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Mace & Crown | March 24, 2017

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Basketball Archives * Page 2 of 6 * Mace & Crown

Monarchs Lose Heartbreaker

January 22, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

With the game clock winding down, Charlotte guard Jon Davis hit the game-winning jump shot with 0.2 seconds left on the clock to defeat the Monarchs 74-72. The game winner was suiting for a game that went back and forth … Read More

49ers Outlast Lady Monarchs on Military Appreciation Day

January 22, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

On Miltary Appreciation Day at The Ted, the Lady Monarchs came up short against the first place Charlotte 49ers 86-75. Early in the fourth quarter, ODU cut the lead to 60-58 with 7:37 left and that … Read More

Monarch Free Throw Woes Cost Them Again

December 12, 2016 |

Alex Brooks Contributing Writer

VCU headed down Interstate 64 to take on the Monarchs in front of sold out crowd that whited out the Ted. VCU spoiled former ODU great Kent Bazemore’s homecoming with a 67-64 victory. Bazemore had his jersey retired and … Read More

Lady Monarchs Win on Education Day

December 11, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

In its sixth annual Education Day game, the Lady Monarchs defeated Dartmouth in a dominating fashion by a score of 82-56. The Ted was roaring with a record crowd of 8,563, with 7,813 fans being students from … Read More

Lady Monarchs Rally in 4th Quarter for Barefoot’s 300th Win

December 10, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

Trailing heading into the fourth quarter, the Lady Monarchs defeated rival VCU 70-60 at the Ted Constant Center for head coach Karen Barefoot’s 300th career win. The milestone wasn’t on her mind though, as all she wanted was … Read More

Monarchs Takes Down Big Green

December 8, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

In their first game following a seventh place finish in the Battle 4 Atlantis the Monarchs defeated Dartmouth 59-47 at the Ted Constant Center despite beging down one starter. Prior to the game ODU head coach Jeff … Read More

Monarchs Takeout Dukes in Home Opener

November 20, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

In a hard fought contest Old Dominion (1-0) defeated James Madison (0-1) 62-55 in both teams’ 2016-17 season opener. Despite a shaky night on offense, the Monarchs played lockdown defense throughout the night in front of … Read More

Monarchs Win in Richmond For First Time in 19 Years

November 19, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr.

Sports Editor

The Old Dominion men’s basketball team hit the road and took down the Richmond Spiders 64-61 at the Robins Center for the first time since Jan. 4, 1997. The win snapped a 10 game losing streak for … Read More

Stith Brothers Each Score 15 in Blowout Win

November 5, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr.

Sports Editor

ODU suited up for their final exhibition game before the start of the 2016-2017 regular basketball season against Division III Virginia Wesleyan at the Ted Constant Center. All 15 Monarchs played in the 89-55 win with 12 of them scoring.

Four … Read More

New Look Monarchs Dismantle Virginia State

November 5, 2016 |

Alex Brooks

Contributing Writer

The Monarchs took the court for the first time this season in an exhibition against in-state foe Virginia State at the Ted Constant Center. Thirteen different Monarchs played and 11 of them scored. Redshirt sophomore Zoran Talley led them … Read More

Simms Scores 37 Points in Exhibition Win

November 5, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr.

Sports Editor

Jennie Simms led all scorers with 37 points as the Lady Monarchs cruised to an 82-65 win over Davis & Elkins at the Ted Constant Center. Simms was 13 of 24 from the field, including three for … Read More

Golden State Warriors Buy or Sell the Hype

October 30, 2016 |

Kevin Washington

Contributing Writer

With the new NBA season underway, many people expect the Golden State Warriors to run through the season in the same way that they did last year, en-route to a record-breaking 73 wins.  In the first game of the … Read More

NCAA Pulls Events Because of HB2 Law

September 18, 2016 |

Alex Brooks

Contributing Writer

Another huge player in the sports world has backed out of North Carolina.

In late July, the NBA decided to back their All-Star weekend out of Charlotte due to the HB2 bill being passed. The city of Charlotte will … Read More

Trey Freeman Signs NBA Contract

September 10, 2016 |

Former Old Dominion basketball standout Trey Freeman has signed a partially guaranteed contract with the Detroit Pistons. The contract gives Freeman a chance to compete for a roster spot later this month at their training camp. He told the Virginian-Pilot, … Read More

Bam Bam’s Spring Jam at the Ted Constant Center

June 24, 2016 |

Kamaria Mason Contributing Writer

Cheers echoed throughout the Ted Constant Center as basketball fans filled the stands on May 28. The excitement was more than that of an average basketball game; it marked the 7th annual Bam Bam’s Spring Jam created … Read More

The Historic Run of UConn Women’s Basketball

April 5, 2016 |

Brendan Abban Contributing Writer

They are hurting the women’s game. They are bad for women’s basketball. These are the murmurs amongst the women’s college basketball world about the UConn women’s basketball team. These sentiments were made public by the Boston Globe’s … Read More