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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. … Read More

7th-Ranked Lady Blue Devils Defeat Lady Monarchs

November 22, 2014 |

Norfolk, Va. –The Old Dominion Lady Monarchs dropped from the ranks of the unbeatens Thursday night after suffering an 82 – 66 defeat to the Duke Lady Blue Devils. The Lady Monarchs gave a valiant effort against the Lady Blue Devils, however … Read More

Old Dominion tops William and Mary in 757 battle

November 18, 2014 |

The Old Dominion Lady Monarchs defeated the William and Mary Tribe 65 – 58 in the latest chapter of the sibling rivalry in front of nearly 2000 spectators at the Ted Constant Convocation Center Monday night.


The Lady Monarchs … Read More

Lady Monarchs excited for upcoming basketball season

November 12, 2014 |

Last season the Lady Monarchs basketball team, led by Shae Kelly, finished with an overall record of 18-16 and finished 9-7 in Conference USA.

During the offseason, Kelly transferred to the University of Minnesota. Now the Lady … Read More

And The Award Goes To…

November 5, 2014 |

With the NBA season getting underway, there is a lot of talk about “Who is going to win the MVP this year” and “Could the Spurs actually repeat this year?” Well here is a breakdown of all … Read More

ODU Men’s Basketball Optimistic About This Season

November 4, 2014 | 2

Last season was statistically one of the best turnarounds in the NCAA for the Monarchs Mens Basketball team. They look to build off an 18-18 season as they enter their second season of Conference USA play.

“It comes … Read More

Basketball’s back: a look around the league for 2014-15

October 1, 2014 |

San Antonio Spurs

Despite having the same starting five coming back to defend the Larry O’Brien Championship trophy, Vegas’ odds makers have the San Antonio Spurs second behind the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the 2014-15 NBA Championship.

Tony Parker (16.7 … Read More

Donald Sterling: Another White Guy’s Take

July 9, 2014 |

Racism, bigotry and discrimination.

Usually these are adjectives to avoid – as are the feelings associated with them. However, for former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, these words were a Tuesday afternoon or a meeting with a tenant of … Read More

Injuries in the NBA

April 17, 2014 |

Injuries in the NBA: Countless injuries to the league’s best players speak to shelf life of Athletic Careers

Injuries really suck. Just last April, I was screaming praises for my beloved Denver Nuggets and its ability to challenge in the … Read More

Final Buzzer

April 17, 2014 |

This past Monday, the NCAA national championship was played at Cowboy Stadium in North Texas. Just the matchup we expected (not really) – the seven-seeded UCONN Huskies vs. the eight-seeded Kentucky Wildcats. The Huskies won with a thrilling 60-54 victory.

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Monarchs Keep It Interesting

April 2, 2014 |

Fall to Fresno State Bulldogs in CBI Semifinal

Upon his arrival at Old Dominion University in April 2013, newly appointed Coach Jones relayed this message to his team, “let’s look forward, not backward.”

Despite a 71-64, loss Wednesday, evening at Save … Read More

Monarchs Race Past Jackrabbits, Win First Round of CBI Tournament

March 26, 2014 |

Participating in the College Basketball Invitational does not provide the same amount of excitement or glory as playing in the NCAA tournament or the NIT, but any type of postseason competition can go a long way in development, as Richard … Read More

Lady Monarchs extend winning streak to 5 on Senior Night

March 19, 2014 |

As the end of the season approaches, Old Dominion Women’s basketball (16-14) was looking for a spark as it come into the homestretch. The lady Monarchs were able to extend their winning streak to five straight games with an 87-78 … Read More

Monarchs throw Pirates overboard: Secure 6th seed and Senior Night Victory

March 19, 2014 |

On a night Seniors Anton Larsen and Donte Hill were honored for their careers as Monarchs, it was freshman Ambrose Mosley who got the most thunderous roars from Old Dominion fans.

Behind the hot shooting of Mosley, the Monarchs (15-16, … Read More