TAG: Darius Johnson-Odom

College / Mar 11, 2011 / 4:00 pm

Big East Tournament Superlatives

Ashton Gibbs

For years, I’ve said that the Big East Tournament makes up my five favorite days of the basketball year. It’s not that I don’t enjoy the NCAA tournament or the NBA Playoffs, but to me, it doesn’t get better than many of the best teams in the college playing in the biggest city in the country in the World’s Most Famous Arena. Thursday’s games were just more testimony to my already strong beliefs. Here are my awards from Day 3… Read More »

College / Dec 13, 2010 / 3:45 pm

Monday Madness: Michigan State still looking for its defining win

Five NCAA teams that got my attention this past weekend for various reasons:

1. Michigan State (7-3) Considering the Detroit Pistons’ fall from NBA grace and Michigan State’s rise to NCAA elite, I’m not sure if Saturday’s doubleheader at The Palace of Auburn Hills was meant to showcase Pistons/Raptors as the main event or the undercard. Before the Pistons blew a 25-point lead and lost their game, the Spartans barely hung on to beat unranked Oakland. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 20, 2010 / 12:00 pm

Air Jordan 2010 Team – Marquette Player Exclusive

Air Jordan 2010 Team - Marquette Player Exclusive

What are one of the benefits of having Jordan Brand frontman Dwyane Wade as an alumnus of your school? Try the hottest kicks exclusively for your squad. Last Thursday before Midnight Madness, Marquette junior guard Darius Johnson-Odom tweeted a picture of the heat they’ll be wearing this season. (And he’s from Raleigh, N.C., so you know he loves MJ.) Read More »