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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'...
  • Bryant Stith brings intellect, integrity, presence to ODU basketball

    Bryant Stith brings intellect, integrity, presence to ODU basketball
    Bryant Stith had just led Virginia to a victory at Maryland. But he had little interest in discussing his performance, the game or the team's national ranking. This was Jan. 16, 1991, and less than an hour before tipoff, President Bush had ordered...
  • ODU's Hill ineligible due to exhibition game at Clemson

    ODU's Hill ineligible due to exhibition game at Clemson
    Old Dominion's young men's basketball team is suddenly even younger, after the discovery that veteran Donte Hill exhausted his eligibility. Hill, a Virginia Beach native who would have been the team's only senior, transferred to ODU from Clemson...
  • ODU's Jones adds Richardson, Barrett as assistants

    Old Dominion basketball coach Jeff Jones skewed local and familiar with his first two assistant coaches, Lamar Barrett and John Richardson. Barrett, a native of Franklin, worked for Jones at American University the past three years and has extensive...
  • ODU introduces Jeff Jones as new men's basketball coach

    ODU introduces Jeff Jones as new men's basketball coach
    NORFOLK — Jeff Jones wasn't the first candidate to become Old Dominion men's basketball coach, but athletic director Wood Selig and president John Broderick described him as the best out of a crowded and capable field. Jones was introduced...
  • Teel Time: Old Dominion hires Jeff Jones as basketball coach

    Teel Time: Old Dominion hires Jeff Jones as basketball coach
    Jeff Jones, a regional college basketball staple for more than 30 years, is set to become Old Dominion’s next head coach. The school will introduce Jones at a news conference Thursday, sources said Wednesday afternoon. A former player and...
  • Teel Time: Shaka Smart's future, George Mason's conference switch lead offseason intrigue

    Teel Time: Shaka Smart's future, George Mason's conference switch lead offseason intrigue
    The Final Four is more than a week away, but college basketball’s annual offseason intrigue already is at full boil, especially here in our little corner of paradise. We’ve got it all, from conference realignment to the coaching carousel and...
  • Strange season cut short, Corrigan, ODU look to future

    Strange season cut short, Corrigan, ODU look to future
    Old Dominion wasn't going to win the Colonial Athletic Association basketball tournament. The Monarchs weren't going to salvage the strangest, and one of the worst, seasons in program history with a magical three-day run in Richmond. Jim Corrigan isn'...
  • 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...
  • Freshmen give ODU hope for future

    Freshmen give ODU hope for future
    NORFOLK — Aaron Bacote takes the long view, which is both understandable and wise as Old Dominion winds down a historically dismal basketball season. "I feel like I'm a glass half-full kind of guy," the Monarchs' freshman wing from Bethel High...
  • 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...
  • 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...