Indiana offers 2017 F Justin Smith

The Hoosiers extended a scholarship offer to 2017 Mac Irvin forward Justin Smith on Wednesday.

Indiana extended a scholarship offer to 2017 Illinois forward Justin Smith on Wednesday, according to his AAU program, Mac Irvin Fire.

Smith, a 6-foot-7 forward from Buffalo Grove, Ill., also owns scholarship offers from Illinois, Depaul, Wake Forest and Rice. He's drawn strong interest from Duke, Georgetown, Oklahoma State and Iowa as well, according to his father, Edward Smith.

Indiana watched Smith for the first time during the initial April evaluation period, and the Hoosiers have been in touch ever since.

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