Marquette's Johnson-Odom ends with Lakers

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...
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June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Where does Marquette’s Darius Johnson-Odom fit at the next level? (Video)

Darius Johson-Odom was one of the most electrifying players in the Big East this past college basketball season. The former Marquette star figures to be a late first round/early second round pick on NBA Draft night, June 28th. The Sports Bank’s Ngozi Ekeledo stopped by the 2012 NBA Draft Combine’s Media Day and talked to Marquette’s “DJO”  about his draft night plans.
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June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Scouting Report - Darius Johnson-Odom

Today, the NBA Draft Blog Scouting Report looks at a senior leader who impressed a lot of people with his scoring ability during his college career – Marquette guard Darius Johnson-Odom.  While known for his offense, the film shows that there is a lot more to like about his game than scoring.  Does he have the complete game that NBA teams will be looking for?  Let’s take a...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Crowder, Johnson-Odom selected All-Big East

MILWAUKEE Marquette seniors Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom have been named to the All-Big East Conference first team, chosen by the league's head coaches. Crowder was the only unanimous selection to the team after averaging 18.0 points and 8.3 rebounds in Marquette's 18 league contests. Johnson-Odom finished second in the league with 18.9 points per game as the Golden...
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March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Williams will miss Johnson-Odom, Crowder

MILWAUKEE There have been larger senior classes in Marquette University basketball history. And certainly, there have been more star-laden and high-profile classes than this year's. But undoubtedly, few have had as much of an impact on their teams as guard Darius Johnson-Odom and forward Jae Crowder, who will take to Al McGuire Court one last time Saturday when No. 8 Marquette...
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March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Marquette coach's dance upsets WV students

Dancing on your opponent's home floor isn't exactly the best way to endear yourself to the enemy.

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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Darius Johnson-Odom mocked by West Virginia fans

In a key late season showdown with West Virginia, Marquette suspended several players for the first half. One of those was Darius Johnson-Odom. Early in the 2nd half he takes off for a breakaway dunk... Here's the video. And at the end there's a bonus awful call from Bill Raftery as they cut away to commercial.
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Marquette hopes to bounce back vs. DePaul

The dynamic scoring duo of Darius Johnson-Odom and Jae Crowder had a subpar showing last time out and Marquette suffered its first loss in four weeks. Neither had any trouble scoring in their most recent matchup with DePaul, a 30-point victory just over a year ago. Johnson-Odom and Crowder look to help the 15th-ranked Golden Eagles bounce back Monday night when they visit the Blue...
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February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson-Odom: We're back to playing hard

MILWAUKEE -- That's how you bounce back from a bad outing. After getting dominated in just about every aspect of the game in their final non-conference contest of the year last Thursday, No. 14 Marquette came back and opened the Big East Conference portion of the schedule strong with a 81-77 victory over Villanova on Sunday at the Bradley Center. Considering how much went wrong...
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January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 11 Marquette suspends top scorer for 1 game

No. 11 Marquette has suspended leading scorer Darius Johnson-Odom for its game against Northern Colorado on Saturday for an unspecified violation of team rules. The team announced the suspension before the game. Johnson-Odom, a senior guard averaging 18.8 points, 3.3 assists and 3.2 points per game, is expected to return for the team's next game at LSU on Monday. He was in...
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December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

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