May 3, 2011

Plenty trying to get Smart

You don't need to see Marcus Smart play for more than a few minutes to understand why he is Rivals.com's 22nd overall player in the class of 2012. He scores from all over the floor, he's a strong defender, and he comes away with rebounds among taller players. But perhaps more fitting to his name, he plays with intelligence.

That high basketball IQ was on full display at the Jayhawk Invitational as Smart led his Texas Assault team to six straight wins before falling to Dream Vision.

As for playing in college, a long list of schools have visions of Smart someday playing for them.

Included in that offer list is Missouri, but Smart says conversations have stalled.



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