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U of L's Russ Smith is 'really getting good'

It's still early in the season, but University of Louisville junior guard Russ Smith has transformed his game from wild and sometimes crazy into crazy good. Cardinal Authority takes a look at the improvement by Smith.

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino recently told a story about sitting down last month and talking with junior guard Russ Smith. Smith, an exciting but sometimes out of control shooting guard for the Cardinals' last season, earned the nickname "Russdiculous" from Pitino last season for his sometime erratic play on the floor. "I had a talk with him and I asked him, ‘When you...

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