There are some that assume Louisville guard Russ Smith has already made up his mind about his future and instead of sharing the news with the public, he’s just waiting to share it with Rick Pitino first.
I have no inside source with Russ Smith, but in my opinion, I don’t think he really knows for sure if he wants to return to college for one more year or go ahead and start his professional career.
“I’ve been losing sleep, especially in the last week and a half,” Smith said last night at the UofL All Sports Banquet. “I’ve been trying to just workout to get my mind off of it.”
Smith was scheduled to meet with head coach Rick Pitino on Tuesday to discuss his future and ultimately make a decision. The rest of us would then hear the final decision on Wednesday. Even after two weeks of weighing his options, Smith is still having trouble deciding if he’d rather become a professional or return for a senior campaign.
“Both factors on each side are so strong,” says Smith. “I can lean towards sta