WKU signee Smith a McDonald's All American nominee

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Western Kentucky basketball signee Galen Smith III is a McDonald's All American Game nominee, the organization announced Wednesday.

A 6-foot-10 forward from Mississippi, Smith is playing his senior year at Kahuku High School where he's averaging 18.5 points per game for the Red Raiders (18-3).

Smith signed with WKU in November. He averaged 13.8 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game and was named the Sun Herald's All-South Mississippi player of the year.

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