HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Old Dominion coach Jeff Jones says he never wanted his cancer diagnosis to affect the way his team approached the game.
Green lifts Old Dominion over WKU 62-56 for CUSA title
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Xavier Green and Ahmad Caver wore winners' basketball nets as necklaces Saturday night.
Green scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half to lead Old Dominion to a...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Xavier Green had 21 points, including a 3-point play with four seconds left and top-seeded Old Dominion rallied to edge fifth-seeded UAB 61-59 in the semifinals of the...
ODU faces UAB in CUSA semis
UAB (20-13, 12-8) vs. Old Dominion (24-8, 14-5)
Conference USA Conference Tourney Semifinals, Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas; Friday, 12:30 p.m. EDT
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ahmad Caver made a 3-pointer with 3.3 seconds remaining to lift Old Dominion past Louisiana Tech 57-56 in a Conference USA Tournament quarterfinal on Thursday...
La. Tech, ODU meet in CUSA quarters
No. 8 seed Louisiana Tech (20-12, 10-9) vs. No. 1 seed Old Dominion (23-8, 13-5)
Conference USA Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas; Thursday, 6 p.m....
Perry scores 14 to carry UAB past Old Dominion 64-50
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry posted 14 points and seven rebounds as UAB beat Old Dominion 64-50 on Saturday.
Lewis Sullivan had 12 points and eight rebounds for UAB (18-13, 10-8...
ODU looks to sweep UAB
Old Dominion (23-7, 13-4) vs. UAB (17-13, 9-8)
Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Old Dominion goes for the season sweep over UAB after winning the...
Draine carries Southern Miss over Old Dominion 59-52
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — LaDavius Draine had 18 points as Southern Mississippi defeated Old Dominion 59-52 on Wednesday night.
Tyree Griffin had 16 points and eight assists for Southern Miss...
ODU looks for home win vs Southern Miss
Southern Miss (17-11, 9-7) vs. Old Dominion (23-6, 13-3)
Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Old Dominion looks for its fourth straight...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Ahmad Caver had 13 points and 10 assists as Old Dominion won its first regular-season Conference USA title with a 65-64 victory over UTSA on Thursday night.
ODU looks to extend streak vs UTSA
Old Dominion (22-6, 12-3) vs. UTSA (15-12, 9-5)
UTSA Convocation Center, San Antonio; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Old Dominion looks for its seventh straight conference win...
Green lifts Old Dominion past Western Kentucky 67-63
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Xavier Green had a career-high 22 points as Old Dominion narrowly beat Western Kentucky 67-63 on Saturday.
Green hit 6 of 9 3-pointers. His 3-pointer tied the game at 63...
ODU looks to extend streak vs WKU
Western Kentucky (16-11, 9-5) vs. Old Dominion (21-6, 11-3)
Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Old Dominion looks for its sixth straight...
Caver scores 20 to carry Old Dominion past Charlotte 73-60
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver had 20 points as Old Dominion topped Charlotte 73-60 on Saturday.
B.J. Stith had 17 points for Old Dominion (21-6, 11-3 Conference USA), which won its fifth straight game. Xavier Green added 10 points and six rebounds.
Milos Supica had 16 points for the 49ers (6-19, 3-11). Jon Davis added 13 points. He also had 10 turnovers but only four assists. Malik Martin had 12 points.
Old Dominion beats UAB 70-59
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — B.J. Stith and Ahmad Caver scored 21 points apiece as Old Dominion beat UAB 70-59 on Thursday night.
Dajour Dickens had 12 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for Old Dominion (19-6, 9-3 Conference USA). Aaron Carver added nine rebounds.
Stith, Caver help Old Dominion beat Rice, stay atop C-USA
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — B.J. Stith hit a season-high five 3-pointers and finished with 28 points, Ahmad Caver added 17 points and 11 assists, and Old Dominion beat Rice 80-76 on Saturday night.
Justice Kithcart had 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, for ODU. The Monarchs (18-6, 8-3 Conference USA), who have won seven of their last eight, lead North Texas by a half-game in the conference standings.
Old Dominion cruises past North Texas 72-61
NORFOLF, Va. (AP) — Justice Kithcart had 13 points as Old Dominion topped North Texas 72-61 on Thursday night.
B.J. Stith had 12 points for Old Dominion (17-6, 7-3 Conference USA), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Kalu Ezikpe added 12 points and Xavier Green had 11.
