Kendall Smith Leads Pokes Down the Stretch, Validating Mike Boynton’s Confidence in Him

Mike Boynton knew what he was getting when he enticed Kendall Smith, the Cal State-Northridge point guard, to come to Oklahoma State. A seasoned veteran, a shoot-first floor general, but a proven scorer and, most importantly, someone who could calm the the wake left from Jawun Evans’ departure.

While the season hasn’t gone exactly as anyone scripted, or hoped — and after an apparent adjustment period at the start of