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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

Like Father, Like Son: The Stith Family

March 30, 2016 |

Michael High Contributing Writer

A young boy sits in his class with headphones hidden inside the sleeves of his shirt. He rests his head on his hand so he can hear the first game of the 1990 Atlantic Coast Conference basketball … Read More

Monarch Basketball Looks Ahead to Vegas 16 Tournament

March 26, 2016 |

Matt O’Brien Sports Editor

When you walk into an men’s basketball practice, it’s nearly impossible to tell that their season just recently ended in heartbreak. The energy is electric, each player pushing the next in drills and last minute wind sprint. … Read More

Stephen Curry Continues to Dominate NBA

March 21, 2016 |

Brendan Abban Contributing Writer

“He is the best shooter of all time,” “the most clutch shooter in NBA history” and “the most dangerous offensive weapon in the game.” These are just a few examples of the high praise Wardell Stephen Curry … Read More

Old Dominion Prevails Over UTEP

February 28, 2016 |

Lyndsey Fields Contributing Writer

On Thursday night, Feb. 25, the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) visited the Ted Constant Center hoping to extend their six-game winning streak, but instead were met with a tough loss to the Monarchs, 74-53. This win … Read More

Freeman, Monarchs Rout UTSA On Senior Night

February 28, 2016 |

Rees Ward Contributing Writer

Old Dominion fans celebrated their seniors’ departure in their last regular season home game on Saturday, Feb. 27,  and took a look at their bright future, as the Monarchs pounded the University of Texas San Antonio 78-56.

Sophomore … Read More

Lady Monarchs Defeat Marshall After Third Quarter Run

February 21, 2016 |

Matt O’Brien Sports Editor

After a tough overtime loss to Western Kentucky on Thursday, the Lady Monarchs (12-14) bounced back with a much needed 77-55 victory over the Marshall Thundering Herd (16-9). Jennie Simms led all scorers with 22 points and … Read More

Lady Monarchs Let One Slip Away in Overtime

February 19, 2016 |

Michael High Staff Writer

Jennie Simms sank two free-throws to give the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs a 62-52 lead with just under five minutes left in their game against the defending Conference USA champion, Western Kentucky Lady Hilltoppers, Thursday night at the … Read More

Monarchs Fall to Rice, Snap Four Game Winning Streak

February 18, 2016 |

Lyndsey Fields Contributing Writer

The weekend didn’t hold much for Old Dominion men’s basketball, as they fell to Rice University and snapped their four-game winning streak in a 75-66 loss during Alumni Day in the Ted Constant Center on Saturday, Feb. … Read More

The Story Behind the Biberaj

February 18, 2016 |

Brendan Abban Contrbuting Writer

Nik Biberaj is one of Old Dominion’s most interesting basketball players, that arguably most people know little about. The 6’8, 245-pound forward from Fairfax Station has seen his role increase this season.

Last season, Biberaj averaged eight-and-a-half minutes of play … Read More

Stith Scores 17 in 67-47 Victory Over North Texas

February 13, 2016 |

Matt O’Brien Sports Editor

Old Dominion men’s basketball (14-10) took on the North Texas Mean Green on Thursday, Feb. 11.. Brandon’s Stith’s career-high of 17 points helped propel the Monarchs to a 67-47 win, marking the fourth straight win for ODU.

It … Read More

Monarchs Defeat 49er’s During Hoops for the Cure Game

February 8, 2016 |

Lyndsey Fields Contributing Writer

Over the weekend, the Lady Monarchs knocked down another win against the Charlotte 49er’s, 94-85, during their 14th annual Hoops for a Cure game in the Ted Constant Center. A crowd of over 3,000 fans attended to cheer … Read More