Dec. 3, 2012
ODU-Richmond Game Notes
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (1-6) VS. RICHMOND SPIDERS (6-2 )
7:02 p.m. Constant Center, Norfolk, VA
ODU RADIO: Radio-ESPN94.1 - Ted Alexander, Billy Mann and Rick Kiefner
TV: NBCSN - Mike Corey & Ron Thompson
MONARCH PROBABLE STARTERS
|F|| 11|| DeShawn Painter|| 6-9|| Sr.|| Norfolk, VA|| 8.3 ppg/ 7.0 rpg|
F|| 23|| Ricard Ross|| 6-7||R-So.||Wichita Falls, TX.|| 7.0 ppg/5.2 rpg|
G|| 4|| Dimitri Batten|| 6-3|| R-So. ||Newport News, VA.||10.4 ppg/ 3.4 rpg|
G ||25 ||Donte Hill|| 6-4||Jr|| Virginia Beach, VA.|| 9.7 ppg/ 5.1 rpg|
G|| 3 || Keenan Palmore|| 6-1|| Fr.|| Stone Mountain, GA.|| 9.1 ppg/5.4 rpg|
OFF THE BENCH
SERIES VS. RICHMOND
ODU leads the series, 29-23. ODU is 3-4 vs. UR under Blaine Taylor. Last year, the Spiders
Defeated the Monarchs in overtime, 90-82 in Richmond. ODU won the 2010-11 game, 77-70
Here in the Constant Center. The Spiders have not beat the Monarchs here in the Constant Center.
COMPARE AND CONTRAST
| || ODU || UR|
|Scoring: || 63.9 || 71.2|
OPP Scoring:|| 68.4 || 62.4|
FG PCT || .406 || .435|
FG DEF || .448 || .411|
3PT PCT || .252 || .355|
FT PCT: || .677 || .760|
REB AVG: || 40.1 || 33.0|
REB MRG: || +8.0 || -0.1|
ASST AVG: || 12.6 || 13.9|
TO AVG: || 15.1 || 14.3|
STLS: || 7.1|| 8.9|
BLKS: || 3.9 || 3.9|
All nine Monarchs who have played thus far have started atleast two games with Donte Hill
Being the only Monarch who has started all six games this season.
ODU dropped its CAA opener at William and Mary Saturday, 71-62. With the score tied at 40-40, the
Tribe went on a 23-8 run the next 12 minutes for a 63-48 lead with less than five minutes reminaing.
Monarch freshman Keenan Palmore led ODU with a career high 17 points along with six rebounds and
Five assists. Nick Wright added 12 points. W&M shot .500 from the field and rebounding was even at
33-33. It was the Tribe's first win over ODU since the 2008 CAA tournament.
238-129 AT ODU (12TH YEAR)
TOTAL: 379-195 (.657)
134-105 at UR (8th year)
Total: 152-117 (.563)/9th
BRING A TOY TO TUESDAY'S BASKETBALL GAME WITH RICHMOND
Support the local Marine's Toys for Tots drive by bringing an unwrapped new toy to the Monarchs game with Richmond on Tuesday, Dec. 4, and receive $3 off the admission price. ODU will honor the student athletes who will graduate on Dec. 15 at halftime, along with Dean's List honorees from the spring 2012 semester.
TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR VCU GAME ON FRIDAY/UVA GAME
Approximately 400 tickets remain for Friday's rivalry men's basketball game with VCU, set for 9 p.m. at the Ted Constant Center. Tickets are $30, and may be purchased at www.coxtix.com, or by calling 1-888-3COXTIX. Tickets are available as well for the Monarchs Dec. 22 meeting with UVA at the Richmond Coliseum at 5:30 p.m. Seating is located in the ODU fan block and tickets can be purchased at coxtix.com.