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Sunday / May 26.

  • Kameron Mitchell, a 6-foot-3, 165-pound combo guard who has been compared to J.J. Redick and Teddy Dupay, has verbally pledged to Wagner after an official visit this week.

    “I just felt a real connection with the coaches,” Mitchell told SNY.tv, referring to head coach Dan Hurley and assistant Bobby Hurley, the former Duke star.

    “I feel like we can reach my full potential at Wagner. It’s just a good fit for me in all areas.”

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Russ Smith and Chris Smith are not related, but both are from the New York area and both play shooting guard.

    And this year, Louisville coach Rick Pitino is counting on both to come up big.

    Russ Smith, a 6-foot sophomore from Brooklyn, was originally recruited as a point guard.

    “Russ is not a point guard and I tried to play him at point,” Pitino said during an exclusive interview with SNY.tv at Hudson Catholic High School.

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