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Smart Emerges as a Star

Texas was once considered a top option for Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart, who has grown into one of the country's top players as a true freshman.

Just how effective has Smart been? He's the Big 12's only player to rank in the league's top 20 in points per game (14.2, seventh), rebounds per game (5.9, 14th), assists per game (4.7, sixth), steals per game (3.0, first) and blocks per game (0.8, 18th). Smart has accomplished the former despite a reliable jump shot, known as the lone flaw in the projected top-10 NBA Draft pick's game. "Marcus...