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    Darius Smith to Uconn!

    Class Of 2009 Chicago Marshall Star Darius Smith Of The Illinois Warriors Decides To Play His College Basketball For Head Coach Jim Calhoun, And The University Of Connecticut
    I figured he was just blowing smoke when he said Uconn had offered, but apparently it was for real. I'm suprised as anyone. FYI, we could have had a commit from smith in December, due to his relationship with Colvin, and since Minnesota withdrew their offer after landing a point, but we decided that there were too many issues with him



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    Re: Darius Smith to Uconn!

    Please tell me we at least tried to get him again once we knew Mann and Eik were gone.



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    Re: Darius Smith to Uconn!

    Quote Originally Posted by A-town Cy View Post
    Please tell me we at least tried to get him again once we knew Mann and Eik were gone.
    He was already gone, plus there were some "extenuating circumstances" with Darius Smith. Let's just say I wasn't suprised Gillispie was previously involved with him.



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    Re: Darius Smith to Uconn!

    Here's the thing I don't get. Clearly he hasn't changed his abilities magically overnight. He is still the same player whether he goes to UConn or not. We shouldn't wish he got him now when we didn't 2 days ago.



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    Re: Darius Smith to Uconn!

    Quote Originally Posted by cyismydog View Post
    He was already gone, plus there were some "extenuating circumstances" with Darius Smith. Let's just say I wasn't suprised Gillispie was previously involved with him.
    Gotcha, well that makes since that Calhoun was involved then!



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    Re: Darius Smith to Uconn!

    If Calhoun and his guys were on the phone, the lines were probably too jammed for us to get through.


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    Re: Darius Smith to Uconn!

    Calhoun is going to retire and Uconn is going on probation!

    The kid will never play for a team like Uconn has now.




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    Re: Darius Smith to Uconn!

    This guy is so good kelvin Sampson called him and he don't even coach anymore.



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