UofL's Russ Smith Receives All-America Honors

09/03/2013 03:39 PM

UofL senior guard Russ Smith has been named as a first-team All-American by the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook.

Smith will be featured on the cover along with Creighton’s Doug McDermott, Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart, Michigan State’s Adreian Payne and Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins. The publication is recognized as the most comprehensive in college basketball.

Smith was the leading scorer on the Cards’ national title team, averaging 18.7 points (35th in the nation) and 2.1 steals (36th nationally). His 1,235 career points ranks 36th all-time at UofL.

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