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Smith the latest star in the Sweetney mold

Updated: November 11, 2005, 12:00 AM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Craig Smith is not a LaMarcus Aldridge.

He isn't long and lanky and he doesn't change a game defensively like the now-healthy sophomore whom Rick Barnes and Texas are counting on to anchor a potential Final Four team in Austin.

What Craig Smith might be, though, is the ACC's next version of Sean May -- a highly-productive, stocky workhorse in the 6-foot-7 to 6-foot-9 mold.

"If you're any bigger [than Smith] and you've got the ability, then you're in the ...

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