ODAC Men's Basketball News Archive
2019-20 ODAC Men's Basketball News
|December 9, 2019
The winter season is in full swing for a week between the holiday seasons with indoor track & field opening its season and joining basketball and swimming for this weekly report. Those earning weekly honors in men's and women's basketball, men's and women's indoor field, men's and women's indoor track, and men's and women's swimming are Miles Mallory from Randolph-Macon men's basketball, Peyton Murphy from Sweet Briar swimming, Zach Stephan from Hampden-Sydney swimming, Kayla Surles from Hollins basketball, Julian Douglas and Sammi Woods from Lynchburg track & field (field athletes), Jaylyn lane from Virginia Wesleyan track & field (track athlete), and Alex Shadkhoo from Lynchburg track & field (track athlete).
|December 2, 2019
Thanksgiving week may have limited the number of sports in action to basketball and the amount of games in play, but that certainly didn't keep ODAC athletes from lighting up the scoreboard. Those earning weekly honors in men's and women's basketball are Peyton Williams from Emory & Henry and Christopher Chaney from Shenandoah.
|November 25, 2019
The holiday season is fast approaching, but don't tell ODAC athletes a lull in play is looming as they continue to post several impressive outings. Those earning weekly honors in men's and women's basketball and men's and women's swimming include (headshots; from top and left-right) Buzz Anthony from Randolph-Macon men's basketball, Sydney McKinney from Emory & Henry women's basketball, and Emily Hageboeck and Patrick Sullivan from Washington and Lee swimming.
2018-19 ODAC Men's Basketball News
|April 29, 2019
Ben Thompson was formally introduced as head men's basketball coach at Emory & Henry College by Director of Athletics Anne Crutchfield at a press conference on Bob Johnson Court inside the King Center Monday afternoon.
|April 17, 2019
Prior to the 2018-19 Division III basketball seasons, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced a continued partnership with V University virtual campus for supporting cancer research. Following a successful first year of participation, the ODAC men’s and women’s basketball programs built upon the momentum from 2017-18 by conducting events in conjunction with select home games to benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, as well as a few other subsidiaries and causes. Through those events, conference schools generated more than $6,900 of charitable donations in addition to programming efforts to support both organizations.
|April 4, 2019
Hampden-Sydney College Director of Athletics Chad Eisele has announced the appointment of Caleb Kimbrough as the College's new men's basketball head coach. The head coach at Huntingdon (Ala.) College since the 2016-17 season, Kimbrough becomes the 19th head coach in the 109-year history of the storied Hampden-Sydney program. The Chapel Hill, North Carolina native is no stranger to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), having played four years at Guilford (N.C.) College and coached six years with the Quakers and one year at Washington and Lee University
2017-18 ODAC Men's Basketball News
|April 6, 2018
Prior to the 2017-18 Division III basketball seasons, the ODAC announced a new partnership with V University virtual campus for supporting cancer research. As proud as the conference members were to announce the relationship, it doesn't match the satisfaction following the success of the first year's worth of sponsored events.
|March 21, 2018
Roanoke College forward Josh Freund headlines the list of postseason men's basketball awards for ODAC players this season. He was tabbed a Second Team All-American by the National Assocation of Basketball Coaches (NABC), his first such honor.
|March 14, 2018
Washington and Lee University guard Nicholas George added a very unique honor to his career list of plaudits on Wednesday afternoon as he was named a Second Team Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). George is the fourth men's basketball player in Generals' history to earn Academic All-America laurels and the first since Michael Holt '91 in 1991.
2016-17 ODAC Men's Basketball News
|May 17, 2017
Shenandoah University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Doug Zipp announced Wednesday that Adam Walsh has been hired as the Hornets new head men's basketball coach.
|March 31, 2017
In the 10th edition of the ODAC 40 features, we head about an hour east of the ODAC office to Hampden-Sydney to talk about a historic men's basketball team. The 1998-99 Tigers made a run all the way to the national championship game and finished as the Division III runner-up after a double-overtime thriller against Wisconsin-Platteville.
|March 4, 2017
Anthony Richardson and Keith Richardson scored 19 points apiece in seventh-ranked Marietta College's 88-64 win over 23rd-ranked Guilford College in Saturday's NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament second-round game.
2015-16 ODAC Men's Basketball News
|May 19, 2016
The Randolph College Athletic Department is pleased to announce Pete Hamilton '11 as the second head coach in the history of the men's basketball program at Randolph. Hamilton brings with him a wealth of experience in the region as well as a WildCat.
|April 21, 2016
Roanoke College Director of Athletics Scott Allison announced Thursday that Clay Nunley has been hired as the College's 10th Head Men's Basketball Coach. No stranger to the ODAC, Nunley comes to Salem after nine seasons at the helm of the men's basketball program at Randolph College, where he has guided the WildCats since the program's inception in 2007.
|March 22, 2016
Page Moir, the winningest men's basketball coach in Roanoke College history, announced Tuesday he is stepping down after 27 seasons at the helm of the Roanoke program to pursue other opportunities. During his tenure in Salem, Moir led the Maroons to 428 wins which is tops among current ODAC coaches. Moir's teams won three ODAC championships, made six trips to the NCAA Tournament and had five seasons with 20 or more wins.
2014-15 ODAC Men's Basketball News
|August 20, 2015
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2014-15 ODAC Sportsmanship Teams in each of the 17 winter and spring sports sponsored by the conference. This marks the sixth year the league has recognized these fine student-athletes for their excellence in sportsmanship.
|April 30, 2015
Former Randolph-Macon assistant and Salisbury head coach Josh Merkel has returned to Ashland to lead the Yellow Jackets’ men’s basketball program. Merkel, just the fifth head coach of R-MC men's basketball since 1956, was an assistant at R-MC during the 2010-11 season under former head coach Nathan Davis.
|April 27, 2015
Bridgewater College director of athletics Curt Kendall has announced the hiring of Shawn Postiglione as the school's new head men's basketball coach. Postiglione has eight years of experience as a Division I and III assistant, and over the past five seasons in Division III his teams have compiled a winning percentage of 77.5 and claimed three conference championships. He most recently completed his first year as the lead assistant at Randolph-Macon College.
2013-14 ODAC Men's Basketball News
|April 10, 2014
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2013-14 ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Teams in each of the fall and winter sports sponsored by the conference. This marks the fifth year the league has recognized these fine student-athletes for their excellence in sportsmanship.
|March 22, 2014
Carey Harveycutter, a lifelong resident of Salem, Va., and long-time director of civic facilities for the City of Salem, is the recipient of the 2014 NABC Cliff Wells Appreciation Award from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The award will be presented to Harveycutter during the 2014 NCAA® Men’s Division III Basketball Championships March 21-22 in Salem.
|March 14, 2014
History continues to repeat itself for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team. The Marlins advanced to the NCAA Division III Sweet 16 for the fourth straight year and had its roll toward a berth in the final four halted by the host team. In 2011 it was a 79-73 loss at Williams College, in 2012 a 76-62 setback at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and in 2013 an 84-75 loss at Williams. This time around, it was the University of Mary Washington that came up with the big stop, holding off the Marlins for 74-70 win Friday on the Eagles' court.
2012-13 ODAC Men's Basketball News
|May 31, 2013
A pair of Lynchburg, Va., based schools saw one of their student-athletes earn the conference's top honors in a vote of the ODAC Board of Directors at the recently completed annual league meetings. Lynchburg College field hockey standout Shelly Milks was recognized as the Marjorie Berkley Award winner, while Randolph College men's basketball star Colton Hunt was tabbed the winner of the Harry G. "Doc" Jopson Award.
|May 15, 2013
Emory & Henry College has hired David Willson as Head Men's Basketball Coach, Director of Athletics Myra Sims announced Wednesday afternoon at a press conference. Willson becomes the fifth coach to lead the Wasps during the Old Dominion Athletic Conference era (since 1976-77).
