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NSU-ODU to renew basketball rivalry at the Scope

The Norfolk State and Old Dominion men’s basketball programs will renew a once-strong rivalry this upcoming season


Nikki McCray-Penson named ODU women’s basketball coach

Nikki McCray-Penson has been named the seventh head coach of the Old Dominion women’s basketball program.


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.

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.

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.