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Duke basketball recruiting: Nolan Smith presents real threat in huge race

Duke basketball versus Nolan Smith now seems inevitable. Last week, Sierra Canyon (Calif.) small forward Trentyn Flowers told On3 recruiting insider Joe Tipton that the Duke basketball program was his favorite growing up. And while the 6-foot-8, 180-pound five-star has yet to receive an offer from the Blue Devils, his encouraging comments have suggested they’d be legit contenders should they officially enter his recruitment.
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Portal Peril: Danny Manning, Nolan Smith Discuss Plusses And Minuses Of NCAA’s Transfer Portal

Once upon a time, not too long ago actually, a college athlete transferring from school to school was an anomaly, mostly due to the fact that said player would have to sit out a year before joining a new team, with a penalty put in place to deter it from happening. Those days are over as a new system has led to 1,000 names currently in the NCAA transfer portal.
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Georgia Bulldogs football: Nolan Smith stands out more on tape than Travon Walker, ex-NFL scout says

The abundance of talent in Georgia's 2021 defense meant that some players did not get a chance to stand out as much as they might have on less talented teams. That is one of the arguments in favor of Travon Walker potentially producing more at the NFL level — and why he is in the discussion at the No. 1 overall spot in Thursday's NFL Draft — that he had to battle for production with other start teammates. But that did not stop other Bulldogs from showing out when they got their opportunity. And Jim Nagy, Reese’s Senior Bowl executive director, said that he liked a returning Georgia defender on tape more than Walker — Nolan Smith.
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Louisville's Danny Manning, Nolan Smith discuss NCAA transfer portal

Once upon a time, not too long ago actually, a college athlete transferring from school to school was an anomaly, mostly due to the fact that said player would have to sit out a year before joining a new team, with a penalty put in place to deter it from happening. Those days are over now, as a new system has been put in place that has resulted in over 1,000 names currently being in the NCAA transfer portal.
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Nolan Smith On What Coach K Said About His Move To Louisville

When Mike Krzyzewski was recruiting Tommy Amaker, his future point guard wanted to make one thing very clear: he was not interested in playing for a Bobby Knight clone. Krzyzewski gave assurances, not for the last time, that he was not a clone of his old coach Knight but that he would always be his own man.
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Louisville basketball: Nolan Smith praises ex-Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski for teaching him adaptability

After spending significant time both playing and coaching at Duke, Nolan Smith has left and accepted an assistant coaching job at Louisville under Kenny Payne. But in the 12 years Smith learned under Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, he took a lot away from him that should benefit him in his coaching career. At Smith’s introductory press conference at Louisville, he explained what he learned under the legendary Duke coach.
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Nolan Smith Reveals What Coach K Said About His Decision

While Mike Krzyzewski is obviously the most high-profile departure from Duke’s men’s basketball coaching staff, he’s not the only man leaving. Shortly after the Blue Devils’ Final Four loss to North Carolina, which ended Coach K’s career, Duke assistant coach and former star guard Nolan Smith accepted a position at Louisville. The move allows Smith to coach at his father’s alma mater, a school that holds a special place in his heart.
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