. In the second half, ODU rallied, holding Towson scoreless for the first six minutes of the half. A DeShawn Painter basket cut Towson's lead to one, 42-41 with 13:05 left, then a layup by freshman Aaron Bacote put the Monarchs ahead, 43-42 at the 11:28 mark. The Monarchs would cut it to one at 58-57 on two Richard Ross free throws with 3:53 left and then again to two points with 30 seconds left after a trey by Painter. The 10 rebounds by Richard Ross is a career high as was his five blocked shots which equal the five
he swatted against Georgia State. Besides Ross's 10 boards, Palmore hauled down nine which equals his career high set in the season opener against Holy Cross.
239-142 AT ODU (12TH YEAR)
TOTAL: 380-208 (.641)
33-24 at GSU (2nd year)
307-243 Overall in 19 years
2012-13 GSU STATISTICAL LEADERS 2012-13 ODU STATISTICAL LEADERS
ODU CAA STATISTICAL RANKINGS
|3PT FG PCT:||.280||10th|
INDIVIDUAL CAA RANKINGS
EXTRA MONARCH NOTES
Richard Ross has blocked 14 shots the past three games(5 vs. GSU & Towson).
Donte Hill played 40 minutes at JMU and four Monarchs played 30 or more in that game.
DeShawn Painter has five double-doubles this year
In CAA only games, Painter is averaging 11.4 ppg and Palmore is at 10.4
KEN BAZEMORE NBA UPDATE
The two-time CAA Defensive Player of the Year, Kent Bazemore has appeared in 30 games thus far for the Golden State Warriors. He scored 9 points (4-8 FG) along with 2 rebounds, 3 assts and two steals in a career high 30 minutes in
a win over Cleveland. He also scored six points, four rebounds with five assists against Miami on Jan. 16 in 18 minutes. Bazemore is averaging 1.3 ppg.
ODU hosts George Mason Monday night at the Ted Constant Center at 7 p.m. in a NBCSN telecast.