May 21, 2011

Florida guard planning a visit

Frank Haith may have moved from the state of Florida but his recruiting efforts there haven't stopped. The latest Missouri basketball target is 2012 guard Shawn Smith from Jacksonville.

When asked which schools were showing the most interest in the 6-foot-3 shooting guard, Smith had no hesitation in naming Mizzou.

However, the Tigers aren't alone in their pursuits of's 150th ranked player. Smith lists offers from Missouri, Cincinnati, Florida, Florida State and South Carolina, among others. He says he is also starting to hear from Texas, although he's unsure if the Longhorns have actually offered.

Now Smith is ready to start visiting campuses. This summer he plans to visit Missouri (June 10th), Miami (FL), South Carolina, and Texas.

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