2010-11 Men's Basketball News

  • Saluting the Winter Scholar-Athletes
    March 30, 2011
    Five student-athletes from Old Dominion Athletic Conference member schools earned a 2011 ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete Award during the winter athletic schedule. Farm Bureau Insurance is the proud presenter of each award for the ODAC's 22 sponsored sports.
  • Postseason Awards for ODAC Men's Hoops
    March 25, 2011
    Randolph College head coach Clay Nunley (pictured) turned his first ODAC Coach of the Year Award into the NABC South Region top coaching honor. He heads a list of postseason accolades for ODAC men's hoops, including a pair of All-America honors for EMU's Todd Phillips and a national Rookie of the Year award for VWC's D.J. Woodmore.
  • NABC/Reese's Division III All-Star Game
    March 16, 2011
    The NABC announced rosters today for the Reese’s® Division III College All-Star game, which will played as part of the 2011 NCAA® Division III men’s basketball championships, March 19, at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va. The senior all-star players were nominated by coaches and selected by a panel of coaches representing each region in Division III.
  • VWC Falls to Williams in Sectionals
    March 12, 2011
    Williams College's Ephs produced the points when they needed them down the stretch Friday, pulling away from the Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins in the final four minutes to post a 79-73 victory in a regional semifinal contest at Williams. WC moves on to face Amherst on Saturday for a spot in Salem. VWC ends its season with a 25-5 record.
  • R-MC's NCAA Run Halted by St. Mary's
    March 05, 2011
    Randolph-Macon saw its season come to end Saturday night with a 68-53 road loss to St. Mary's of Maryland in the second round of the 2011 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament. The Yellow Jackets finish the season with a 25-5 record, marking the fourth straight season and fifth in the six years that R-MC has posted at least 20 victories.
  • VWC Completes Comeback Against F&M
    March 05, 2011
    Virginia Wesleyan trailed by as much as 11 points in the second half on Saturday evening, but a furious 21-5 run near the end of the contest helped the Marlins knock off Franklin & Marshall, 79-71, in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament. VWC will face Williams College next weekend in the Round of 16.
  • R-MC Rallies for OT Victory
    March 04, 2011
    No. 6 Randolph-Macon rallied from seven points with just over one minute to go in regulation to tie the game and win in overtime 62-59 over Alvernia in the first round of the 2011 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament. R-MC will face No. 13 St. Mary's at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday with a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line.
  • Marlins Overpower Aggies in NCAA Win
    March 04, 2011
    Donald Vaughn (pictured) led four Marlins in double-figures on Friday evening as Virginia Wesleyan rolled to a 93-63 victory over Delaware Valley College in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament. VWC moves on to face Franklin & Marshall on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.
  • VWC Hosting, R-MC Heads to St. Mary's
    February 28, 2011
    Virginia Wesleyan and Randolph-Macon are headed to the NCAA Division III Tournament, as announced on www.ncaa.com on Monday afternoon. The Marlins will host first and second round games on campus at the Batten Center while ODAC champion R-MC heads north for the second straight year to St. Mary's (Md.).
  • R-MC Wins Fourth ODAC Title
    February 27, 2011
    Randolph-Macon shot 55.6-percent from the floor and had four players in double figures as the Yellow Jackets topped Randolph College, 68-43, in the 2011 ODAC Men's Basketball Championship Game. R-MC earns the ODAC's automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Tournament, which begins next weekend as sites yet to be determined.
  • Randolph Stuns VWC, Heads to Finals
    February 26, 2011
    Pete Hamilton canned five three-pointers to help Randolph reach its first ODAC title game with an upset victory over top-seeded Virginia Wesleyan, 80-76, in the first semifinal of the ODAC Men's Basketball Tournament. The fifth-seeded WildCats will square off with second-seeded Randolph-Macon for the conference crown at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday in the Salem.
  • R-MC Heads to Second Straight Title Game
    February 26, 2011
    Randolph-Macon kept Eastern Mennonite at bay most of the evening, paving its way towards a 90-79 victory and the second straight berth in the ODAC title game. Danny Jones led all scorers with 27 points as he went 13-of-16 from the stripe. R-MC will face Randolph College on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. for the ODAC crown.
  • Va. Wesleyan Shoots Past W&L into Semis
    February 25, 2011
    Virginia Wesleyan shot a scorching 67.1-percent from the field in out-gunning Washington and Lee, 98-78, in the first quarterfinal of the ODAC Men's Basketball Tournament. The Generals also shot well, hitting 50-percent of their field goals. The Marlins move on to face either Randolph or Guilford in the semifinals on Saturday.
  • Randolph Records First Tourney Win
    February 25, 2011
    Randolph College saw a 20-point first half lead evaporate into a one-point nail-biter with under a minute to play before holding off Guilford, 75-72, to record its first ODAC tournament win. The WildCats will square off with top-seeded Virginia Wesleyan in the semifinals on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. in the Salem Civic Center.
  • Randolph-Macon Outlasts Roanoke
    February 25, 2011
    Randolph-Macon College withstood a gritty effort from Roanoke College in advancing to the semifinals with a 63-56 win in the third quarterfinal of the ODAC Men's Basketball Tournament. The Yellow Jackets will meet Eastern Mennonite in the semifinals at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday in the Salem Civic Center.
