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ODU men's hoops team projected to finish fifth in Conference USA

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Posted at 2:36 PM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 14:36:46-05

NORFOLK, Va. (ODUSports.com) – The Old Dominion men's basketball team was picked to finish fifth in the 2020-21 Conference USA Preseason Poll, as voted on by the league's 14 head coaches. WKU was deemed the 2020-21 Conference USA men's basketball preseason favorite for the third-straight year.

The Monarchs return four of their five starters and 86% of their scoring from last season.

Based on state and local guidelines, ODU plans to allow 1,000 ticketed fans in Chartway Arena per game. Seating will be socially-distanced and all tickets will be provided via mobile delivery. Seat locations will be determined by the ODAF priority point system.

Priority for purchasing tickets will be provided starting with ODAF members and season ticket holders from last year. Seat holders from the 2019-2020 season will be contacted via email today (Nov. 5) with further information and instructions for purchasing tickets.

2020-21 C-USA Preseason Poll (first-place votes)

1. WKU (11)

2. North Texas (3)

3. Marshall

4. UAB

5. Old Dominion

6. Charlotte

7. Louisiana Tech

8. UTEP

9. UTSA

10. Florida Atlantic

11. FIU

12. Middle Tennessee

13. Southern Miss

14. Rice

2020-21 C-USA Preseason Team

Jordan Shepherd, Charlotte

Jahmir Young, Charlotte

Taevion Kinsey, Marshall

Jarrod West, Marshall

Javion Hamlet, North Texas

Bryson Williams, UTEP

Jhivvan Jackson, UTSA

Keaton Wallace, UTSA

Taveion Hollingsworth, WKU

Charles Bassey, WKU