News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 3, 2013

ISU's Odum named to preseason All-America squad

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Indiana State guard Jake Odum was named to the Lute Olson Preseason All-America team on Thursday.

To qualify for the Lute Olson team, a player has to have had played at least two seasons with his respective team.

Odum — a 6-foot-4 senior and Terre Haute native — is one of 22 players named to the Preseason team. Odum has averaged 11.3 points and 4.5 assists in his three seasons with the Sycamores. Odum has 1,116 career points at ISU.

He is one of three Missouri Valley Conference players named to the team. Wichita State forward Cleanthony Early and Creighton forward Doug McDermott are the other two.

ISU opened practice on Monday. It opens the season on Nov. 9 as it hosts Ball State.

Lute Olson Preseason All-America Team

Kyle Anderson, UCLA

Isaiah Austin, Baylor

Billy Baron, Canisius

Jahii Carson, Arizona State

Aaron Craft, Ohio State

Sam Decker, Wisconsin

Cleanthony Early, Wichita State

C.J. Fair, Syracuse

Courtney Hawkins, UC Davis

Tyler Haws, BYU

Rodney Hood, Duke

James McAdoo, North Carolina

Doug McDermott, Creighton

Jake Odum, Indiana State

Kevin Pangos, Gonzaga

Adreian Payne, Michigan State

Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State

Russ Smith, Louisville

Jarnell Stokes, Tennessee

T.J. Warren, North Carolina State

Dez Wells, Maryland

C.J. Wilcox, Washington