#94 Old Dominion Monarchs: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season.

We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers, incoming freshmen, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

In the ever evolving landscape of college athletics, the Old Dominion Monarchs enter their final year as members of the Colonial Athletic Association.  ODU will move to Conference USA next season and should once again be in the title picture in their swan song year in the CAA.

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#49 Old Dominion Monarchs: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series.  Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days.  We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

Blaine Taylor has built the Old Dominion Monarchs into highly competitive mid-major program.  ODU has made the NCAA Tournament four of the past seven seasons and have a .750 winning percentage in the Colonial Athletic Association during that span.  The Monarchs do lose four starters from last year but should still be a threat to win the CAA and head back to the Big Dance.

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2011 NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch

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We are hitting the stretch run of the college basketball season and teams are trying to improve their resume and pick up some key wins to help their NCAA Tournament hopes.  Here are some crucial games this week featuring bubble teams that could make or break their chances of being selected for the Field of 68Click here for my latest bracketology.

By: David Kay
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99 in 99: #49 Old Dominion Monarchs

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The Sports Bank’s “99 in 99” has passed the halfway point so it is all smooth sailing from here until the start of the season.  Our on-going series ranks the 72 power conference college basketball teams and top 27 mid-majors.  Dangerous mid-major Old Dominion comes in at #49.  Click here if you missed teams #50-#99.

By: David Kay
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