Feb. 8, 2013
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (3-20/1-10) VS. NORTHEASTERN (15-8/10-1)
February 9, 2013 - Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, VA. 4:06 p.m.
BIG BLUE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY
Big Blue's Birthday Party starts at 3pm serving ice cream and cake to kids for one hour, and there will be 8 other mascots in attendance to celebrate!
At halftime there will be a Mascot Basketball game on the court and we will sing Happy Birthday to Big Blue!
ODU ON TV/RADIO
Radio-ESPN94.1 - Ted Alexander, Billy Mann and Rick Kiefner
ComcastSportnet - Mike Corey and John Feinstein
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
OFF THE BENCH
NOTE: Freshman Deion Clark injured his left knee and will be out indefinitely.
SERIES VS. NORTHEASTERN
ODU leads, 7-4. The Monarchs have won the last three meetings against the Huskies, including
Two wins last year. NU last beat ODU in the Constant Center in 2008-09, 58-42.
COMPARE AND CONTRAST
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 21 of 23 games this season.
The Monarchs shot 66 percent from the field in the second half to defeat
The Drexel dragons, 78-66 and end a 10-game losing streak, and give interim head coach Jim Corrigan
His first collegiate win in his first game at the helm. It was ODU's first win since beating Virginia back on Dec. 22nd in Richmond. Senior DeShawn Painter and red-shirt sophomore Dimitri Batten led the way with 15 points each, followed by 14 points from red-shirt sophomore Richard Ross. Three Monarchs; Keenan Palmore, Donte Hill and Nick Wright scored nine points each. ODU shot .652 (15-23) in the second half from the field and .842 (16-19) from the free throw line, while Drexel shot .429 (12-28) from the field in second half. While Frantz Massenat scored 17 and Derrick Thomas 18, leading scorer Damion Lee was held scoreless on just six shots for the Dragons.
ODU CAA STATISTICAL RANKINGS
|3PT FG PCT:||.284||10th|
INDIVIDUAL CAA RANKINGS
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
|Middle Tenn. St.||21-4|
|UT San Antonio||5-17|
NOTE: ODU spring sports of M&W tennis, M&W golf and W.Rowing will compete in C-USA Championships.
KEN BAZEMORE UPDATE
The two-time CAA Defensive Player of the Year, Kent Bazemore has appeared in 34 games thus far for the Golden State Warriors. He is currently averaging 1.5 points per game. He scored a career high 11 points against OKC on Feb. 6. 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 played 30 minutes with six points against Houston. Kent scored six points, four rebounds with five assists against Miami on Jan. 16 in 18 minutes. Bazemore is averaging 1.3 ppg.