Michael Miller had 17 points for the Mean Green (18-4, 6-3). Ryan Woolridge added 17 points and seven assists. Umoja Gibson had 14 points.
Old Dominion wins 5th straight, 50-48 over UTEP
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Justice Kithcart tied a career high with 16 points Thursday night and Old Dominion won its fifth straight with a 50-48 victory over UTEP.
The Monarchs (16-5, 6-2 Conference USA) blew an 11-point lead when UTEP's Efe Odigie made a pair of free throws to tie it at 48 with 1:19 left. B.J. Stith made two free throws to put Old Dominion back in front with 1:01 left.
Stith, Caver rally Old Dominion to fourth straight win
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — B.J. Stith scored 22 points, Ahmad Caver added 20 and Old Dominion beat Charlotte 76-70 on Monday for the Monarchs' fourth straight win.
Old Dominion (15-5, 5-2 Conference USA) made 29 of 33 free throws, including 23 of 27 in the second half when the Monarchs rallied from a 34-24 deficit with 52 points in the final 20 minutes, Stith scoring 17 points and Caver 16.
There were 63 free throws taken by both teams with Charlotte making 21 of 30.
Old Dominion tops Southern Miss for 12th win in 14 games
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver had 19 points, eight assists and four steals, B.J. Stith scored 17 with four 3-poitners and Old Dominion beat Southern Miss 78-60 on Saturday.
The Monarchs have claimed victory in 12 of their last 14 games.
Xavier Green added 13 points and five assists for Old Dominion (14-5, 4-2 Conference USA). The Monarchs hit 10 of 26 from 3-point range, 10 of 20 at the free-throw line and outrebounded Southern Miss 45-32.
Dickens’ dunk lifts Old Dominion over Louisiana Tech 64-63
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Dajour Dickens capped a back-and-forth finish by scoring the go-ahead basket on a dunk with 18 seconds left and Old Dominion beat Louisiana Tech 64-63 on Thursday night.
Ahmad Caver set up the winning play for the Monarchs (13-5, 3-2 Conference USA) with a drive into the lane and a feed to Dickens on the left baseline.
Amorie Archibald missed a pair of 3-point attempts in the final 10 seconds for the Bulldogs (13-6, 3-3).
Stapleton scores 23 points; FAU beats Old Dominion 80-73
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Xavian Stapleton scored 23 points for Florida Atlantic and the Owls beat Old Dominion for the first time at home, 80-73 on Thursday night.
FAU (11-5, 2-1 Conference USA) has won three of its last four games, while Old Dominion (11-5, 1-2) has lost two of three. It was just the second win in nine tries for the Owls in the series, and their sixth straight win at home.
Stith, Caver help Old Dominion rally past W. Kentucky 69-66
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — B.J. Stith and Ahmad Caver scored 19 and 18 points, respectively, and three consecutive 3-pointers pushed Old Dominion ahead by seven and the Monarchs held on to defeat Western Kentucky 69-66 Saturday night capping the school's biggest comeback.
Western Kentucky led 21-0 to start the game as ODU missed its first 12 shots and had two of them swatted away. Caver broke the drought more than nine minutes into the game and the Monarchs closed the distance to 39-32 by halftime.
West hits corner 3, Marshall breaks ODU’s 8-game streak
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore scored 20 points but it was one of his season-high 10 assists that helped Marshall upend Old Dominion 70-67 to open Conference USA play Thursday night.
Caver scores 21, Old Dominion rolls past Morgan State 76-53
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver scored 21 points with eight assists and Old Dominion snapped Morgan State's three-game win streak with a 76-53 victory on Saturday.
Caver was 9 of 15 from the field for the Monarchs (10-3). Marquis Godwin added 15 points, Xavier Green had 11 points and seven rebounds and Aaron Carver had 10 points and a career-high 20 rebounds.
Old Dominion shot 45 percent from the field compared to 28 percent for Morgan State and had a 48-31 rebounding edge.
Stith posts double-double to send ODU past Fairfield
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — B.J. Stith scored 28 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds and Old Dominion remained unbeaten at home beating Fairfield 79-69 on Sunday.
ODU (7-3) used a 12-2 run to start the second half for a 45-39 lead. Kalu Ezikpe converted a 3-point play and the Monarchs extended the lead to 50-41 with 14:33 remaining. Fairfield (2-8) staged a rally with a 17-7 run and went up 58-57 on Matija Milin's 3-point play 5½ minutes later.
