Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 6/29/12

KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 23: Darius Johnson-Odom of the Marquette Golden Eagles passes around Elias Harris of the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the CBE Classic consolation game on November 23, 2010 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Darius Johnson-Odom seemingly found himself reunited with former Marquette University teammate Jae Crowder during the NBA draft Thursday night but the reunion proved short-lived. The Los Angeles Lakers ultimately acquired the rights to Johnson-Odom in exchange for cash considerations. He was selected in the second round at No. 55 overall, originally by the Dallas Mavericks, who picked up Crowder in a trade earlier in the night. Johnson-Odom, a 6-3, 215-pound guard, led the Golden Eagles in scoring last season at 18.3 points per game and added 3.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists. He tallied double figures in scoring in 33 of 34 games played. Johnson-Odom and Crowder formed the highest-scoring duo in the Big East last season.Johnson-Odom transferred to Marquette after spending one season in junior college. He earned first-team NJCAA honors as a freshman at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, where he averaged 21.6 points and 5.2 rebounds. In three seasons at Marquette, Johnson-Odom scor...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Ronda Rousey knocks out Bethe Correia in 34 seconds

Von Miller earns dismissal from NFL’s drug program

Ian Kennedy watches birth of daughter on FaceTime before start

Matt Williams wants Bryce Harper to stop getting ejected

Five most underrated players in the NFL


Larry Lucchino stepping down as Red Sox CEO

Las Vegas Mob Museum to open FIFA corruption exhibit

Does NFL have a motive to settle with Tom Brady?

Big Ten coaches opposed to 9-game conference schedule

Winners and losers of the 2015 MLB trade deadline

Hill arrested for reckless driving, clocked going 107 mph

Danny Garcia beats Paulie Malignaggi, remains undefeated

Bobby Wagner, Seahawks agree to contract extension

Blount won't talk about reported failed conditioning test

Greg Hardy helps pay Cowboys fans to fly anti-Eagles banner

Report: 7-foot Aussie center to join Kentucky's 2015 class

Eagles trade CB Brandon Boykin to Steelers

Jack Del Rio: Crabtree ‘stood out’ at first Raiders camp practice

Browns owner: ‘We haven’t given up on Johnny Manziel’

Junior Seau’s daughter will speak at Hall of Fame induction

Golden State Warriors: the rich get richer

NFL, Brady could settle to avoid appeal documents going public

Miguel Herrera apologizes for costly Philly airport fight

College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Five most underrated players in the NFL

Five potential NFL salary cap casualties this preseason

Winners and losers of the 2015 MLB trade deadline

Pirates do Pirates at deadline: Neat little moves

Mets acquire Cespedes from Tigers

Ranking the NFL’s 32 head coaches

Five worst baseball trades since 2000

Examining the state of the NFL

Puig: Broke out of slump by playing baseball video games

Braves dump risk, exchange it for risk

David Price traded to Blue Jays

The indefensible Hulk Hogan

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker