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Mace & Crown | March 25, 2017

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Basketball Archives * Page 3 of 6 * Mace & Crown

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

Preview: Super Bowl 50

February 3, 2016 |

Brendan Abban Contributing Writer

Super Bowl 50 has many different, compelling storylines that have made it one of the biggest emotional tug-of-wars to date. From the rumors that this could be Peyton Manning’s last ride, to the underdog Cinderella story for … Read More

Lady Monarchs Celebrate 1000 Wins, Sweep FIU

February 1, 2016 |

Lyndsey Fields Contributing Writer

Old Dominion’s Lady Monarchs had the chance to celebrate over 1,000 program wins Saturday afternoon and then continued to sweep Florida International University to add to their numbers. Not only did they have the opportunity to look … Read More

Lady Monarchs Blast FAU in 40-point Victory

January 29, 2016 |

Michael High Staff Writer

Just two days before alumni night, the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs (8-12, 4-4) looked similar to the great teams of the past. The team used a balanced offensive attack and a smothering defense to run away with an … Read More

Kobe Bryant and his Farewell Tour from the NBA

January 24, 2016 |

Brendan Abban Contributing Writer

Kobe Bryant has been one of the most polarizing figures in the sports world since he was drafted in 1996 with the thirteenth pick by the Charlotte Hornets and then traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. Coming into … Read More