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  • Has it really been 10 years since HU's shocker over Iowa State in the NCAA tournament?

    On that historic night in Boise, Lauren Merfeld was 2 years old. Her little brother, Andrew, wouldn't be born for another four months. But when March rolls around every year, they see the evidence. Whenever CBS shows clips of past NCAA tournament shining...
  • On Campus: ODU takes show on road

    As evidenced last year in New Orleans and proven again today in Washington, D.C., Blaine Taylor's one-man one-liner show travels pretty well. Taylor, Old Dominion's often irreverant coach, took the stage at the Verizon Center for a press conference the...
  • Tourney talk: Morehead's upset, more Packer and the Tweetup

    Tourney talk: Morehead's upset, more Packer and the Tweetup
    The first real day of the NCAA tournament hasn't disappointed. We've seen a few close games, a couple of buzzer-beaters and one Cinderella step forward with a big upset. And I got paid to watch it all while eating chicken wings at Hightopps, so today...
  • Good season not good enough for Old Dominion

    By any measure, this season ranks among the best in Old Dominion's three-plus decades of Division I basketball. But it wasn't quite good enough. Such are the program's lofty standards under coach Blaine Taylor. Such were the reasonable goals for a...
  • Last-second tipin lifts Butler past ODU 60-58 in NCAA second round

    Last-second tipin lifts Butler past ODU 60-58 in NCAA second round
    In a game full of bad bounces for Old Dominion, the most devastating was the very last. Matt Howard's putback just before the final buzzer gave Butler a 60-58 win against the Monarchs in the first round of Thursday's Southeast regional, dashing ODU's...
  • Old Dominion's senior class is one to remember with 97 victories in 4 years

    As Colonial Athletic Conference commissioner Tom Yeager walked through a downcast Old Dominion locker room, shaking hands and commending Monarch players on their 27-win season, ODU junior guard Kent Bazemore had a message for him. "We'll be back,"...
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  • Your turn: Who are you rooting for in the Final Four?

    Your turn: Who are you rooting for in the Final Four?
    Chances are your brackets are sufficiently busted after VCU knocked off Kansas on Sunday to set up a very unlikely Final Four. But with little bracket bias left, we can sit back and enjoy what should be an intriguing four-team tournament this weekend....
  • Breaking down VCU-Butler — with a little help from ODU's Blaine Taylor

    Anyone who's ever heard Blaine Taylor turn a phrase in his often off-the-wall vernacular knows the Old Dominion men's basketball coach has a unique perspective. In the case of Saturday's Final Four matchup between VCU and Butler, that perspective includes...
  • ODU's Bazemore named Driesell National Defensive Player of the Year

    Old Dominion guard Kent Bazemore was named the 2011 Lefty Driesell National Defensive Player of the Year. See below for the press release: Old Dominion University junior guard Kent Bazemore (Kelford, NC.) has been named to the 2011 Lefty Driesell...
  • Skeen saw potential in Rams

    Skeen saw potential in Rams
    When Jamie Skeen left Wake Forest, four other basketball programs offered him lifelines: Marquette, Seton Hall and South Florida of the Big East, and VCU. "I thought all those other schools were better than VCU," Skeen said. "But I saw VCU as having a...