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  • Hampton's Jordan Baker still happy with ODU choice

    Hampton's Jordan Baker still happy with ODU choice
    NEWPORT NEWS — For Jordan Baker, it still seems like yesterday that he was a freshman at Hampton High School. Now, he is starting over at Old Dominion, both as a student and as a basketball player. "Everything is flying past me," Baker said. "I'...
  • ODU dismisses reserve Pimentel

    Old Dominion did not invite back reserve forward Jason Pimentel for his sophomore season, Monarchs coach Blaine Taylor said Friday. "We thought it would be in our best interest not to invite Jason back," Taylor said. He added that Pimentel was eligible...
  • ODU falls to Drexel 81-77 in home finale

    NORFOLK — As Old Dominion and Drexel wind down disappointing seasons, they played the same kind of games they have all season: close, competitive, flawed. The difference was that the Dragons made enough plays to finally win a tight game, while...
  • Shaver quietly reaches W&M milestone

    Overlooked amid the warm fuzzies about William and Mary’s three-game winning streak and late-season surge was the fact that Big Whistle Tony Shaver now has the most wins of any coach in program history. The Tribe’s 74-62 win at Old...
  • Teel Time: Corrigan continues to impress as ODU's interim head coach

    Teel Time: Corrigan continues to impress as ODU's interim head coach
    There’s no telling where and when Old Dominion’s basketball coaching search will end. Athletic director Wood Selig’s inbox and cell phone remain flooded with pleas and recommendations, and a committee soon will be in place to sift...
  • Corrigan takes reins of ODU basketball after Taylor's firing

    Corrigan takes reins of ODU basketball after Taylor's firing
    Jim Corrigan awoke Tuesday morning as the top assistant coach of a proud and successful basketball program enduring a historically dreadful season. By lunchtime, he was the head coach at Old Dominion, with practices, games and the task of focusing and...
  • Teel Time: Exploring potential candidates for ODU's basketball coaching vacancy

    Wood Selig hires coaches he knows and coaches who know his university and/or its region. That is his history as an athletic director, at not only Old Dominion but also Western Kentucky. Since replacing department icon Jim Jarrett in 2010, Selig has...
  • ODU snaps 10-game losing streak with 78-66 win at Drexel under Corrigan

    PHILADELPHIA — Sometimes, change is for the better. DeShawn Painter and Dimitri Batten each scored 15 points and Old Dominion defeated Colonial Athletic Association preseason favorite Drexel 78-66 in the first game under interim head coach Jim...
  • ODU, Corrigan come home with confidence after first win of 2013

    ODU, Corrigan come home with confidence after first win of 2013
    NORFOLK — In the midst of an unsettled and uncertain couple of days, Jim Corrigan's message to Old Dominion's basketball players was upbeat and simple. Corrigan found himself as interim head coach in the wake of Blaine Taylor's abrupt firing...
  • Selig says don't discount interim Corrigan in ODU coaching search

    Selig says don't discount interim Corrigan in ODU coaching search
    NORFOLK — His flight from Nashville delayed, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig arrived later than usual to the Monarchs' home basketball game Saturday against Northeastern. But the one-day sojourn to Music City was well worth the time....
  • Post-Blaine, ODU energetic, if not always efficient

    Despite the turmoil of the past week, Old Dominion appears to play a little more loosely and confidently than in its first 22 games. This is part observation, part statistical. The Monarchs are a bit more freewheeling and aggressive on offense, cohesive...
  • ODU battles, falls to Towson 68-66

    NORFOLK — Maybe it was preordained that Old Dominion would endure its own frustrating version of “Groundhog Day” against a team coached by Bill Murray’s son. The Monarchs again fought and scrapped and even led late in a game in...