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ODU wins Battle of Norfolk, tops Norfolk State

In a crosstown matchup 15 years in the making, Old Dominion defeated the Norfolk State men’s basketball team by a 68-57 score on Tuesday night.

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Richmond rips ODU, 77-61

T.J. Cline had a career-high five three-pointers as he tied a career high with 27 points to lead Richmond over Old Dominion, 77-61, on Wednesday night at the Robins Center.


ODU women’s basketball records 1,000th win

ODU women’s basketball claimed the program’s 1,000 win on Tuesday night after defeating the Howard Bison, 83-64, at Burr Gymnasium.

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William & Mary defeats ODU, 55-48

Senior Terry Tarpey and junior Omar Prewitt combined for the Tribe’s last 14 points and led a nine-point run over the final two minutes as the William & Mary men’s basketball team surged to a 55-48 win over Old Dominion on Tuesday night at Kaplan Arena.


Women’s basketball: Pitt downs ODU at Paradise Jam

Despite shooting 43.5 percent from the floor and going 11-for-11 from the foul line, the Old Dominion women’s basketball team suffered its fourth-straight loss after falling to Pittsburgh 67-58 on Friday night during the second night of the Paradise Jam.


ODU women fall to Maryland in Paradise Jam

Behind 51.5 percent shooting from the floor (34-66), the Maryland Terrapins defeated the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs 95-49 on Thursday night in the 2015 Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.


Women’s basketball: ODU falls to Miami, 61-35

The Old Dominion women’s basketball dropped a 61-35 loss to Miami (Fla.) on Tuesday night at the Ted Constant Center.


ODU women’s basketball routs Wagner in home opener

Jennie Simms scored 27 points to lead the Old Dominion women’s basketball team over Wagner, 71-57, on Sunday at the Ted Constant Center.


ODU women’s basketball picked second in C-USA preseason poll

After posting 21 wins last season and advancing to the WNIT second round, the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs were picked second in the 2015-16 Conference USA Preseason Poll, according to the league coaches.


Conference USA releases ODU men’s basketball conference schedule

The Old Dominion men’s basketball team will play 18 Conference USA games in 2015-16. This year ODU will play C-USA home and home contests against Charlotte, Marshall, Western Kentucky, Rice and North Texas with single games against the other eight schools.

ODU basketball coach Jeff Jones diagnosed with prostate cancer

Old Dominion University head men’s basketball coach Jeff Jones has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery to treat it, ODU announced today.


Giving back: Alum Kent Bazemore gives gift to ODU Basketball Performance Center project

Old Dominion University athletic director Dr. Wood Selig announced today that former Monarch basketball standout and Atlanta Hawk guard Kent Bazemore has made a generous gift to the Bernett and Blanche Mitchum Basketball Performance Center, which is expected to break ground in July.


ODU basketball coach Jeff Jones named 2015 Barefoot Coach of the Year

Samaritan’s Feet International announced that Jeff Jones, head men’s basketball Coach for Old Dominion University, has been selected for the 2015 Barefoot Coach of the Year.


ODU ticket information for NIT Semifinals at Madison Square Garden

Tickets for Old Dominion’s semifinal NIT game against Stanford at Madison Square Garden are on sale at www.Ynottix.com.


Freeman’s 30-foot buzzer-beater sends ODU to MSG

Trey Freeman’s (Virginia Beach, VA.) 30-footer as time ran out gave ODU (27-7) a 72-69 victory over Murray State in the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals before a crowd of 8,161 in the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

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Young nets career high of 20 in ODU win over UVA in Women’s WNIT

In the 33rd all-time and first meeting since 2008, it was the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs (21-12, 11-7 C-USA) who were too much for the Virginia Cavaliers (17-14, 7-9 ACC) in the First Round of the 2015 Women’s National Invitation Tournament on Thursday night.


ODU defeats Charleston Southern, 65-56, in NIT opener

Jonathan Arledge, Trey Freeman and Ambrose Mosley combined for 51 points to lead the No. 1 seeded Monarchs of Old Dominion (25-7) to a 65-56 NIT opening round victory over Charleston Southern Wednesday night.

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UVA women’s basketball gets NIT bid, plays first-round game at ODU

The UVA women’s basketball team (17-13, 7-9 ACC) earned the Atlantic Coast Conference’s automatic bid to the 2015 Postseason Women’s National Invitation Tournament and will play its first round game at Old Dominion (20-12) on Thursday, March 19 in Norfolk, Va.


