Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Malik Smith is following his head coach to
The former Florida International guard, Smith, signed his tender to transfer
and play with the Golden Gophers on Monday.
"It was a pleasure to coach Malik last season at FIU and I am excited that he
has decided to join the Golden Gopher program," Minnesota head coach Richard
Pitino said. "His knowledge of our program on and off the court will be
invaluable as we start to integrate our system here at Minnesota."
The junior, who averaged 14.1 points per game last year, will be eligible to
play right away pending an NCAA waiver based on a possible APR induced
postseason ban at FIU.
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