Mar 28, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Louisville Cardinals guard Russ Smith (2) celebrates with forward Montrezl Harrell (24) in the first half in the semifinals of the midwest regional of the 2014 NCAA Mens Basketball Championship tournament against the Kentucky Wildcats at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Montrezl Harrell returning to Louisville according to himself

Montrezl Harrell doesn’t have time for reporters breaking news about him. That’s why the Louisville Cardinals standout, and assumed 2014 first-round NBA Draft pick, took to the mean streets of Twitter to make a pretty surprising announcement.

Outside of that painting being all that and a bag of chips, this is huge news for the Cardinals.

Harrell averaged 14.0 points and 8.4 rebounds last season. He was only a sophomore. Meaning, if my mathematical skills are correct, he is going to be a junior next season.

This also means that Louisville will be a much better team next year. Many, already, assumed that the Cardinals were going to have a huge drop in success for next year. With Montrezl Harrell staying, it obviously changes that narrative in a huge way.

It is interesting for him to come back, though. Out of the billion players who actually think they are first-round talents, but aren’t, Harrell was certainly a guy most people had going while the guaranteed money of the NBA was still flowing.

See Harrell next year by grabbing your 2014 Louisville basketball tickets!

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