Men’s Basketball Opens Myrtle Beach Tournament Facing Indiana State Thursday

24 Nov 2021 | 07:37

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Old Dominion University men’s basketball team opens play on Thursday night in the 2021 Myrtle Beach Classic by facing Indiana State University around 9pm at the HTC Center on the campus of Coastal Carolina University.

The game will be on ESPNU approximately 20 minutes following the conclusion of Oklahoma and East Carolina. Old Dominion will face either Oklahoma or East Carolina on Friday in a time to be determined.

Thursday’s opening round starts at noon with Davidson and New Mexico State, while Penn and Utah State are at approximately 2pm.

All-Time Series:
The opening game of the Myrtle Beach Invitational will be the second all-time meeting between the Monarchs and the Sycamores of Indiana State. These teams met in the 2017 Charleston Classic with Old Dominion taking a 62-44 win.

Vs. Tournament Teams
Oklahoma – first-ever meeting
East Carolina – ODU leads series 38-14 with a meeting Nov. 30 in Greenville, N.C.
Davidson – first-ever meeting
Penn – first-ever meeting
Utah State – ODU lost to Utah State 77-74 in Wyoming during the 1993-94 season
New Mexico State – first-ever meeting

Vs. Missouri Valley Conference
Indiana State – ODU 1-0
Illinois State – series tied 1-1
Missouri State – series tied 1-1
Northern Iowa – UNI 4-2
Southern Ill. – So. Illinois 2-0
Loyola Chicago – series tied 1-1
Missouri State – ODU leads 1-0

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Season Tickets Available Now
Men’s and women’s basketball season tickets for the upcoming 2021-22 season are available now at

Men’s basketball season tickets cost $215 and include tickets for the Monarchs’ exhibition on Nov. 6 and all 14 of ODU’s regular season home games. Women’s basketball season tickets cost $115 for adults and $250 for courtside seating and include tickets to all 15 of the Monarchs’ home games. Special pricing is available for senior citizens, ODU faculty and staff, and members of the military. Call the ODU Ticket Office at 757-683-4444 to receive special pricing. New this season, fans can select season tickets for men’s games in section 108 for the promotional price of $110. For women’s games, fans can select season tickets from sections 107, 108, and 109 for the price of $75.

Season tickets represent a savings of more than $50 for men’s games and $45 for women’s games, over single-game tickets. Single-game ticket prices start at $18 for men’s games and $11 for women’s games, with special pricing for senior citizens, ODU faculty and staff, youth (12 and younger) and members of the military. ODU students can register for student tickets for free to any ODU men’s and women’s home game.