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ODU men's hoops hosts William & Mary in home opener

Chartway Arena, Norfolk
Posted at 11:20 AM, Nov 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-28 11:20:18-05

NORFOLK, Va. (ODUSports.com) – The Old Dominion men's basketball team (0-1, 0-0 C-USA) will host William & Mary (0-0, 0-0 CAA) for the Monarchs 2020-21 home opener on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 7:00 p.m. EST. Saturday night's game will be streamed for FREE on www.ODUSports.com.

Saturday evening's contest will also air across the ODU Sports Radio Network, with Ted Alexander and Billy Mann's live pregame show beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Live Stats link for Saturday's game against William & Mary: CLICK HERE.

Saturday night marks the 92nd all-time meeting between these two schools, as ODU leads the all-time series 68-23. These two programs last met last season in Williamsburg, in a game the Tribe claimed a 63-46 victory. This series dates all the way back to the 1968-69 season, when ODU won the first ever meeting by an 80-65 score. This will be the 48th consecutive season that Old Dominion has played William & Mary.

ODU's Kalu Ezikpe scored a career-high 19 points (8-13 FG), to compliment a 13-rebound double-double at Maryland in the season opener on Wednesday afternoon. Ezikpe also had three steals and one block. Malik Curry went for 17 points, three rebounds and three assists. A.J. Oliver II chipped in eight points.

In 2019-20, W&M head coach Dane Fischer, led the Tribe to its best regular season in 70 years. W&M's 21 wins in 2019-20 ranked fourth in program history and were the second-most for a rookie head coach in the country. For his efforts, he took home Coach of the Year honors from the CAA.

William & Mary was picked to finish 10th in the 2020-21 CAA Preseason Poll.