| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:39 PM
NORFOLK — Five minutes before tipoff, Old Dominion coach Blaine Taylor was told that his best player, all-conference wing Kent Bazemore, would not be available. Thus began a peculiar night in which the Monarchs did nearly everything but win.
| Mar 21, 2012
| 9:06 PM
Kent Bazemore's college basketball career ended in detention, rather than at the Constant Center with his teammates and in front of thousands of supporters.
Bazemore was arrested shortly before Old Dominion's game against Mercer on Wednesday due to a...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Eighteen hours after one of the most bizarre experiences of his coaching career, Old Dominion's Blaine Taylor took a sympathetic and philosophical approach in discussing the game-time arrest the night before of player Kent Bazemore.
| Mar 24, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Despite a five-figure shortfall from hosting three games in the CollegeInsider.com tournament, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig and coach Blaine Taylor believe it was a positive experience for the program, the school and its fans.
| Mar 8, 2011
| 11:53 AM
In one prominent bracketologist's predicted NCAA tournament field, there sits an immediate, intriguing possibility.
ESPN's Joe Lunardi has Old Dominion (27-6), fresh off its victory against VCU in the Colonial Athletic Association championship game,...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Bruiser Flint tells the story that when he went recruiting not so long ago, his job was as much education as courtship. Kids, parents and coaches often didn't know Drexel and knew even less about the league in which it played.
All of that changed in...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:53 PM
He will have approximately two dozen family members and friends cheering for him specifically in a rare home appearance, though Missouri's Ricardo Ratliffe said he isn't likely to be nervous or attempt to put on a show.
"Playing at the University of...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 3:45 PM
The first sign came from the tropics on Nov. 19, a Friday afternoon. Norfolk State, picked to finish fourth in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and eight games under .500 a year ago, knocked off Colonial Athletic Association favorite Drexel at the...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:38 PM
NORFOLK — Dimitri Batten can be an exceptional player. He believes it, his teammates believe it, his coaches believe it. Now comes the hard part.
Directed effort is the bridge between belief and result, a bridge that Old Dominion's 6-foot-3...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:57 PM
They stood in awe at the Sistine Chapel and the Acropolis. They dipped their toes into the Mediterranean. They hooped indoors and out. They even got sick together.
Old Dominion's basketball trip to Italy and Greece provided short-term benefits and...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Funny how life works out, DeShawn Painter said he told Old Dominion basketball coach Blaine Taylor in a recent conversation.
"You try so hard to get away from the place you were born and raised and you end up coming back to it," Painter said Monday,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:46 PM
John Richardson will return to Old Dominion as an assistant coach as part of the staff exodus that contributed to Seth Greenberg's termination at Virginia Tech.
Richardson, who spent five years at ODU after winning a pair of state championships at...