N.C. State Head Coach Mark Gottfried Gets Contract Extension

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Well, that was quick. After his first season as head coach at North Carolina State, winning 24 games, Mark Gottfried is getting a contract extension through the 2018 season.  According to ESPN.com’s Andy Katz, his supplemental compensation rises from $450,000 to $1.2 […]

Jason Pimentel Dropped From Old Dominion Roster

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According to a report from Virginian-Pilot columnist Ed Miller, Old Dominion backup forward Jason Pimentel has been dismissed from the team. ODU head coach Blaine Taylor confirmed the news last Friday that the 6-8 forward was not invited back to […]

Former Old Dominion Forwards Frank Hassell and Keyon Carter Playing Overseas

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Kent Bazemore isn’t the only former Monarch having a successful transition from college to the pros. Here’s a quick update on what former Old Dominion forwards Frank Hassell (’11) and Keyon Carter(’11) have been doing since their departure from school. […]

CAA Under the Radar: Old Dominion Guard Dimitri Batten

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For Old Dominion fans, Dimitri Batten is already a household name due to his uptempo, leave-everything-on-the-court style of play.  For the rest of you CAA fans who don’t the name now, by the end of the upcoming season, you will. […]

ODU Athletic Director Wood Selig to Lobby For a 16-game Conference Schedule in 2013

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With the Old Dominion basketball schedule for the 2012-13 season still fresh, ODU Athletic Director Wood Selig, is already looking ahead to next season.  Selig will be in attendance at the Conference USA meetings later this month, lobbying on behalf of […]

Former Old Dominion Guard Kent Bazemore Looks For Room in a Crowded Warriors Backcourt

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The reigning two-time CAA Defensive Player of the Year, Kent Bazemore, is working hard to keep a spot on an NBA roster.  The former Old Dominion guard earned a non-guaranteed contract with the Golden State Warriors after an impressive Summer […]

Ted Constant Convocation Center: Old Dominion’s Cozy Confines for 10 Years and Counting

Peter Casey-US PRESSWIRE

The upcoming season will mark the 10th anniversary for one of the most coveted home court advantages in all of college basketball.  The Ted Constant Convocation Center, located in the heart of Old Dominion University’s campus, held the first ODU […]

Old Dominion Legend Dave Twardzik to be Inducted Into Hampton Roads Hall of Fame

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Already a member of the Old Dominion Sports Basketball Hall of Fame, point guard Dave Twardzik (’72) will soon be apart of another historic band of great athletes.  On Oct. 30, Twardzik will be one of six inductees enshrined in […]

Old Dominion to Expand Radio Coverage to Central Virginia

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Old Dominion is adding Richmond based radio station WZEZ-FM (EZ 100.5) to its sports radio network this basketball season. According to ODUsports.com, this move is in response to the Monarch fan base in the Richmond area. EZ 100.5 is owned […]

CAA Preseason Preview: Top 5 Big Men

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The forwards and centers are going to have a sizable impact on their respective CAA teams.  Not the most skilled, but these big men hold their team together with their presence down low on both sides of the ball.  Let’s […]

UNC-Wilmington Forward Keith Rendleman Chooses to Stay Despite Postseason Ban

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The University of North Carolina-Wilmington is not eligible for postseason action in the upcoming 2012-13 season due to low Academic Progress Rate scores.  But First Team All-CAA forward, Keith Rendleman decided not to transfer to another school and play out […]

Top 5 Returning Off-Guards in the CAA

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This season, the CAA returns a litany of great guards. We’ve already taken a look at the Top 5 returning point guards, now it’s time to preview the returning two-guards that will complement their respective backcourt mate. 1. Damion Lee (Drexel)- […]