2017-18: Played in 31 games, making one start as a true freshman ... Averaged 16.6 minutes per game, a total of 516 minutes ... Averaged 5.0 points per game on 45.4% (59-130) field goal shooting, 30.8% (12-39) three-point shooting and 68.6% (24-35) free throw shooting ... Added 2.3 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.9 steals per game for the season ... Scored in double-figures in four games on the year ... Dished out a season-high four assists against Southeast Missouri State (12/6) ... Set a career-high with 12 points on 5-6 field goal shooting and three steals against NC State (12/9) ... Recorded 12 points on 5-8 field goal shooting with a season-high two three-pointers against Central Michigan (12/19) ... Pulled down a season-high five rebounds against South Dakota State (12/22) ... Scored in double-figures twice in WAC play against Grand Canyon (2/1) and UT Rio Grande Valley (2/22).
Background: Four-year standout at Washington High School under the direction of Erick King … Named Freshman of the Year after a successful campaign … Awarded Newcomer of the Year his sophomore season … Earned conference Player of the Year, first-team all-conference, first-team all-district and first-team all-state in his final two years … Named Athlete of the Year at his high school … Played AAU basketball with Team KC (Jayhawks) for six years, being named a team captain and becoming the first to play at the Division I level.
Personal: Born December 27 in Jefferson City, Mo. … Son of Clyde and Phyliss Smith … Has three older siblings: Canisha, Devon and Alfred … Plans to study Journalism while attending UMKC.