Played in 33 of 34 games to earn his second letter … Made 33 starts … Averaged 9.4 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game … Connected on 36 percent (108-of-300) from the field and hit 32.2 percent (55-of-171) from 3-point land … Ranked second on the team with 55 made 3-pointers … Scored in double figures 18 times, including a career-high 21 points against Western Carolina (Jan. 11) … Connected on 8-of-17 from the field and 4-of-7 from 3-point land against the Catamounts … Posted three double-double on the season – vs. Jacksonville (Nov. 29), at The Citadel (Jan. 28) and vs. The Citadel (Feb. 25) … Grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds against the Bulldogs (Feb. 25) … Connected on a career-high five 3-pointers against Samford (Jan. 24), on his way to 20 points … Averaged 10.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game in Southern Conference play … Connected on 35.9 percent (33-of-59) from 3-point land in league play … Hit a career-best 9-of-11 (81.8) percent from the free throw line against Greensboro College (Nov. 14) … Averaged 26.7 minutes per game, including a career-high 33 minutes against Samford (Jan. 24) … Ended his season with 16 points and seven rebounds in the CBI second round against Ohio (March 21) as he connected on 4-of-7 from 3-point land.
Missed the first 12 games of the season due to a stress fracture … Played in 21 games, including 10 starts all after Dec. 28 … Started the last nine games of the season … Averaged 4.7 points and 2.8 rebounds per game … Connected on 33.3 percent (15-of-45) from 3-point land … Averaged 18.0 minutes per game ... Saw his first career action at East Carolina (Dec. 28), scoring two points and grabbing two rebounds … Scored in double figures four times, including 10 points and a career-high nine rebounds at Chattanooga (Jan. 24) … Scored a career-high 14 points at VMI (Feb. 3) as he was 2-of-3 from 3-point land and 4-of-4 from the free throw line … Scored in double figures against Wofford (Feb. 19) with 12 points and Furman (Feb. 22) with 10 points … Connected on a career-high four 3-pointers against Wofford … Played a career-high 33 minutes against Chattanooga (Feb. 28) in the regular season finale … Scored 10 points in his first career SoCon Tournament game against Samford (March 6) as he was 4-of-8 from the field.
Prior To UNCG
Spent last season at Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia, leading team in rebounding during prep season … Prior to prep school, spent three years playing at Henrico High School for coach Vance Harmon … Led the Warriors the 2013 Virginia AAA State Championship as a senior … Averaged 14.8 points and 10.3 rebounds per game as a senior … Named to the Capital District First Team and Central Region Second Team … Named Virginia Preps Third Team All-State … His 10.3 rebounds per game stands at the Henrico record for rebounding average in a season … Named to the 804 and ASSIST All-Star Game … Voted teams Most Improved Player in 2011 and 2013 … Played AAU Basketball for one of the top teams in the country, Team Loaded VA, helping them to a runner-up finish at the Adidas Invitational.
Full name is Marvin Smith Jr. … Son of Lisa Smith and Marvin Smith Jr. … Has five siblings – Ciarra Smith, La’Teesha Jones, Jamal Glass, Tyler Smith and Kaya Smith … Majoring in information systems/supply chain management.
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 14, at VMI -- 02/03/15
Rebounds: 9, at Chattanooga -- 01/24/15
Assists: 2, 4 times
Steals: 2, Samford -- 02/26/15
Blocks: 1, 4 times
FG made: 4, 4 times
FG attempts: 13, Chattanooga -- 02/28/15
3FG made: 4, at Wofford -- 02/19/15
3FG attempts: 6, at Wofford -- 02/19/15
FT made: 4, at VMI -- 02/03/15
FT attempts: 4, at VMI -- 02/03/15 ; at The Citadel -- 02/07/15