|May 7, 2013
Former Roanoke College standout Frankie Allen '67 was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame at the 42nd Annual Induction Banquet at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center on April 27. He joins more than 350 athletes, coaches, administrators, educators and journalists who have made a major impact on the world of sports in the state of the Virginia.
|March 27, 2012
The NABC and D3hoops.com recently announced their All-Region and All-America teams, of which the ODAC was well-represented. Virginia Wesleyan sophomore guard D.J. Woodmore earned an All-America nod from each outlet, heading a group of five ODAC men’s basketball players and coaches that were honored.
|March 9, 2012
Chris Teasley (pictured) scored 21 of his game-high 27 points after halftime, including seven in overtime, as the Marlins battled back-and-forth with Whitworth University in securing a spot in the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament quarterfinals with a 74-71 victory on Friday night in Whitewater, Wisconsin.
|March 3, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan led by as many as 19 points, but was forced to withstand a strong comeback attempt from St. Mary's as the Marlins advanced to the sectional round of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament with a 70-57 triumph over the Seahawks. VWC, ranked sixth by D3hoops.com, will face #7 Whitworth College (Wash.) at a location to be determined.
2010-11 Men's Basketball News
|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.
|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.
|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.
2009-10 Men's Basketball News
|April 27, 2010
Six student-athletes from Old Dominion Athletic Conference member schools earned a 2010 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.
|March 24, 2010
Guilford's Tyler Sanborn increased his list of postseason honors to that of a full catalog over the past week as the 2010 ODAC Player of the Year headlines a group of nine ODAC mens basketball student-athletes and coaches that have earned a total of 23 different accolades. The recognition stems from the NABC, D3hoops.com and Mens DIII News.
|March 19, 2010
Guilford and Randolph-Macon comprised half of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Final Four in Salem on Friday, but neither was able to pull out a win in their respective semifinal contests. The Quakers fell to Williams while the Yellow Jackets lost to UW-Stevens Point.
2008-09 Men's Basketball News
|April 27, 2009
Nathan Davis, who is a 1997 graduate of Randolph-Macon and has 11 years of experience coaching at the Division I level, is returning to his alma mater as the Yellow Jackets new Head Mens Basketball Coach.
|March 24, 2009
The ODAC split the ODAC-USA South Senior All-Star Basketball Games last weekend at Hampden-Sydney College, marking the third straight year the teams had each won a contest. The ODAC women evened their record at 2-2 while the ODAC men suffered their first loss in four tries.
|March 21, 2009
Guilford College had four players in double figures as the Quakers won the NCAA Division III Mens Basketball National Consolation game, defeating Franklin & Marshall College, 79-67. The Quakers (26-6) wrapped up their best campaign since 1972-73 with a national third place finish.
2007-08 Men's Basketball News
|June 16, 2008
What better person to become Hampden-Sydney's next head basketball coach than one of her very own.
|April 15, 2008
Paul Russo has been appointed to serve as Emory & Henry College's head basketball coach on a permanent basis after serving since November as the interim head coach.
|March 24, 2008
Guilford College senior Ben Strong (Chapel Hill, N.C./Chapel Hill) won his second straight D3hoops.com First Team All-America award over the weekend. The teams were announced over the Internet prior to the webcast of Saturday's NCAA Division III men's basketball title game.
2006-07 Men's Basketball News
|March 21, 2007
The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) named Guilford College's Ben Strong as its NCAA Division III Co-Player of the Year Thursday. Teammate Jordan Snipes earned NABC Second Team All-South Region honors.
|March 18, 2007
Emory & Henrys Lance Reasbeck hit seven three pointers to account for all 21 of his points to lead the ODAC men to victory over their counterparts from the USA South, 108-99, in the second annual ODAC/USA South Senior Mens Basketball Challenge. The ODAC adds this victory at Roanoke College to its triumph at Averett last season.
|March 17, 2007
Guilford's Ben Strong continues to garner some impressive postseason press, with this latest honor the most notable. Already honored with the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) and South Region top play honors, Strong was selected as the D3hoops.com National Player of the Year during championship weekend.