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Men's Basketball Starts Busy Week At FAU Tuesday Night


GAME 23 – Old Dominion (9-13, 4-5) vs. Florida Atlantic (14-9, 7-3)
Date: February 8 – 6 p.m.
Location: Boca Raton, Fla.
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NORFOLK, Va. -- The Old Dominion men's basketball team will hit the road for an important week of games starting with a makeup contest at Florida Atlantic on Tuesday night at 6 p.m.  This game is a makeup from a Jan. 1 game postponed due to COVID-19 issues.
ODU (9-13, 4-5) enters the game after falling 77-60 to Western Kentucky on Saturday night.  C.J. Keyser leads the team in scoring averaging 15 points per game, while Austin Trice follows him at 12.1 points per game and leads in rebounding at 7.8 per contest.  Joining those two in double figures is Kalu Ezikpe at 11.3 points per game and is third in rebounding at 6.8 per game.  Jaylin Hunter is averaging 9.9 points and leads the team in assists at 4.5 per game.
The Monarchs are averaging 66.8 points and allowing the same.  From the field, ODU is hitting .436 while opponents are hitting at a .425 clip.  Behind the arc, ODU is hitting .303 while allowing opponents a .353 clip.  They're outrebounding opponents 36.8 to 33.1 per game.
Florida Atlantic (14-9, 7-3) is currently in first place in the East Division after defeating Southern Mississippi 84-57 on Saturday.  Michael Forest leads the Owls in scoring at 14.13 points per game, while Alijah Martin is averaging 13.9 points and leads the team in rebounding at 5.6 per game.  Bryan Greenlee rounds out the double figure scorers at 10.5 points per game and leads in assists at 3.55 per game.
The Owls are averaging 75.48 points per game, while allowing 67.65.  They're shooting .463 from the field, while opponents hit .438 from the field against them.  From the 3-point line, FAU hits .364 and allows opponents to hit .364.  At the foul line, they hit .706 while opponents hit .685.  On the boards, FAU outrebounds its opponents 37.2 to 31.7 per game.
In the all-time series, ODU leads 11-3 with wins in both meetings last season. 
The road run continues to Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Thursday night when ODU tangles with Middle Tennessee at 7 p.m.