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Two Years Later, The Presence of Sara Jones is Still Heavy

February 16, 2015 |

By: Mitchell Brown Senior Writer Two years later, the pain is still there. Coach Karen Barefoot misses her best friend and special assistant coach Sara Jones. When she heard the news preceding the 2013 Hoops for the Cure game, it was beyond tough, but she had to coach her team. The players had grown close […]Read More

Road losing streak hits 4 as Monarchs lose to UTSA

February 13, 2015 | 1

By Nate Budryk Sports Editor The Old Dominion Monarchs’ road struggles continued Thursday with a loss to the Roadrunners of the University of Texas- San Antonio, 72-67. With the loss, the Monarchs’ road losing streak has reached four games, with three more games left to play away from the cozy confines of the Constant Convocation […]Read More

Bacote Reaches 1000 on Alumni Night, Monarchs Get 18th win

February 8, 2015 | 1

By Matt O’Brien Staff Writer The Old Dominion men’s basketball team (18-4) celebrated Alumni Night with their third straight win and remain undefeated at home. ODU bested the Charlotte 49ers (10-13) 61-57. A win against another conference foe gives the Monarchs a 7-3 record in Conference USA play. The victory was overshadowed by a milestone […]Read More

Monarch’s Historic Start Negates the Past Struggles

February 5, 2015 |

By: Mitchell Brown Senior Writer It hasn’t been easy, and it wasn’t always enjoyable, but patience and buying in have gotten Old Dominion basketball off to its best start in school history. The Monarchs (17-4, 6-3) reeled off a 10-game winning streak that caught the attention of not only Hampton Roads, but also the nation […]Read More

Monarchs Return to Winning Ways at Home with Victory over FIU

January 30, 2015 |

The Old Dominion Monarchs men’s basketball team defeated Florida International University this past Thursday by a score of 71-56. With the win, the Monarchs gain some much-needed momentum, having lost 3 of five entering the contest. With the win, the Monarchs move to 16-4 on the year, and improve their conference record to 5-3. Also […]Read More

Lady Monarchs Burn Lady Blazers

January 27, 2015 |

Norfolk, Va. – On Military Appreciation and Alumni Night, the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs defeated the University of Alabama-Birmingham Lady Blazers, 58 – 46, by holding them to 25 percent (14 – of – 55) from the field. Both teams played tough defense, demonstrated by the 6 to 5 Lady Monarchs lead almost halfway through […]Read More

The Best is Yet to Come

January 25, 2015 |

By Jasmine Blackwell                                                                                                         […]Read More

Arledge Making Most of Chance with Monarchs

January 25, 2015 |

By Matt O’Brein                                                                                                         […]Read More

Old Dominion Men’s Basketball team in Historic Territory

January 5, 2015 |

Brian A. Saunders Copy Editor The Old Dominion Monarchs (12-1 1-0) are off to their best start in the programs history, and are currently on a nine game winning streak. For the first time in the 39-year history as Division I program, the Monarchs are nationally ranked in the Associated Press Top-25 poll. This afternoon […]Read More

Monarchs flip the script: Stingy Monarch defense stifles No. 14 VCU 73-67

December 1, 2014 |

Mitchell Brown Senior Writer Havoc has ruled what many would call the best in-state rivalry for the last four meetings. In a series that’s been dominated by Virginia Commonwealth, the Old Dominion Monarchs made sure those recent memories became distant. In front of a sellout crowd, ODU hoops shifted in-state bragging rights to the other […]Read More