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Monarchs Host Gannon for Exhibition on Saturday at 2PM


Old Dominion vs. Gannon (Exhibition)
Game Info – Saturday, Nov. 6 at 2:00 p.m.
Location – Chartway Arena (Norfolk, Va.)
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NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion men's basketball team welcomes Gannon to Chartway Arena for an exhibition on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 2:00 p.m. Saturday's exhibition will not be streamed, but will air on the ODU Sports Radio Network beginning with the live pregame show at 1:30 p.m. Fans can also follow @ODU_MBB on Twitter for updates. Tickets can be purchased at
Kalu Ezikpe was named a Preseason All-Conference USA Honoree, while the Monarchs were picked to finish fifth in the Conference USA Preseason Poll. Last week, Ezikpe and teammate Jaylin Hunter were named team captains by ODU head coach Jeff Jones.
Joining, Ezikpe and Hunter as returners from last season are Conference USA Sixth Player of the Year, Austin Trice, as well as Mekhi Long, A.J. Oliver II and Brady O'Connell. Old Dominion added seven newcomers to the roster in the offseason.
To read more on this year's roster, check out Harry Minium's article by clicking here.
In 2020-21, Jones led ODU to a 15-8 overall record and an 11-5 mark in league play, which earned the Monarchs a No. 2 seed in the Conference USA Tournament and first round bye. Jones' 525 career victories rank 61st all-time for NCAA Division I wins by a head coach.
Since 2013-14, ODU ranks first in the league for overall road wins (54) and road wins within C-USA play (40). Old Dominion ranks second in the league for total wins (168) since 2013-14, as well as home victories (53) and overall C-USA wins (94). ODU is 92-23 (80.1 percent) when playing at Chartway Arena since Jones became ODU's head coach in 2013.
Gannon, a NCAA Division II program, is led by former ODU assistant coach of three years, Kelvin Jefferson. Gannon is coming off a 10-4 record during its condensed spring campaign in 2021. The Golden Knights ranked as high as No. 21 in the NABC Poll during the spring. Coming into the 2021-22 season, Gannon ranks 21st all-time in winning percentage among NCAA Division II programs (1279-740, .633). The Golden Knights return their top four scorers from a season ago.
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Men's and women's basketball season tickets for the upcoming 2021-22 season are available now at
Men's basketball season tickets cost $215 and include tickets for the Monarchs' exhibition on Nov. 6 and all 14 of ODU's regular season home games. Women's basketball season tickets cost $115 for adults and $250 for courtside seating and include tickets to all 15 of the Monarchs' home games. Special pricing is available for senior citizens, ODU faculty and staff, and members of the military. Call the ODU Ticket Office at 757-683-4444 to receive special pricing. New this season, fans can select season tickets for men's games in section 108 for the promotional price of $110. For women's games, fans can select season tickets from sections 107, 108, and 109 for the price of $75.
Season tickets represent a savings of more than $50 for men's games and $45 for women's games, over single-game tickets. Single-game ticket prices start at $18 for men's games and $11 for women's games, with special pricing for senior citizens, ODU faculty and staff, youth (12 and younger) and members of the military. ODU students can register for student tickets for free to any ODU men's and women's home game.