Senior salute: ODU, newly-minted C-USA men’s hoops champ, hosts home finale

B.J. Stith

NORFOLK, Va. (ODUSports.com) – The Old Dominion men’s basketball team (23-and-6, 13-and-3 C-USA) will host Southern Miss (17-and-11, 9-and-7 C-USA) on Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m. The game will stream exclusively on “Live Conference USA’s” Facebook page, as it will be a CBS Sports Network production. Wednesday night will mark Senior Night for Ahmad Caver, B.J. Stith and Elbert Robinson III. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:45 p.m. for the Senior Night ceremony.

The Monarchs have won seven in a row, 12 of their 13 games and 21 of their last 24.

Ahmad Caver flexes.

Wednesday’s game will air across the ODU Sports Radio Network, with Ted Alexander and Dave Twardzik’s live pregame show beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Last Thursday in San Antonio, Old Dominion clinched the Conference USA regular season title and secured the No. 1 seed for next week’s C-USA Tournament in Frisco. For more information on the C-USA Tournament, please CLICK HERE.

ALL-TIME SERIES vs. SOUTHERN MISS
-Wednesday will mark the 13th all-time meeting between these two schools.
-ODU owns the all-time series, 10-2.
-ODU defeated USM earlier this season in Norfolk, 76-62.
-ODU has won three in a row against USM.
-These two schools first met during the 1969-70 season.
-ODU won the first six meetings between these two schools.
-ODU is 6-1 at home all-time against USM.

Ahmad Caver, ODU men's basketball

INSIDE THE NUMBERS
-The Monarchs rank 8th in the nation for holding teams to 38.7% shooting from the floor for the season.
-Old Dominion’s defense ranks 8th in the country for scoring defense, allowing just 61.2 points per game.
-ODU’s 39.55 rebounds per game rank 21st in Division I.
-Old Dominion’s 5.7 rebound margin ranks 27th in the nation.

Season Ticket Swap - Season Ticket Holder Appreciation Game
Attention all ODU men’s basketball season ticket holders. Available now, season ticket holders may redeem unused game tickets for General Admission seat to the men’s game versus Southern Miss on Wednesday, March 6 as part of our Season Ticket Holder Appreciation Game. Redeem your tickets now at the Constant Center Box Office or at the Ticket Window prior to the game while supplies last. Help us fill the Ted!

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