Burst bubble: ODU falls in C-USA quarterfinals

ODU junior guard Trey Freeman (Virginia Beach, VA.) scored a game high 22 points and junior forward Javonte Douglas (Charlotte, NC.) added 12, but Middle Tennessee defeated the Monarchs (24-7),59-52 in a Conference USA quarterfinal game at the Legacy Arena.


ODU signs five-year deal with Under Armour

Old Dominion University athletics announced Monday a five-year partnership naming Under Armour (NYSE:UA) the official outfitter of ODU football and the men’s and women’s basketball programs, beginning September 1, 2015.


ODU defeats Western Kentucky, 75-52

ODU junior guard Trey Freeman (Virginia Beach, VA.) equaled his ODU career high of 27 points to lead the Monarchs to a 75-52 Conference USA victory over Western Kentucky.


Lady Monarchs lead wire to wire in 70-48 win over North Texas on Senior Day

Saturday afternoon at the Ted Constant Convocation marked Senior Day for Tiffany Minor and Chelisa Painter, in a game that the Lady Monarchs (17-10, 10-6) led in its entirety, claiming a 70-48 victory over North Texas (5-22, 4-12).


ODU improves to 22-6 with win over North Texas

Monarch junior guards Trey Freeman (Virginia Beach, VA.) scored 24 and Aaron Bacote (Hampton, Va.) added 16 along with ODU’s strong second half defense as the Monarchs defeated North Texas, 70-57 Saturday evening at the Super Pitt.


ODU basketball defeats Rice

The ODU Monarchs (21-6/10-5) defeated Rice Thursday evening, 63-54 behind a team best 17 points from Trey Freeman along with 14 points from Richard Ross and 12 from Ambrose Mosley off the bench. The win ended ODU’s five-game C-USA road losing streak.


ODU Lady Monarchs soar past Rice Owls, 83-68

Old Dominion (16-10, 9-6) shot a season best 56.5% from the floor while Chelisa Painter had a career day in the Lady Monarchs 83-68 victory over Rice (8-18, 3-12) on Thursday afternoon at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.


Holopainen’s three with three seconds left lifts ODU over LA Tech, 72-71

An Annika Holopainen three-pointer with just three seconds left in the contest lifted the Lady Monarchs (14-10, 7-6) over the Lady Techsters (14-11, 9-5) by a score of 72-71 in a televised game on Sunday afternoon at the Thomas Assembly Center.


ODU defeats C-USA leader Louisiana Tech, 72-53

ODU junior guard Trey Freeman (Virginia Beach, VA.) scored his ODU career high 27 points to lead the Monarchs (20-6/9-5) to a 72-53 Conference USA victory over league leader Louisiana Tech before a crowd of 8,019 at the Constant Center.


First-half deficit dooms ODU Lady Monarchs in 70-53 loss at Southern Miss

Southern Miss (18-7, 11-3) won its sixth consecutive game, as a 32-14 halftime lead propelled the Lady Eagles to a 70-53 victory over the Lady Monarchs (14-10, 7-6) on Thursday night at Reed Green Coliseum.


ODU men’s basketball routs Southern Miss

ODU junior guard Trey Freeman (Virginia Beach, VA.) scored a game high 18 points to lead the Monarchs to a 64-38 Conference USA victory over Southern Miss Thursday night in a nationally televised contest at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.


UTEP holds off ODU, 62-47

Jonathan Arledge scored a game high 17 points and Aaron Bacote added 11, but the UTEP Miners held off the Monarchs for a 62-47 C-USA victory at the Don Haskins Center. ODU falls to 18-6 overall and 7-5 in C-USA, while UTEP is 18-7 overall and 10-3 in C-USA.


ODU rallies to beat FAU, 68-57

ODU junior guard Trey Freeman (Virginia Beach, VA.) scored a game high 24 points to lead the Monarchs (17-4/6-3) to a come-from-behind 68-57 Conference USA victory Saturday night before a crowd of 7,453 at the Constant Center.


ODU basketball defeats FIU, 71-56

Jonathan Arledge (Silver Spring, MD.) and Trey Freeman (Virginia Beach, VA.) scored 17 points each and Aaron Bacote (Hampton, VA.) added 15 to help lead ODU (16-4/5-3) to a 71-56 Conference-USA victory over Florida International Thursday night at the Constant Center.


ODU Lady Monarchs hold UAB to 25 percent shooting in 58-46 victory

Jennie Simms’ 17 points and career high 14 rebounds propelled the ODU women’s basketball team (11-7, 4-3) to victory over UAB (9-9, 3-4) by a score of 58-46.


