Dave Odom might be a retired college coach, but he's hardly retired. Between his duties as Maui Invitational chairman and high school volunteer assistant, the former Wake Forest and South Carolina coach approaches 70 as invigorated as ever.
When discussing if or when Kentucky would lose its first game, Tuesday's road trip to South Carolina was hardly ever mentioned. The fired-up Gamecocks noticed. And now there's no more debate about the location of UK's first loss.
In roughly six weeks, you'll know if Vanderbilt is a real serious player for the SEC East title. By that time, the Commodores could be through the Maui Invitational with a title, or at least with two wins over projected NCAA teams Cincinnati and...
After leading his 12th-seeded Western Kentucky squad to a berth in the Sweet 16, Darrin Horn is leaving the Hilltoppers to replace the retiring Dave Odom at South Carolina, according to a published report.
Tennessee has not had success in the SEC tournament, and this year's Vols looked to be upset again when Chris Lofton saved the day. That is what's special about this year's Vols, writes Mark Schlabach.
South Carolina broke open a tight game with a 19-5 run and Dave Odom's retirement plans were put on hold as the Gamecocks beat LSU 77-73 in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference tournament Thursday.