Through classic images, Old Dominion University Mens Basketball traces the rise of the basketball program from a school born during the Depression to todays vibrant university with more than 26, 000 students and a multimillion-dollar sports venue. Encounter great Monarch teams that thrived under coaches Tommy Scott, Bud Metheny, Sonny Allen, Paul Webb, Tom Young, Oliver Purnell, Jeff Capel, and Blaine Taylor. Meet the Monarchs All-Americans, including Leo Anthony, Dave Twardzik, Joel Copeland, Wilson Washington, Mark West, and Kenny Gattison. Experience the thrill as ODU captures 13 conference championships, an NCAA National Division II Championship, bids to 8 NCAA Division I Tournaments, and 19 games in the National Invitation Tournament.... illness, the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary would soon find itself in a transition period beset by instability and ... In 1930, the ever-resourceful coach spearheaded the divisiona#39;s football, basketball, baseball, and track programs with ... and a new tumultuous and challenging decade began, not only for the school but the community and nation itself. ... the school offered the leadership role to Stirnweiss, who, despite a lack of experience on the hard court, took the job.
|Title||:||Old Dominion University Men's Basketball|
|Author||:||Thomas R. Garrett, Clay Shampoe|
|Publisher||:||Arcadia Publishing - 2007|