Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 4/19/13
The biggest question mark for Louisville fans this week has been the future of Russ Smith. Immediately following the national championship game, Smith’s father, Russ Sr., told Sports Illustrated that his son would forgo his senior season and enter the NBA Draft. Just a few days later Russ came out and said that he hasn’t made up his mind just yet. The NCAA withdrawal deadline was on Tuesday, which meant that had Russ actually submitted draft paperwork to the NBA, he’d need to remove his name by then in order to remain eligible for next season. Although the New York native is still on the fence about turning pro, fortunately he didn’t actually enter his name just yet, which means he has until April 28th to make a final decision. With a little over a week left to decide his future, Russ is still weighing his options. “I haven’t made my decision yet. I plan on making it next week with coach, Smith tells the Courier-Journal. “I’m 50/50 nothing has changed. I haven’t made my full decisio...
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