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OFFICIAL: Jeff Jones Retires

Following-up on reports from earlier today, Old Dominion coach Jeff Jones has made his retirement official. Here’s the statement that ODU released this afternoon: After eight NCAA Tournament appearances, including an Elite Eight, a dozen 20-win seasons, and an NIT Championship, Old Dominion University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Jones announced his retirement on Monday. Jones finishes

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Old Dominion Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Jones to take leave for remainder of season

Old Dominion University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jeff Jones announced Sunday that he will step away from coaching for the rest of the season due to health issues. Jones has been recovering at home since suffering a heart attack and subsequent stent procedure on December 20, 2023, during the team’s trip to the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. Shortly after

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Old Dominion’s Jeff Jones suffers heart attack in Hawaii

Old Dominion head men’s basketball coach Jeff Jones suffered a heart attack in Honolulu on Wednesday night, the athletic department announced in a release earlier today. According to the statement, Jones suffered the heart attack on Wednesday night, and is “resting comfortably and expecting a full recovery.” Jones, is expected to remain hospitalized for the

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Brooks named Director of Recruiting at Old Dominion

Old Dominion men’s basketball head coach Jeff Jones announced the hiring of Jordan Brooks as Director of Recruiting on Monday.  He joins the Monarchs after a year as the Director of Recruiting at Xavier. “We are very fortunate to have Jordan join our coaching staff.  He is a young, energetic coach with a very bright future.  His

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Robinson joins ODU MBB Staff

Old Dominion University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Jones announced that Jamal Robinson has been named an assistant coach with the Monarchs.  Robinson joins the staff after a two-year stint at LaSalle University. “Jamal is recognized within the coaching profession as a top skill development instructor.  In addition, his work with various elite basketball camps, including the

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Old Dominion Dirt…

I can confirm that Old Dominion has hired Gus Fraley as their new video coordinator. He replaces Chris Kovensky who was elevated to assistant coach earlier this summer. Fraley had spent the past six seasons on the staff at Tennessee Tech, serving the first four as the director of basketball operations, and the last two as

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ODU’s Jeff Jones Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

Old Dominion University head men’s basketball coach Jeff Jones has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery to treat it, ODU announced today. “A check-up in late 2014 revealed an elevated PSA [Prostate-Specific Antigen] level,“ Jones said. “I underwent follow-up tests during the season, and in April a biopsy confirmed the existence of

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