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On This Day In History | 2014

March 11, 2019
Odom Vanderbilt

Odom in 2014

On this day 5 years ago, Rod Odom ’09 was named All-SEC for the Vanderbilt University men’s basketball team. Here is the press release from Anchor of Gold:

Odom has led the Commodores through choppy waters as a senior. The combo forward was tasked with holding down several roles for this team once Vandy was limited to just seven active scholarship players, and he responded in a big way. His averages of 13.6 points and 5.4 rebounds are both career highs, and he turned up as a true leader to key upset wins over Missouri and Tennessee this season. The SEC recognized his tremendous growth as a senior with this second-team honor.

That season Odom started all 31 games, scoring in double-figures on 22 occasions and 20 or more points in 7 games. He was also named the SEC Player of the Week once, was 6th in SEC in 3-point field goal percentage (38.5%) & 4th in 3-pointers made per game (2.7). He scored a career high 26 vs. Tennessee and hit a career high six 3-pointers vs. Missouri. On top of all that, he earned an SEC Academic Honor Roll nod.

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