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Another One: St. John’s Secures Deivon Smith

Shortly after visiting campus, the former Utah guard commits to the Red Storm.

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Torch Photo / Nick Bello

It’s been a busy few weeks for head coach Rick Pitino and St. John’s basketball.

On May 6, former Utah guard Deivon Smith officially committed to Pitino and company, per Joe Tipton. The six-foot combo guard averaged 13.3 points, 7.1 assists and 6.3 rebounds per game last season. Smith was far and away the Utes’ most improved player in the 2023-24 campaign. In increased minutes, he saw his 26.