Odom, who has a 126-81 overall record as a head coach after stints at UNC Charlotte and Division II’s Lenoir-Rhyne, guided the Retrievers to a 97-60 overall record and a 50-29 mark in the America East in five seasons. In his second year in 2017-18, UMBC won its first conference tournament crown since 2008 and became the first No. 16 seed to upend a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament when it shocked Virginia, 74-54, before falling, 50-43, to No. 9 seed Kansas State in the second round.