Welcome to March (NOTES)

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Forgive me but a winning Old Dominion Basketball team entering March is one of my favorite things in this world. The Monarchs (22-6) are peaking at the correct time and that is something we all should be excited about. NOTES Similarities to 2011?-Four years ago there was this really good ODU team that started out hot then regressed towards the middle of the season.  After … [Read more...]

A second Blind Resume Test

We conducted our first last Friday and since Old Dominion went on the road and defeated North Texas on Saturday, we are able to do another. Here is the link from last week as Team A and Team C took bad bubble losses... Last week's teams: Team A-Pittsburgh was a first four in team that now appears to be OUT after a Wake Forest loss Team B-Old Dominion is a next four … [Read more...]

Freeman should repeat as C-USA Player of the Week

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Trey Freeman was exceptional last week and earned his first ever Conference USA Player of the Week honor.  He has been just as good this week, helping to lead Old Dominion to two critical victories on the road over teams that were previously hot. It is going to be a tight race for C-USA player of the year between Freeman, Vince Hunter (UTEP), Alex Hamilton (La Tech) and TJ … [Read more...]

C-USA Standings with one week remaining

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This is one jumbled up conference... Old Dominion (22-6, 11-5) did what they needed this week on the road against Rice and North Texas. These were games they would have lost a couple of weeks ago. As a result they are still alive to finish anywhere from 2nd to 5th with two games remaining in Conference USA play. … [Read more...]

Monarchs rally to defeat Rutgers late

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Now that the Monarchs are finally able to get a series in they have put together a two game winning streak behind strong pitching over Rutgers... Trailing 2-0 going into the bottom of the eighth inning, the Monarchs scored three earned runs and defeated Rutgers 3-2. With two men on base Taylor Ostrich hits a one out, 2-1 pitch for a triple to right center field to tie the … [Read more...]

ODU gets the sweep with a 70-57 win at North Texas

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Old Dominion (22-6, 11-5) turned on the jets after halftime, outscoring North Texas 43-24 en route to a 70-57 road victory. Trey Freeman led the way with 24 points and 5 rebounds on 9/16 shooting from the field.  Aaron Bacote added 16 points on just five field goal attempts and Jordan Baker was a spark with 8 points and 5 steals in 33 minutes of play in a game that the … [Read more...]