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Men's Basketball Opens 2023-24 Season With Va. Wesleyan Monday


Chaunce Jenkins

Virginia Wesleyan (17-9 in 2022-23) at Old Dominion (19-12)
: 7 p.m. – Monday
Where: Chartway Arena
Stream: ESPN+
Audio: ODU Sports Radio Network
NORFOLK, Va. – The 2023-24 Old Dominion men's basketball team opens its schedule on Monday night hosting Virginia Wesleyan University at 7 p.m. inside Chartway Arena.
The contest will be streamed on ESPN+ and will be broadcasted on the ODU Sports Radio Network starting at 6:30 p.m.
ODU was preseason picked third in the Sun Belt Conference and enters the 2023-24 season with six returnees and nine newcomers to the roster. Chaunce Jenkins was selected to the Sun Belt Preseason First Team All-Conference after averaging 13.3 points per game last season.
Returning from last season are: Jason WadeImo EssienDericko WilliamsCooper Jones and Bryce Baker along with Jenkins.
New faces include freshmen: Vasean AlletteYamari AlletteDani Pounds and Jaylen Jenkins. Transfers joining the team this year are: Tyrone Williams (Oregon), Devin Ceaser (Buffalo), RJ Blakney (Dayton), Leeroy Odiahi (Indian Hills CC) and Sam Hood (Brunswick CC).
Virginia Wesleyan was preseason picked fourth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and return 2023 All-Conference selection Omari Deveraux among several standouts from a 17-9 season last year.
Season Tickets Available through November 22
Men's and women's basketball season tickets for the upcoming 2023-24 season are available now at

Men's basketball season tickets start at $215 and include tickets for the Monarchs' exhibition on Oct. 25 and all 15 of ODU's regular season home games. Women's basketball season tickets cost $115 for adults and $500 for courtside seating and include tickets to all 16 of the Monarchs' home games. Call the ODU Ticket Office at 757-683-4444 to receive special pricing.

Season tickets represent a savings of more than $45 for women's games and $50 for men's games, over single-game tickets. Single-game tickets are now on sale as prices start at $15 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. Click here to purchase your single-game tickets. ODU students can register for student tickets for free to any ODU men's and women's home game.