Horn to coach South Carolina basketball

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 1 (UPI) -- Darrin Horn, who guided Western Kentucky to an NCAA tournament Sweet 16 berth this season, has been hired as the next basketball coach at South Carolina.

W. Kentucky coach headed to South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 31 (UPI) -- South Carolina is expected to announce Tuesday that basketball Coach Darrin Horn will leave Western Kentucky to lead the Gamecocks.

Reports: South Carolina pursues Horn

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 30 (UPI) -- The University of South Carolina is pursuing Western Kentucky's Darrin Horn to be its next men's basketball coach, to succeed the retired Dave Odom.

COL BKB: Tennessee 89, South Carolina 87

ATLANTA, March 14 (UPI) -- Chris Lofton's late three-pointer Friday lifted No. 4 Tennessee past South Carolina 89-87 in an SEC Tournament quarterfinal in Atlanta.

Gamecocks' Dave Odom plans to retire

COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- University of South Carolina men's basketball coach Dave Odom said Friday he will retire at the end of the season.

Palacios leaving S.C. basketball team

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 8 (UPI) -- Keving Palacios, the star University of South Carolina forward, will not be back for his senior year because of family problems.

Balkman of So. Carolina enters NBA draft

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 28 (UPI) -- Renaldo Balkman has entered the NBA draft while refraining from hiring an agent, the step that would irrevocably end his college eligibility.

Field named gor Great Alaska Shootout

ANCHORAGE, Ala., April 6 (UPI) -- South Carolina, winner of the National Invitation Tournament, and six other teams have been chosen for the annual Great Alaska Shootout in Anchorage.

COL BKB: South Carolina 82, Vanderbilt 75

COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Michael Boynton sank five three-pointers Saturday to lead No. 2 South Carolina to an 82-75 victory over Vanderbilt.

Howell pleads no contest

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Senior forward Rolando Howell of South Carolina may be reinstated to the school's men's basketball team.

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Nestor named at Elon College

ELON, N.C., April 21 (UPI) -- Long-time former Wake Forest assistant Ernie Nestor Monday was named the new men's basketball coach at Elon College.

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Veteran coach Jerry Steele retires

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 28 (UPI) -- Jerry Steele, who coached basketball at High Point University for 31 years, retired Friday.
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Dave Odom (born October 9, 1942) is a retired men's basketball coach, who most recently coached at the University of South Carolina. He had previously held the same position at East Carolina University and Wake Forest University, and was an assistant coach at the University of Virginia.

Dave Odom began his career in sports at Goldsboro High School, in North Carolina, as the captain of his football, basketball, and baseball teams. After graduating in 1961, he attended Guilford College where he played quarterback on the football team for three years, as well as playing basketball for all four years. As a senior in 1965, Odom was named the school's most outstanding athlete. He was also inducted into the Guilford College Athletics Hall of Fame in 1983.

After graduation in 1965, Odom accepted a job as the coach of Goldsboro High School while enrolled at East Carolina University in pursuit of a masters degree in physical education. Odom coached Goldsboro High School for four seasons between 1965 and 1969. After graduating from East Carolina in 1969, Odom took a job at Durham High School. He coached at Durham for seven years (1969-1976) where he was voted his league's coach of the year five times.

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