Russ Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Creighton's Doug McDermott leads Wooden All-America Team

    CBSSports.com "Senior Doug McDermott is the headliners on the 10-member Wooden All-American Team announced Monday by The Los Angeles Athletic Club. The first team -- all finalists for the Wooden Award, presented by the LAAC to honor the college basketball player of the year -- features Creighton's McDermott,..." April 01

  • Johnson, Napier, Stauskas lead NABC All-America team

    CBSSports.com "The National Association of Basketball Coaches named its 2013-14 All-America teams Thursday, with a trio of players still alive in the NCAA Tournament named to the first team. Arizona's Nick Johnson, UConn's Shabazz Napier and Michigan's Nik Stauskas join Creighton's Doug McDermott and Duke's..." March 28

  • Basketball Writers Association names 13/14 All-Americans

    USBWA.com "The 2013-14 USBWA Men's All-America Team features seven seniors, including forward Doug McDermott of Creighton, who becomes just the 19th player in the 58-year history of the team to earn three-time USBWA All-America honors. Based on regular-season performance, the entire USBWA membership of..." March 12

  • Four freshmen listed among 15 finalists for Wooden Award

    CBSSports.com "The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced on Saturday the 15 finalists for the 2014 John R. Wooden Award, which is given annually to the nation's top college basketball player. The 15 finalists are: (Players listed in alphabetical order) Kyle Anderson (UCLA) Cleanthony Early..." March 08

  • McDermott, Parker, Wiggins among 10 players still on Naismith list

    CBSSports.com "The Atlanta TipOff Club on Friday announced the 10 national semifinalists for the 2014 Naismith Trophy. Listed alphabetically, they are: Tyler Ennis (Syracuse) Nick Johnson (Arizona) Sean Kilpatrick (Cincinnati) Doug McDermott (Creighton) Shabazz Napier (Connecticut)..." February 28

  • Louisville's Russ Smith, Kentucky's Julius Randle finalists for basketball player of the year

    Louisville Courier-Journal "University of Louisville senior Russ Smith and Kentucky freshman Julius Randle advanced Thursday in their pursuit to become college basketball’s player of the year. Both local standouts made the list of 15 Oscar Robertson Trophy finalists announced by the United States Basketball Writers..." February 27

  • Russ Smith's jumper lifts Louisville past Cincinnati, 58-57

    Lexington Herald-Leader "With the game on the line Saturday, Russ Smith wanted the ball. He got it, then delivered a game-winning dagger with 2.2 seconds left, lifting No. 11 Louisville to a 58-57 victory over No. 7 Cincinnati. "Honestly, it felt really great when it left my hands," said Smith, a 6-foot senior. "......" February 23

  • NBA scout calls Russ Smith 'clone of Allen Iverson'

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Russ Smith has faced the unusual challenge of reinventing himself as a senior, an age when most players are set in their ways. He did not need to do this for the University of Louisville. He needed to do this for his next step, for the NBA. And quietly — if quiet is possible for Russ Smith — he..." February 19

  • NBA scout calls Russ Smith 'clone of Allen Iverson'

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Russ Smith has faced the unusual challenge of reinventing himself as a senior, an age when most players are set in their ways. He did not need to do this for the University of Louisville. He needed to do this for his next step, for the NBA. And quietly — if quiet is possible for Russ Smith — he..." February 19

  • Smith, Harrell lead No. 18 Louisville over UConn

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Somebody forgot to tell Montrezl Harrell that Louisville and UConn was supposed to be all about the guards. The 6-foot-8 forward had 18 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots to help the 18th ranked Cardinals to 76-64 win on the road against the Huskies on Saturday night. He hit eight..." January 19

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