"Actually, I guess [Odzic] talked with coach earlier in the morning before I did. I was kind of surprised that he committed but I had talked with coach and told him how much I liked what I had seen and I took advantage of the opportunity," Freeman said.
For Freeman, Southern Cal afforded the opportunity to come in, make a difference and expand his game. "I see myself coming in and playing wherever. Coach really offered me to be playing the forward. I just want to contribute as much as possible."
Odzic, meanwhile, has one of the premier strokes in the country. A specialist from 3-point range, he was a key player on the Illinois Wolves team that rattled the cages of numerous traveling teams the last two summers. Get Odzic a good look at the basket and count it.