The U.S. Basketball Writers Association released their 12 candidates for their midseason watch list national Player of the Year, Russ Smith was one of those 12–Russ Smith.There is a chance that Mr. Smith will be holding up the prestigious Oscar Robertson Trophy.
With his 18.4 points, 2.6 assists and 2.2 steals, Russ Smith has become what many people doubted he would become, a true basketball player. He is one of the keys to Louisville’s success and Cardinal fans are not afraid to let the world know.
If Russ wins we will all go to Waffle House to enjoy his usual, in case you don’t know what his usual is the guys at WDRB showed us how he throws down:
Complete Robertson Trophy list are UNLV forward Anthony Bennett, Michigan guard Trey Burke, Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams, Creighton forward Doug McDermott, Kansas guard Ben McLemore, Gonzaga forward Kelly Olynyk, Louisville guard Russ Smith, Ohio State forward Deshaun Thomas, Kansas center Jeff Withey. Duke center Mason Plumlee and Indiana forward Cody Zeller.