| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:56 PM
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'...
| May 12, 2013
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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:22 PM
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...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:01 AM
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...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:17 AM
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...
| Mar 10, 2013
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'...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:15 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:21 AM
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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:44 PM
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...