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'Plenty' of reasons Russ Smith opted to stay

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University of Louisville basketball fans received more good news on Wednesday when Russ Smith announced he was returning for his senior season. Cardinal Authority takes a look at some of the reasons for his return:

Sure, University of Louisville junior Russ Smith didn't receive the positive feedback he had hoped for from NBA teams. U of L coach Rick Pitino asked around and said he was told Smith would be a second round pick, which had no guarantees, should he come out this season. The uncertainty was certainly a reason for Smith to want to stay in college for his senior season but it wasn't the only... Recommended Stories

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