|Former coach Odom now Maui Invitational chairman|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 27 October 2009 05:33|
Odon was chosen Tuesday to succeed former Big East commissioner Dave Gavitt and run the eight-team invitational celebrating its 26th anniversary next month.
Odom guided Wake Forest to the final eight in the 1996 NCAA tournament and his teams made a total of 10 appearances in the tournament.
Gavitt will remain with the event as co-chairman emeritus with former chairman Wayne Duke, who served as commissioner of the Big Eight and Big Ten conferences.
This year's tournament will be Nov. 23-25 at the Lahaina Civic Center.