Old Dominion Rumors & News

  • Point guard Te’Jon Lucas set to announce decision

    College Basketball Talk "One of the biggest stock risers during the month of July is set to make a decision, as point guard Te’Jon Lucas will commit on Wednesday. The native of Milwaukee will choose between his finalists of Illinois, Old Dominion and USC during a 5:30 p.m. CST press conference. The three-star Lucas..." September 16

  • ODU basketball player suspended after being charged with assaulting student

    Hampton Roads "Javonte Douglas, a reserve forward who played a key role in Old Dominion’s late-season run to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals, was suspended from the team after being arrested and charged with assaulting a student. Douglas was arrested on June 7 and charged with a felony count of..." June 29

  • Old Dominion lands second transfer in three days

    College Basketball Talk "Old Dominion head coach Jeff Jones has been busy in the transfer “market,” as he’s managed to reel in commitments from guard B.J. Stith (Virginia) and Austin Colbert (Illinois). Two days after landing Colbert it was reported that ODU received a commitment from a third transfer in the form of..." May 09

  • ODU basketball gets Illinois transfer Austin Colbert

    Hampton Roads "The remaking of Old Dominion's basketball roster continued Tuesday, as the Monarchs signed Illinois transfer Austin Colbert, a 6-foot-9 forward from Chesapeake who played high school ball in New Jersey. Colbert averaged just 1.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in two seasons for the Illini but was..." May 06

  • Two former college basketball players considering NFL route

    College Basketball Talk "Professional football franchises looking to college basketball for diamonds in the rough is something that’s occurred with greater frequency in recent years. Last year Erik Swoope, who played college basketball at Miami, spent the entire season in the Indianapolis Colts’ practice squad and former..." April 16

  • ODU suspends 3 from men's, women's hoop teams

    Hampton Roads "Two starters from the Old Dominion women's basketball team and a highly regarded newcomer on the men's team have been suspended indefinitely over a physical confrontation in a dorm room in late August. Asked Wednesday about the Aug. 30 incident, athletic director Wood Selig and other ODU..." October 10

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Tulane's comeback try falls short at Old Dominion

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Jonathan Stark scored 21 and teammate Lou Dabney poured in 17, but it wasn’t enough for Tulane to overtake Old Dominion late in Norfolk on Saturday night. The Monarchs held on to win 70-64, snapping the Green Wave’s two-game winning streak. The Green Wave fell to 11-10 overall and 3-3 in..." January 28

  • FAU falters down the stretch in 65-60 loss to Old Dominion

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "FAU led the first 35 minutes of their Saturday night contest against Old Dominion, but the Owls' poor free-throw shooting and 15 turnovers let the Monarchs storm back to steal a 65-60 conference road win in the final minutes. FAU (6-12, 2-2) led by as many as 10 points in the second half, but..." January 19