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Men's Basketball Starts Road Swing At East Carolina Tuesday


Game 8 – Old Dominion (3-4) at East Carolina (5-2)
Date: Nov. 30, 2021 – 7 pm
Location: Minges Coliseum – Greenville, N.C.
Stream: ESPN+
Audio – ODU Sports Radio Network

NORFOLK, Va. – Coming off a dramatic 62-61 win over Longwood on Friday, the Old Dominion men's basketball team starts a stretch of four of their next five games on the road by visiting East Carolina on Tuesday night.
This is a rematch of the second game in the Myrtle Beach Invitational when the Pirates defeated Old Dominion (3-4) 73-60 on November 19.  In that contest, Kalu Ezikpe had 16 points to lead Old Dominion and Charles Smith IV added 12.
Old Dominion rallied in the second half against Longwood and used a Mekhi Long buzzer-beating layup to score the 62-61 win on Friday.  Long had a career-best 18 points to go with four blocked shots, while C.J. Keyser added 12 to lead the win.
The Monarchs are led in scoring by Keyser averaging 12.0 points per game, while Ezikpe is averaging 11.3 points and a team high 6.7 rebounds per game.  Jaylin Hunter is just off the double figure group averaging 9.7 points per contest, while leading in assists (4.2) and steals (2.1) per game.
East Carolina (5-2) enters the game off a buzzer-beating 70-68 win over Coppin State on Saturday.  Tristen Newton leads the team in scoring (19.9 ppg), free throw percentage (.853) and assists (4.4 apg), while Brandon Suggs joins him in double figures at 12.3 per game.  Brandon Johnson leads the Pirates in rebounding at 9.1 per contest.
Up Next
Old Dominion will head north to Fairfax to face George Mason on Saturday at 7 pm.
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