Caver, Stith lead Old Dominion past William & Mary, 71-53
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver and B.J. Stith scored 20 points each, Caver had five assists and Stith grabbed 11 rebounds and Old Dominion defeated William & Mary 71-53 Wednesday night for a fourth straight win.
Marquis Godwin scored 14 points for the Monarchs (6-3), who are 4-0 at home.
Stith with 28 points, Old Dominion beats James Madison 67-42
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — B.J. Stith scored 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Old Dominion rolled to a 67-42 win over James Madison on Saturday night.
Stith was 12 of 16 from the field, including four 3-pointers, for the Monarchs (5-3). Ahmad Caver added 25 points and eight assists.
Old Dominion shot 45.5 percent from the field compared to 29 percent for James Madison.
Stith with 21 points as Old Dominion gets past VCU 62-52
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — B.J. Stith scored 21 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead Old Dominion past VCU 62-52 on Wednesday night.
Stith was just 5 of 19 from the field but made all eight of his free throws for the Monarchs (4-3). Ahmad Caver added 13 points with five rebounds and four assists and Xavier Green had nine points and six rebounds.
Caver’s 24 points spur Old Dominion past Navy 67-44
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver scored 24 points, B.J. Stith added 14 with eight rebounds and four assists and Old Dominion beat Navy 67-44 in Tuesday night's season opener, improving to 7-2 against the Midshipmen.
Caver and Stith, both named to the preseason Conference USA all-conference team, combined for seven of the Monarchs' 10 3-pointers. Xavier Green added 12 points with two steals, helping Old Dominion to score 12 points off of 14 forced turnovers.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — B.J. Stith scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Trey Porter added 18 points, including a go-ahead dunk late, and Old Dominion beat Louisiana Tech 62-58 in Thursday night's Conference USA Tournament quarterfinal.
Ahmad Caver scored 10 points with seven rebounds and eight assists for the No. 2 seed Monarchs (25-6), who face third-seeded Western Kentucky in a Friday semifinal.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver scored 22 points with four 3-pointers and eight assists and Old Dominion routed Florida International 79-53 on Saturday in the Conference USA regular-season finale for both teams.
Trey Porter scored 18 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and had three steals for the Monarchs (24-6, 15-3), who entered tied with Western Kentucky for second place and had already clinched a first-round bye in the 2018 C-USA Tournament. ODU has won eight of its last nine.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Trey Porter scored a career-high 29 points, including a critical 3-point play with 52 seconds left, and grabbed 12 rebounds to help Old Dominion beat Florida Atlantic 69-64 on Thursday night.
Randy Haynes scored 16 points and Brandan Stith added 10 points with 11 rebounds for Old Dominion (23-6, 14-3 Conference USA).
Western Kentucky beats Old Dominion 88-66, now 2nd in C-USA
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth scored 20 points and Justin Johnson added 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Western Kentucky completed a season sweep of Old Dominion, 88-66 to claim sole possession of second place in Conference USA Saturday night.
Western Kentucky (22-7, 14-2) came into the game tied with the Monarchs (22-6, 13-3) for second place behind Middle Tennessee. The Hilltoppers face the Blue Raiders Thursday and close out the regular season Saturday at UAB.
Old Dominion downs Marshall 84-79 behind Stith’s 21 points
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Brandan Stith scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Randy Haynes added 20 points with four 3-pointers and second-place Old Dominion beat fourth-place Marshall 84-79 on Thursday night to win its sixth straight and sweep the season series against the Thundering Herd.
Ahmad Caver scored 18 points, Trey Porter had 11 and B.J. Stith 10 for the Monarchs (22-5, 13-2 Conference USA).
Old Dominion thumps UTEP 82-33, sets school record
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Randy Haynes had 24 points and Ahmad Caver added 18 as Old Dominion set a school record for fewest points allowed in a game as the Monarchs thrashed UTEP 82-33 on Saturday night.
The lowest point total by an opponent before the Miners walked into the gym was 34 by Northeastern on January 5, 2011.
UTEP was never really in the game as the Monarchs jumped out to a 12-2 lead, pushed that 21-7 and ended the first half holding a 32-14 advantage.
Old Dominion cruises in 82-69 win over Louisiana Tech
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Ahmad Caver had 17 points, 10 assists and six steals as Old Dominion rolled to an 82-69 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night.
