Tag Archives: ODU

Illinois Can’t Get Smart

Shaka Smart has apparently rejected the overtures of the University of Illinois in favor of remaining the head coach of the VCU Rams. Any good news for VCU is anathema to most ODU Monarchs fans, but I take the view … Continue reading

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I Pushed the Buzzer

Although the NCAA Tournament has already begun with the “opening round” games, the action gets underway in earnest tomorrow afternoon. To celebrate, here are my three top March Madness buzzer beaters. Off the top of my head, the greatest buzzer … Continue reading

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Salute: Out With a Bang

The Towson Tigers’ season came to a close yesterday afternoon in the opening round of the  CAA tournament.  The Tigers fell to the fifth-seeded Delaware Blue Hens 72-65 and ended the season with a record of 1-31. Towson fought all the … Continue reading

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Fadeaways and Heartbreak

Great and wondrous it may be, but basketball will inevitably break your heart, often in unexpected and inventive ways.  (Wasn’t there even a TV show about this?) Just ask Adam Morrison, one of the coolest college players ever seen by … Continue reading

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BracketBusters: Beast Mode

At least two players flipped that switch yesterday in BracketBusters action. Kent Bazemore led ODU to a 71-67 road victory against Missouri State by tallying a career-high 28 points on the following line: 9-15 from the floor, including 4-5 on three-point shots, 6-6 from … Continue reading

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Boomer Sooner!

Steven Pledger of the Oklahoma Sooners earned the Big 12 Conference’s Player of the Week honor this week.  (On December 19, he shared the award with Baylor’s Perry Jones III).  Pledger hails from Chesapeake and graduated from Atlantic Shores Christian … Continue reading

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Go Big Blue (or, No White Out Game This Year)

During their 69-57 home victory over Northeastern tonight, the Old Dominion Monarchs were wearing their blue road uniforms.  Why? When they returned to campus after Saturday night’s loss to VCU in Richmond, they discovered that several of the team’s white … Continue reading

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