ODU men’s basketball loses in OT to Middle Tennessee

ODU junior guard Trey Freeman (Virginia Beach, VA.) scored a game high 18 points and sophomore forward Denzell Taylor (Ontario, Canada) added 12 points, but the Blue Raiders of Middle Tennessee defeated the Monarchs, 68-58 in overtime.


Middle Tennessee takes down ODU Lady Monarchs, 65-48

In the fourth ever meeting between the ODU women’s basketball team (10-7, 3-3) and Middle Tennessee (11-5, 5-1), it was the Blue Raiders who took down ODU by a score of 65-48 at the Constant Center on Thursday.


ODU beats North Texas before sellout crowd, 61-50

Trey Freeman (Virginia Beach, VA.) scored 18 points and Aaron Bacote (Hampton, VA.) added 14 to lead ODU (15-2/4-1) to a 61-50 Conference-USA victory over North Texas before a sellout crowd of 8,472 at the Constant Center.


ODU basketball tops Presbyterian, 69-51

Keenan Palmore scored a career-high 24 points to lead four ODU Monarchs in double-figures to defeat Presbyterian 69-51 Thursday. Richard Ross, Aaron Bacote and Dimitri Batten all reached double-digits as ODU raced out to an early lead over PC. The Monarchs scored the first 11 points of the game and stormed out to a 17-2 run over the first six minutes.


ODU women dominate Virginia Tech

The Old Dominion University women’s basketball team opened the 2012-13 season on Friday afternoon at Cassell Coliseum with a 55-35 victory over Virginia Tech.

Long-time ODU women's hoops coach Wendy Larry steps down

Old Dominion University athletic director Dr. Wood Selig announced today that Wendy Larry has stepped down as head women’s basketball coach. She will remain at the University, with responsibilities for assisting the Office of Institutional Advancement for athletic related fundraising projects, and Alumni events. Larry’s career at Old Dominion spanned more than 30 years, as…

ODU loses buzzer-beating heartbreaker to Butler in NCAAs

Butler (24-9) advances to the NCAA Championship Third Round after defeating the Monarchs of Old Dominion (27-7) Thursday afternoon. The Bulldogs have won ten straight and ended ODU’s nine win game streak. ODU was led by senior center Frank Hassell who had 20 points and five rebounds. The game featured 10 ties and 22 lead…

ODU rips Dukes, 75-59

Forward Frank Hassell and guard Kent Bazemore combined for 40 points as Old Dominion took down James Madison 75-59 in a Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball game Thursday night at the JMU Convocation Center. ODU improved to 23-6 overall and 13-4 in the CAA, sweeping the head-to-head series for the season. JMU fell to 20-10…

Tribe falls to ODU

The William and Mary men’s basketball team fell at the hands of Old Dominion, 69-53, on Wednesday night at Kaplan Arena. The Monarchs, who shot 45.2 percent from the field and limited the Tribe to 38.6 percent shooting, used an early run in the second half to clinch the victory over the Green and Gold.…

Mason drops ODU in front of record home crowd

Before a school record-tying crowd of 9,840 on Homecoming Saturday, the George Mason men’s basketball team pieced together a pair of big runs to blow by Old Dominion, 62-45, in Colonial Athletic Association action. The win is the ninth-straight for Mason (19-5, 11-2 CAA), the Patriots’ longest-such streak since the 1998-99 season. Old Dominion dropped…

ODU knocks off JMU, snaps Dukes' streak

Old Dominion had an answer for every James Madison run and took advantage of free throws, rebounding, and fast-break transitions to record a 64-58 victory in a Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball game Wednesday night at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. ODU won for the fifth time in its last six conference games to improve…

ODU gets CAA road win at George Mason

The George Mason men’s basketball team got within one possession in the final 20 seconds of the game but was unable to net the game-winning score as the Patriots were edged by Old Dominion, 69-65, in Colonial Athletic Association action on Saturday afternoon before 8,344 fans at the Constant Center. The loss drops the Patriots…

Late bucket lifts ODU over JMU

Dukes blow four-point lead in final minutes Staff Report JMU sports: www.jmusports.com Ben Finney’s layup with 13 seconds to play broke the game’s ninth tie and lifted Old Dominion a 74-72 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory over James Madison Wednesday. The host Monarchs outscored JMU 11-5 over the game’s final three minutes and raised…