Old Dominion (19-5, 10-2 Conference USA) has won six of its last eight games. The Monarchs remain tied for second place in the conference standings with Western Kentucky, which beat Florida International. Louisiana Tech (15-11, 6-7) has lost two of its last three.
Old Dominion dials long distance in win over Southern Miss
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — B.J. Stith made four 3-pointers and scored 19 points with seven rebounds and Old Dominion shot better from outside the 3-point arc than inside it in a 68-63 victory over Southern Mississippi on Thursday night.
Old Dominion tops UAB 65-60 behind Haynes’ 16 points
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Randy Haynes scored 16 points with four 3-pointers, B.J. Stith, Ahmad Caver and Xavier Green added 11 points apiece, and Old Dominion held off UAB 65-60 on Saturday night.
Trey Porter scored 10 points with nine rebounds for the Monarchs (17-5, 8-2 Conference USA), who scored 23 points off of 18 Blazers turnovers.
Middle Tennessee beats Old Dominion 66-59
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Antwain Johnson scored 18 points, Nick King added 17 with 11 rebounds, and Middle Tennessee used a late run to beat Old Dominion 66-59 on Thursday night to remain in first place in Conference USA.
Giddy Potts scored 12 points for the Blue Raiders (17-5, 9-1), who hold a 1½ game lead on the Monarchs (16-5, 7-2) and a half-game lead and tie-breaker over Western Kentucky.
Old Dominion beats Charlotte 88-66, wins 4th straight
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Randy Haynes scored 24 points and Old Dominion rolled to an 88-66 victory over Charlotte on Saturday night.
Old Dominion (16-4, 7-1 Conference USA) has won four straight and 11 of its last 12 games. Charlotte (5-14, 1-7) has lost six in a row.
Caver sparks Old Dominion past Florida Atlantic 73-62
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Ahmad Caver tossed in 17 points and added seven rebounds, four assists and a career-high seven steals to propel Old Dominion to a 73-62 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
Old Dominion downs FIU behind Haynes
MIAMI (AP) — Randy Haynes scored 18 points, Trey Porter added 15, and Old Dominion beat Florida International 64-54 on Thursday night to win nine of its last 10 games
Ahmad Caver scored 12 points with nine assists and Brandan Stith grabbed 10 rebounds for the Monarchs (14-4, 5-1 Conference USA), who shot 43.1 percent from the floor and made 12 free throws.
Old Dominion holds off Marshall for 82-76 win
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Trey Porter scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Brandan Stith had 14 points with 14 boards, and Old Dominion held off a Marshall rally in the second half for an 82-76 win Saturday night.
Leading by as many as 22 after the break, Old Dominion (13-4, 4-1 Conference USA) had to scramble as Marshall steadily chipped away at the deficit, cutting the gap to 76-74 with 35 seconds to go on three free throws by Jon Elmore. But that was close as the Thundering Herd got.
Stith scores 26 points, Old Dominion beats Rice 82-75 in OT
HOUSTON (AP) — B.J. Stith scored 26 points with six of his 10-made shots from 3-point range and Old Dominion beat Rice 82-75 in overtime on Thursday night for its sixth straight win and coach Jeff Jones' 100th win at ODU.
Old Dominion cruises to 89-58 win over Charlotte
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver scored 22 points on 8-for-13 shooting to propel Old Dominion past Charlotte for an 89-58 win in a Conference USA opener Saturday night.
Trey Porter, B.J. Stith and Randy Haynes added 16 points apiece for Old Dominion, which shot 53 percent to pick up its fifth-straight win. The Monarchs (10-3) held Charlotte to just 16 points in the first half and forced 22 turnovers.
Stith brothers lead Old Dominion past Bowling Green 88-46
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Brandan Stith scored 21 points on 9-of-10 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds and younger brother B.J. Stith scored 15 to power Old Dominion to an 88-46 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday night in the first meeting between the schools.
Ahmad Caver finished with 10 points and eight assists for the Monarchs (7-3). Xavier Green came off the bench to score 14 on 5-of-6 shooting.
B.J. Stith’s 21 points, 10 boards lead Old Dominion in win
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — B.J. Stith had 21 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, Ahmad Caver added 14 points, six boards and 12 assists, and Old Dominion beat Richmond 79-60 on Wednesday night.
Richmond led 33-31 at halftime but Old Dominion opened the second half on a 20-0 run — with six points from Caver and capped by Brandan Stith's 3-point play. The Monarchs outscored Richmond 48-27 in the second half.