Rod Odom - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#0 Rod Odom Season 2011-12


Class Sophomore
Height 6'9"
Weight 212
Hometown Central Islip, N.Y.
High School Middlesex School

• 2013-14 All-SEC Second Team (Coaches)
• 2013-14 Honorable Mention All-SEC (Associated Press)
• 2013-14 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Power forward who played in all 134 games of his career…Averaged 13.6 points and 5.2 rebounds as a senior, was named to the All-SEC Second Team by the league[apos]s coaches.

2013-14 (Senior):
Played and started in all 31 games…Named to the All-SEC Second Team by league coaches, named an honorable mention selection by the Associated Press…Scored in double figures in 22 games as a senior and tallied 20 or more points in seven games…Became one of the nation[apos]s best three-point shooters…Had 16 games when he made three or more threes in a game…Won SEC Player of the Week after averaging 24.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in games against Tennessee and Arkansas…Finished sixth in the SEC in 3-point FG% (.385) and fourth in threes made (2.7 per game)…Scored career-high 26 points in a win over Tennessee at Memorial Gym (2/5) – tied a career high with eight made buckets…Tallied the first two double doubles of his career at Alabama (1/7) and at Georgia (1/29)…Made a career-high six threes in win over Missouri (1/16); also tied a career high with four blocks against the Tigers…Played the full 40 minutes six times as a senior..His 12 rebounds at Georgia set a new career high.

2012-13 (Junior):
Started in 32 of 33 games, and played in all 33 games…Averaged 10.4 points and 4.5 rebounds per game…Tallied a career-high 20 points on two occasions, at LSU (2/6) and vs. Arkansas in the SEC Tournament (3/14)…Scored in double figures in 14 games this season…Made a career-high six field goals in six games…Posted career high of eight rebounds in win over South Carolina (3/9) at Memorial Gym…Made career high seven free throws at LSU (2/6)…Dished out career-high four assists in win over Texas A&M (2/16)…Had career-high four blocks against Arkansas in the SEC Tournament, while also tallying a career-best five made threes…Made three or more three pointers in eight contests.

2011-12 (Sophomore):
Played in all 36 games, started two contests (vs. Monmouth (11/25) and Indiana State (12/17) and averaged 2.4 points and 2.0 rebounds…Scored a season-high 10 points vs. Bucknell (11/15)…Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds in the team[apos]s opener against Oregon (11/11)…Made a season-high two threes against Bucknell and at South Carolina (1/10).

2010-11 (Freshman):
Averaged 3.9 points and 2.6 rebounds per game…Scored in double-figures in five games, and tallied a career-high 12 points against Arkansas (1/29)…Scored 10 points and had five rebounds off of the bench vs. Florida (3/5)…Tallied 11 points at Georgia (2/16), grabbed 5 rebounds, and was 3-of-5 from beyond the arc…Tied a career-high in minutes played with 27…Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against Kentucky (2/12)…Scored nine points, all on threes, against South Carolina at Memorial Gym (2/5)…tied his career-high in threes made (3)…Tied a then career-high with 11 points vs. WKU; was 3-of-3 from beyond-the-arc…Scored five points in collegiate debut vs. Presbyterian; made his first three-point basket on Brad Tinsley[apos]s 10th assist.

High School
Four-year varsity letterwinner in basketball at Middlesex, and a one-year letterman in crew…Was a three-year starter in basketball, and averaged 25.6 points, 14.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 3.1 blocks in his senior season…His Middlesex team made the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) semifinals twice…First-team All-Independent School League (ISL) player in his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons…2009 Preseason All-New England Defensive Player of the Year…2010 Gatorade Player of the Year finalist, McDonald[apos]s All-American nominee, and Academic All-American.

Roderick Odom… Born Sept., 23, 1991… Son of Roderick Odom and Valerie Dickens… Has a brother, Brandon, and a sister, Ariona… Major is Economics… Nickname is O… Chose the Commodores over Harvard, West Virginia, Arizona, UConn, Louisville, Boston College, Michigan, and Oklahoma State…Advice to youngsters: ‘Work hard and don[apos]t let other people put artificial limits on you.’

Career Highs
Points: 26, vs. Tennessee (2/5/14)
FG Made: 8, 3x, last vs. Tennessee (2/5/14)
FG Atts: 19, vs. Missouri (1/16/14)
3FG Made: 6, vs. Missouri (1/16/14)
3FG Atts: 13, vs. Missouri (1/16/14)
FT Made: 7, at LSU (2/6/13)
FT Atts: 11, vs. Arkansas (3/14/13)
Rebounds: 12, at Georgia (1/29/14)
Assists: 4, vs. Texas A&M (2/16/13)
Turnovers: 5, 3x, last vs. Arkansas (2/8/14)
Blocks: 4, 2x, last vs. Missouri (1/16/14)
Steals: 4, at Missouri (12/8/10)
Minutes: 42, vs. Texas A&M (2/15/14)