The team is on their way to NYC

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Check out the #ODUMBB fan send off! Next stop NYC! — ODU Men's Basketball (@ODUMBB) March 29, 2015 The team boarded a bus this afternoon en route to a chartered plane towards New York City. About 100 fans gathered outside the Ted Constant Center to send off the Monarchs who are … [Read more...]

Is the NIT MVP next for Trey Freeman?


He's played just 34 games in an Old Dominion uniform yet Trey Freeman is carving out a place in Monarch lore.  Freeman has helped to resurrect this ODU program which is now at 27 wins and counting with a real shot at a school record 29 on their way to an unlikely NIT Championship. During this run he registered the first ODU triple double in 33 years, from his point guard … [Read more...]

School Record for wins is in reach (NOTES)

Two years ago it was 5-25.  Last season Jeff Jones entered to stabilize things at 18-18 and in his second season the Monarchs are two Madison Square Garden wins away from becoming 29-7 which would be the most wins in school history. Trey Freeman has been an obvious difference maker but so has a defense that is nearly six point per game better than last season and at the … [Read more...]

Stanford favored by 2 over Old Dominion Evans

Stanford (22-13) will face Old Dominion (27-7) Tuesday at approximately 9pm as the second NIT semifinal.  The Cardinal opened today as a two point favorite. Johnny Dawkins won the NIT in 2012 and still has a few holdovers from that team.  Stanford should be the favorite, they are loaded with talent.  The Cardinal have four players who were named their respective state … [Read more...]

Defense has been lights out in the NIT

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Trey Freeman opened the NIT with a triple double then capped off this three game run with a 25 point effort and the shot at the buzzer against Murray State.  The middle game against Illinois State was largely played without Freeman as Keenan Palmore and Jonathan Arledge rose to the occasion.  It has been a gritty effort on offense. What has been overshadowed has been the … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Kent Bazemore sporting an ODU Under Armour Polo

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Kent Bazemore was a guest on The Starters today which is a production of NBATV. He was rocking the first Old Dominion Under Armour shirt that I've seen.  Bazemore is under contract with Under Armour and ODU is in the process of making the switch from Nike to UA. Bazemore appears at the nine minute mark and immediately gives credit to Trey Freeman for bombing in a game … [Read more...]

Spring Update: Five practices in the books

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We interrupt this dramatic pursuit of a NIT Championship to inform you that the football team is one third of the way through the Spring Season.  As a matter of fact the Spring Game is a little over two weeks away. The team completed their fifth practice this morning and will simulate game action via a scrimmage at SB Ballard Stadium on Saturday for practice number … [Read more...]