FAU has two explosive scoring guards

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Old Dominion (16-4, 6-3) may be trending upwards once again but needs to build upon their 71-56 win over Florida International.  The Monarchs have been installed as fourteen point favorites but need to keep Florida Atlantic (8-9, 1-5) under control on the defensive end of the floor. The Owls are one of those pesky C-USA teams that are better than their record indicates.  The … [Read more...]

ODU may not play Charlotte in 2015

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Old Dominion and Charlotte have yet to face each other in football and may have to wait until at least 2016 based on a report today from the Virginian Pilot.  Harry Minium had an update that President John Broderick and AD Wood Selig had informal discussions with C-USA officials as to why ODU should begin their rivalry with Charlotte this upcoming season. The Old Dominion … [Read more...]

A much needed group effort (NOTES)

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This title is somewhat misleading because the effort is always there for Old Dominion (16-4, 5-3).  What had been lacking in a recent regression in the opening portion of Conference USA play was production.  Trey Freeman and on occasion Aaron Bacote were scoring, Denzell Taylor was rebounding and Jordan Baker was defending but they needed more. For the first time in weeks … [Read more...]

ODU sharp in a 71-56 win over FIU

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Old Dominion (16-4, 5-3) bounced back tonight with a 71-56 victory over Florida International (9-10, 2-4).  The Monarchs looked as good as they have in weeks and received contributions from a full supporting cast. This game followed the same script of two recent home wins over Rice and North Texas.  The Monarchs got out of the gate slow, trailing 8-5 around the 12 minute … [Read more...]

ODU vs FIU (GAME THREAD)

Old Dominion (15-4, 4-3)  vs  Florida International (9-9, 2-3) Time:  7pm TV:  none Line:  ODU -13.5 Radio:  ESPN 94.1 LINK The Monarchs look to get back on track against a familiar face (Anthony Evans) and a roster full of length.  FIU's Dennis Mavin leads Conference USA in scoring. … [Read more...]

FIU presents problems with their length

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Old Dominion (15-4, 4-3) has finally had a chance to catch their breath after a challenging opening stretch of Conference USA games that were primarily on the road against upstart contenders.  Western Kentucky, Middle Tennessee and UAB all sort of hit their ceiling with upset wins over the once nationally ranked Monarchs. ODU has been the hunted for a month now and will be … [Read more...]

Two Palmetto State receivers to keep an eye on

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We are inside of a week before signing day 2015 and Old Dominion could potentially add two more talented wide receivers from South Carolina. Markeyvious Adams (6'4) from Greenwood HS is set to make his decision today.  Adams does have offers from NC State and Marshall but is expected to announce on twitter that he is committing to either Old Dominion or Appalachian … [Read more...]