Just-In'Love is no nickname for Smith

March 19, 2010 10:06:48 AM PDT
When Purdue plays Siena today in the NCAA Tournament -- you may notice the name of senior guard Just-In'Love Smith. That's no nickname. The Siena player's first name is actually Just-In'Love. He says his late mother was "just in love with" him and named him just that.

Smith was in the military for four years. He says he played basketball in Iraq to lose weight.

Smith is now engaged. He says he and his fiancee have discussed possible names for the their future kids. If they have a boy, Smith says they'll name him Just-In'Love Jr.


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