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Seven-Footer Pleased With First Trip to AU

Derrik Smits

Basketball prospect Derrik Smits talks about his visit to check out the Auburn Tigers in this report that includes video from his AAU season.

Zionsville, Ind.--With a change in coaching staff and Chuck Person on board as one of Bruce Pearl's assistant coaches, the Auburn Tigers are now in the mix with the son of one of Person's former NBA teammates. Derrik Smits, a seven-foot rising senior at Zionsville High School, took an unofficial visit to Auburn along with his father, Rik Smits, who played in the NBA from 1988-2000. "I really...

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