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Basketball Archives * Page 3 of 7 * Mace & Crown

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

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