| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 6:59 AM
COACH: Blaine Taylor (12th season at ODU, 237-124; 19th season overall, 378-190).
OPENER: Nov. 9 vs. Holy Cross.
5 GAMES TO WATCH: Dec. 7 vs. VCU; Dec. 22 vs. Virginia (Richmond); Jan. 2 vs. JMU; Feb. 4 vs. George Mason; Feb. 28 vs....
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 8:17 PM
In the post-game melee, a life-size cutout of Frank Hassell loomed over the Old Dominion fans celebrating on the court at the Richmond Coliseum.
The home-made likeness was attention-grabbing, but the real deal was even bigger.
Hassell had 22 points as...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Bruiser Flint has been text messaging with Shaka Smart. Jim Larranaga has been reliving one of his best memories, and Blaine Taylor has wondered, however briefly, 'What if?'
VCU's improbable run to the Final Four has stirred emotions throughout the...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:30 PM
RICHMOND — Gov. Bob McDonnell will never match predecessors Mark Warner and Doug Wilder for impact on sports, but the college basketball initiative he unveiled Wednesday carries exceptional promise for fans in Virginia.
The Governor's Holiday Hoops...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Once Ball State was eliminated in the semi-finals of the Mid-American Conference tournament Friday night, fans knew there would be four in-state schools selected for the NCAA Tournament. The highly anticipated Selection Sunday pairings show revealed...