2011-12 (SOPHOMORE) Started eight games over the 2011-12 season, averaging 15.8 minutes per contest...Shot 48.9 percent from the floor, the fourth-highest percentage of any CSU player all season...Scored 11 of his 13 points in the first half in the opening-round game of the Mountain West Tournament against TCU (March 8)...Filled up the box score with eight points, three rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal in CSU's win over Air Force (Feb. 4)... Scored 15 points on 5-of-5 shooting from the field and 4-of-5 shooting from the line in the championship game of the Bank of the West Don Haskins Sun Bowl against Jacksonville State (Dec. 29)...Made his first collegiate start at Duke (Dec. 7), totaling seven points, four rebounds and two assists...Set career highs in minutes (31), points (17), assists (3), field goals made (6), field goals attempted (8) and three-pointers made (2) at Northern Iowa (Dec. 3)...Snagged six key rebounds and scored five points in 27 minutes of play against Colorado (Nov. 30)...Hit an instrumental three-pointer from the corner to give CSU its final lead in its 67-66 win over Texas -San Antonio (Nov. 21).
2010-11 (FRESHMAN) Appeared in 20 games as a freshman, averaging 1.4 points, 0.8 rebounds and a defensive spark off the bench... Tallied career highs for field goals (3), field-goal attempts (6), points (7) and steals (1), and tied career highs with two assists and one block at BYU (Feb. 23)...Saw first significant action in 10 games when put in to defend national player-of-the-year candidate Jimmer Fredette vs. BYU (Jan. 22)... Was a defensive spark, throwing off BYU's hot shooting, and slowing Fredette's offense... Scored five points, including his second career three-pointer, which brought the crowd to its feet and the Rams to within six with 7:29 to play.
HIGH SCHOOL Led Ralston High School to 2009 Nebraska State Championship...Lettered in basketball all four years...Also lettered in track (three times) and football (once)...Earned all-city and all-state honors three times...Named captain of conference during senior season...Named Male Athlete of the Year at Ralston... Scored a team-best 14.8 points a contest as a senior, also averaging 6.8 rebounds... As a junior, averaged 13 points, six rebounds and two steals...Competed on Nebraska Bison club team...Played with and against current teammates Jesse Carr, Wes Eikmeier and Greg Smith.
PERSONAL Born April 7, 1992 in Omaha, Neb....Parents are Gregory and Rosemary Smith...His father played basketball at Bellevue College...His older brother, Greg, is a sophomore for the Rams...Is undecided on a major at Colorado State.