  • Crawford Put-Back Propels EMU into Semis
    February 25, 2011
    Eli Crawford saved EMU from completely squandering a 16-point first half advantage with a put-back of his own miss with 1.8-seconds to play to propel the Royals past H-SC, 76-75, in the fourth quarterfinal of the ODAC Men's Basketball Tournament. Third-seeded EMU will meet second-seeded R-MC in the semifinals at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday in the Salem Civic Center.
  • ODAC Podcast: February 24, 2011
    February 24, 2011
    We're heavy into championship week as the men's and women's basketball tournament is just about underway with the first women's quarterfinal of the day. And if that weren't enough, track is set to hit the indoor facility at Liberty for its championship on Friday. Brad and J.J. take the time to speak of each in this edition of the ODAC Podcast.
  • Phillips, Nunley Headline Men's Hoops Awards
    February 24, 2011
    EMU's Todd Phillips garnered the ODAC Kurt Axe Player of the Year honor to head the men's basketball awards. Randolph's Clay Nunley was tabbed the Bob Johnson Coach of the Year. VWC's D.J. Woodmore received ODAC Freshman of the Year accolades and Randolph's Colton Hunt was selected as the scholar-athlete.
  • Generals Advance With Win Over LC
    February 22, 2011
    The No. 9 seed Washington and Lee men's basketball team used a 16-4 run to open the second half as it pulled away for a 66-51 victory over the No. 8 seed Lynchburg Hornets on Tuesday evening in the opening round of the ODAC Tournament at Turner Gymnasium.
  • Roanoke Downs Bridgewater In First Round
    February 22, 2011
    Roanoke College overcame an 11-point deficit with 11-minutes left to down Bridgewater, 72-69 in the first round of the ODAC Tournament Tuesday evening at the Bast Center. The Maroons move onto the ODAC Quarterfinals and improve to 12-14 on the year, while the Eagles end their year with an 8-18 mark.
  • H-SC Posts a 71-61 Win Over E&H
    February 22, 2011
    Hampden-Sydney College used a 12-4 run midway through the second half and never looked back as it claimed a 71-61 victory over Emory & Henry College in the First Round of the ODAC Tournament.
  • ODAC Players of the Week: Feb. 21, 2010
    February 21, 2011
    On the eve of a pair of championships, 12 athletes earn weekly honors. Those individuals include: Jay Thompson, BC; Ami Hutcherson, GC; Sammy Stuart, GC; Caitlin Dolby, LC; Todd Phillips, EMU; Kala Yoders, EMU; Randy Lott, VWC; Erica Garber, EMU; Micah Keller, HSC; Emmy Mathews, W&L; Tyler Mercier, GC; Ellen Yeatman, W&L.
  • ODAC Men's Tournament Seeds Set
    February 19, 2011
    Virginia Wesleyan enters the ODAC Men’s Basketball Tournament as the top seed for the first time since 2007, earning the event’s top billing thanks to head-to-head tie-breaker over second seeded Randolph-Macon. Eastern Mennonite and Guilford hold down the third and fourth seeds while Randolph earns its first trip to Salem in program history as the fifth seed.
  • ODAC Players of the Week: Feb. 14, 2010
    February 14, 2011
    Baseball joins the list of ODAC weekly awards as the 2011 spring season entered its second week of action. This week's honorees include: Joseph Lucas (BC), Jacob Pierce (VWC), W&L men's 4x400 relay team, Carmen Graves (RC), Harrison George (H-SC) and Becca Bolton (W&L)
  • ODAC Podcast: February 11, 2011
    February 11, 2011
    This edition of the ODAC Podcast finds the swimming championships underway at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center. R-MC head coach Ben Delia chimes in to discuss the three-day affair. Also joining the show is Randolph men's hoops coach Clay Nunley to talk about his team's progess this year and the upcoming ODAC tournament.
  • ODAC Players of the Week: Feb. 7, 2010
    February 07, 2011
    ODAC student-athletes continued to perform at a high level as the winter season winds down to its final few weeks. This week's weekly honorees include: Taylor Wieczorek (R-MC), Todd Phillips (EMU), Eric Van Brunk (LC) and Caitlin Walton (LC).
  • VWC and R-MC In Regional Rankings
    February 04, 2011
    The NCAA released its first set of regional rankings for men’s basketball on Wednesday with the ODAC earning the top two spots. Virginia Wesleyan sits atop the poll in the South Region, followed closely by ODAC counterpart Randolph-Macon College.
  • ODAC Players of the Week: Jan. 31, 2010
    January 31, 2011
    One more week of the winter season is in the books with programs in all sports starting to gear towards their respective championship events. This week's ODAC Players of the Week include: Jessica Gibbs (LC), James Bell (LC), Tracilynn Babington (RMC), Nate Campbell (LC) and Jordan Burkholder (BC).
  • ODAC Podcast: January 28, 2011
    January 28, 2011
    Brad and J.J. spend some time focusing on men's and women's basketball with the glint of the upcoming tournament lingering ahead. Roanoke-area do-it-all media personality Dave Ross chimes in to speak of a new radio show beginning this weekend. R-MC women's hoops guard Maggie Roy also joins the podcast to talk about the Yellow Jackets.
  • Randolph 'Team of the Week' on Hoopsville
    January 28, 2011
    Randolph men's basketball head coach, Clay Nunley (pictured), was featured on Hoopsville, an Internet radio show focusing on D3 basketball across the nation. The show, supported by www.d3hoops.com, selected Randolph as its team of the week. Click the headline to be taken to the archive of the Thursday's show featuring Coach Nunley.
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