No. 11 Marquette suspends top scorer for 1 game
No. 11 Marquette has suspended leading scorer Darius
Johnson-Odom for its game against Northern Colorado on Saturday for
an unspecified violation of team rules.
The team announced the suspension before the game.
Johnson-Odom, a senior guard averaging 18.8 points, 3.3 assists
and 3.2 points per game, is expected to return for the team’s next
game at LSU on Monday. He was in uniform Saturday.
Freshman Todd Mayo started in Johnson-Odom’s place for the No.
11 Golden Eagles.
Johnson-Odom, who had started all nine games for undefeated
Marquette this season, is the second starter to be suspended
recently for a violation of team rules. Starting point guard Junior
Cadougan didn’t play in Marquette’s 61-54 victory over Wisconsin on