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Mace & Crown | April 22, 2018

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Brothers in blood and ball *** for Mag**

February 8, 2018 |

Sports Editor | Brittany Reigelsperger

While playing collegiate basketball is an honor in itself, two Old Dominion men’s basketball players have the greater honor of calling each other brothers. Not only do Brandan and B.J. Stith have the privilege of being … Read More

New Age of NBA Sponsorships

June 22, 2017 | 2

Jazzmyn Bradley | Contributing Writer

Next season will be a tremendous transition for the NBA, as they begin to implement their new patch advertising program. In April 2016, the NBA officially announced the approval of the pilot program by the league’s … Read More

Lady Monarchs Double-Take Rice

January 27, 2017 |

Contributing Writer Brittany Reigelsperger

The Lady Monarchs triumphed over the Rice Owls 81-66 for the second time this season. Increasing their lead in the all-time series to 7-1, this also helped boost them into a three-way tie for sixth place in … 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

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

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

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

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

Monarchs Down Western Kentucky

January 23, 2016 |

Trey Freeman tied a career high 28 points, Jordan Baker shot 4-5 from the three-point line, and the Monarchs claimed a 68-62 victory in C-USA after losing three straight games by a total of six points.
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Monarchs Fall To MTSU at the Buzzer

January 17, 2016 |

Reese Ward Contributing Writer

After ending their 32 home game winning streak with a loss to conference leader UAB on Thursday night, Old Dominion’s men’s basketball team suffered another tight loss to Middle Tennessee State in the Ted Constant Center on … Read More

Monarchs Lose Heartbreaker in Overtime to UAB

January 17, 2016 |

Charles Sims Contributing Writer

The Monarchs’ game on Jan. 14 against University of Alabama-Birmingham was a tough loss. It was the basketball team’s first home loss this season and a game which could have been won. ODU was hot on the heels of surpassing … Read More

Lady Monarchs Basketball Falls 61-35 to Miami

November 22, 2015 |

Matt O’Brien Sports Editor

Old Dominion women’s basketball was coming off a 14-point victory against Wagner College as they took on the Miami Hurricanes in their third contest of the season. The Monarchs were led by Jennie Sims who raked up 16 … Read More

Men’s Basketball Gets Third Straight Win

November 19, 2015 |

Alex Brooks Staff Writer

Old Dominion Men’s Basketball came into the game on Wednesday night riding a 26-game win streak at the Ted and was looking to extend the fifth longest home streak against the Morgan State Bears. The Bears were off … Read More

Men’s Basketball Extends Winning Streak to 26

November 17, 2015 |

Michael High Contributing Writer

Newcomer Brandan Stith scored 11 of his career-high 15 points in the second-half, as the Old Dominion Monarchs defeated the Buffalo Bulls, 77-58, at the Ted Constant Convocation Center on Monday night.

“One thing that coach (Jeff) Jones … Read More

Men’s Basketball Gets 17 Point Victory in Season Opener

November 15, 2015 |

Michael High Staff Writer

Trey Freeman poured in a game-high 20 points as Old Dominion Basketball extended its home winning streak to 25 games with a 67-50 victory over Niagara at the season opener on … Read More