Monarchs Travel To Drexel For Thursday Night Contest
Feb. 6, 2013
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (2-20/0-10) VS. DREXEL (9-13/5-5)
ODU ON TV/RADIO
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
OFF THE BENCH
NOTE: Freshman Deion Clark injured his left knee and will be out indefinitely.
SERIES VS. DREXEL
ODU leads the series, 11-8. The Dragons have beaten the Monarchs three straight, including 73-72 at the Constant Center last year and 68-51 in the CAA Tournament. ODU's last win against Drexel was in 2009-10, 71-48.
NOTE: All nine Monarchs who have played thus far have started atleast three games and eight have started atleast nine games with junior Donte Hill being the only Monarch who has started 20 of 22 games this season.
Jonathan Arledge scored 21 points and hauled down seven rebounds to lead George Mason to an 85-74 victory over ODU Monday night. It was ODU's 10th straight loss. Three Monarchs scored in double figures led by DeShawn Painter with 14 points, Richard Ross with 13 and Aaron Bacote had 12. The Monarchs led 25-24 with 4:44 left in the first half on a three-pointer by red-shirt junior forward Anton Larsen, but Patrick Holloway came right back and nailed a trey to give the Patriots back the lead for good at 27-25. The Monarchs were outrebounded, 39-26 as Sherrod Wright led Mason with nine rebounds, followed by Arledge with seven. ODU was led by DeShawn Painter and Nick Wright with six recoveries each. The Monarchs also blocked nine shots, led by red-shirt sophomore Richard Ross with five. Ross hasswatted 19 shots in the last five games. This is the third game he has blocked five. The other two were against Georgia State at home and Towson at home.
ODU CAA STATISTICAL RANKINGS
INDIVIDUAL CAA RANKINGS
EXTRA MONARCH NOTES Richard Ross has blocked 19 shots the past 5 games(5 vs. GSU,Towson & Mason). Dimitri Batten and Aaron Bacote dished out career high six assists vs. Mason. Donte Hill played 40 minutes at JMU and four Monarchs played 30 or more in that game. DeShawn Painter has six double-doubles this year In CAA only games, Richard Ross has 25 blocked shots.
HOW ARE FUTURE C-USA TEAMS DOING
Memphis, Central Florida, Houston and SMU join the BIGEAST Next season, while ECU and Tulane are scheduled to join in 2014.
2013-14 New Members with ODU
NOTE: ODU spring sports of M&W tennis, M&W golf and W.Rowing will compete in C-USA Championships.
KEN BAZEMORE UPDATE
KENT'S NBA STATS
ODU hosts Northeastern Saturday at 4 p.m.