Oklahoma State basketball: Marcus Smart expected criticism on decision to return - Article Photos 15/15

With students crowded on an upper level of the student union to hear the announcement, freshman basketball player Marcus Smart tells fans he has decided to return next year as a student and a member of the Cowboys basketball team. OSU basketball players Le'Bryan Nash, Markel Brown and Marcus Smart delighted fans when they announced at a noontime press conference they intend to return for another season as members of the Cowboys basketball team. Cheering fans lined all levels in the Student Union atrium Wednesday, April 17, 2013. by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman.