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Fayetteville’s Smith Overcomes Adversity

Posted: January 25, 2013 at 4:46 a.m.


Jawan Smith of Fayetteville goes up for a dunk on a fast break against Siloam Springs during the first half Tuesday in Fayetteville.
ABOVE THE RIM

Jawan Smith of Fayetteville goes up for a dunk on a fast break against Siloam Springs during the first half Tuesday in Fayetteville. ABOVE THE RIM

Ja’wan Smith couldn’t hide his excitement when the basketball season started.

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Ja’Wan Smith

SCHOOL: Fayetteville

CLASS: Senior

POSITION: Guard

HEIGHT: 6-2

NOTABLE: Leads team in scoring, averaging 13.3 points per game. ... Shooting 46.2 percent from 3-point range and third on the team with a 70 percent free throw percentage. ... Being recruited by Snow Junior College. ... Missed final 13 games of last season due to an eligibility issue.

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