DURHAM, N.C. – Coming off competing in the McDonald’s All-America March 30, Duke University incoming freshman Leaonna Odom earned All-USA Girls Basketball Second Team accolades this week, which was announced via USA Today.
Included on the first team were Sabrina Ionescu, Erin Boley, Crystal Dangerfield, Lauren Cox and Jackie Young. On the second team with Odom were Joyner Holmes, Kaila Charles, Kiara Lewis and Kysre Gondrezick. Tyasha Harris, Kathleen Doyle, Megan Walker, Rennia Davis and Rellah Boothe rounded out the third team.
Odom recently completed her high school career at Chaminade College Preparatory in West Hills, Calif., where she led her team to the Open Division State Championship. The 6-0 wing registered a game-high 33 points along with 15 rebounds in the title contest to help Chaminade defeat previously undefeated Miramonte, 80-71, at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif. Chaminade finished the season with a 31-4 record and were ranked No. 6 nationally.
For the season, Odom averaged 21.5 points, 9.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.1 blocks and 1.5 steals late in the season. She posted 18 games with 20 or more points out of 26 contests, while totaling 14 double-doubles.
In the McDonald’s All-America game, Odom tallied 10 points as her West squad collected a 97-88 overtime victory over the East team. She started for the West team and saw action in 18 minutes. Odom hit 3-of-6 field goals and 4-of-4 from the charity stripe, while pulling down three rebounds, blocking one shot and dishing one assist.