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1 Marvin Smith

2017-18 (Senior)
Ranks in the SoCon tied for ninth in three-point field goals made (21) and tied for 19th in scoring (10.8 points per game) … Opened the season with 12 points and nine rebounds at Virginia (Nov. 10) ... Scored 16 points against N.C. Wesleyan (Nov. 15), hitting four 3-pointers ... Scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds against Ferrum College (Nov. 17)... Scored 12 points and posted four steals against Elon (Dec. 7), hitting 5-of-9 from the field … Knocked down 5-of-11 from the field including 3-of-7 from three against UNCW (Dec. 13) for 15 points and also grabbed six rebounds.

2016-17 (Junior)
Started 34 out of 35 games for the Spartans ... Averaged 9.1 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game ... Scored in double figures 16 times on the year ... Connected on 55 3-pointers, ranking second on the team ... Shot 31.4 percent (55-of-175) from 3-point land ... Shot 71.9 percent (41-of-57) from the free throw line ... Averaged 26.1 minutes per game ... Scored a career-high 23 points in the Spartans' win over Mars Hill, hitting 9-of-10 from the field and 5-of-6 from 3-point land ... His five 3-pointers are a season-high ...Grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds in the win over Presbyterian ... Scored in double figures 16 times on the year, including eight times in Southern Conference play ... Scored 17 points against Liberty and at The Citadel ... Connected on 5-of-8 from the field and 5-of-9 from the free throw line against The Citadel while also grabbing eight rebounds ... Grabbed nine rebounds against The Citadel in Greensboro while adding 10 points ... Scored in double figures four straight games from Feb. 25-March 5, scoring 10 against VMI, 13 against ETSU, 14 against The Citadel and 13 against Wofford. 

2015-16 (Sophomore)
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. 

2014-15 (Freshman)
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.

Personal
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.

 


Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2014-15   21-10  379  18.0  34  117  .291  15  45  .333  15  26  .577  26  33  59  2.8  54  15  98  4.7 
2015-16   34-33  908  26.7  108  300  .360  55  171  .322  47  70  .671  40  147  187  5.5  106  20  39  15  41  318  9.4 
2016-17   34-34  887  26.1  107  287  .373  55  175  .314  41  57  .719  47  93  140  4.1  96  36  47  21  30  310  9.1 
2017-18   10-10  233  23.3  34  92  .370  21  59  .356  19  20  .950  14  29  43  4.3  24  12  108  10.8 
TOTAL  99-87  2407  24.3  283  796  .356  146  450  .324  122  173  .705  127  302  429  4.3  280  12  74  113  43  86  834  8.4 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 23, Mars Hill -- 12/05/16 
Rebounds: 16 [t-3rd], The Citadel -- 02/25/16 
Assists: 5, vs The Citadel -- 03/04/17 
Steals: 4, Elon -- 12/07/17 
Blocks: 3, Southern Wesleyan -- 12/14/16 
FG made: 9, Mars Hill -- 12/05/16 
FG attempts: 17, at Western Carolina -- 1/11/16 
3FG made: 5, Samford -- 01/24/16 ; Mars Hill -- 12/05/16 
3FG attempts: 11, vs The Citadel -- 03/04/17 
FT made: 9, Greensboro College -- 11/14/15 
FT attempts: 11, Greensboro College -- 11/14/15 
Position: Forward
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Fork Union Military Academy
Experience: 3 Letters
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