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Chris  Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Center HS

Last College:
Yuba College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L


02/27/2016

USU vs SJSU 02/27/2016 Basketball

USU vs SJSU 02/27/2016 Basketball

01/30/2016

USU vs Nevada Mens Basketball 01/30/2016

USU vs Nevada Mens Basketball 01/30/2016

01/19/2016

USU vs UNLV 01/19/2016 Men's Basketball

USU vs UNLV 01/19/2016 Men's Basketball

11/06/2015

USU vs CSMB Men's Basketball 11/06/2015

USU vs CSMB Men's Basketball 11/06/2015

03/08/2015

USU vs CSU Men's Basketball 03/07/2015

USU vs CSU Men's Basketball 03/07/2015

2015-16 SEASON (SR): Named third-team all-Mountain West... Named Global Sports Hoops Showcase MVP after averaging 18.3 points, 8.3 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.0 blocks over the three-game tournament... Named team MVP at the end-of-season team banquet... Led the MW in 3-point field goal percentage, shooting 45.0 percent (63-of-140) from behind the arc... Finished his career No. 3 in career 3-point field goal percentage, shooting 45.1 percent (126-of-273) from deep... Appeared and started in each of Utah State's 31 games during the year... Second on the team with 15.0 points per game (9th in the MW), scoring in double digits 25 times... Scored in double figures in 11 of the final 12 games... Scored 20 or more points seven times, including a career-high 35 points at Colorado State (1/16)... Third on the team with 5.3 rebounds per game... Logged double-digit rebounds three times, leading to a trio of double-doubles against Union (10 pts/11 rebs), Idaho State (22 pts/10 rebs) and Colorado State (35 pts/13 rebs)... Third on the team with 64 assists, averaging 2.1 per game and dishing out career highs of six assists against Idaho State (12/22) and UTRGV (12/21)... Second on the team in both steals and blocks, totaling 25 and 18, respectively... Recorded a season-high three steals at Boise State (2/2) and a season high of two blocks (three times)... Fourth in the MW in field goal percentage, shooting 49.4 percent (161-of-326) from the floor, marking the best field goal percentage for a non-post player in the league... Led the Aggies with 81 makes at the free throw line... Shot 71.7 percent (81-of-113) from the charity stripe... Appeared in a season-best 38 minutes at Boise State (2/2) and at Colorado State (1/16).

2014-15 SEASON (JR):
Appeared at started in each of Utah State's 31 games during the year... Named honorable mention all-Mountain West... Finished second in the MW behind the 3-point line, shooting 47.4 percent (63-of-133) from long range... The mark is also fifth in a single season in Utah State history... Hit 3-point shots that capped a comeback and gave Utah State the lead at Illinois State (11/16/14) and against Santa Clara (11/19/14)... Scored in double figures 20 times during the year, including four 20-plus point games and finishing third on the team and averaging 12.6 points per game... Recorded double digits in nine of the final 10 games of the year... Averaged 32.1 minutes per game, shooting 47.9 percent (128-of-267) from the floor and a team-best 76.6 percent (72-of-94) from the free throw line... Pulled down five or more rebounds 12 times during the year, averaging 3.8 per contest... Recorded five or more assists in a game five times during the year, totaling 79... Also logged 21 steals and six blocks... Tallied season highs of 25 points (BYU), eight rebounds (SCU), five assists (six times), two steals (four times), one block (six times) and 42 minutes (at UCD)... Made Aggie debut against Weber State, picking up seven points, one rebound and one steal in 15 minutes of action.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played two years at Yuba College in Marysville, Calif., the same junior college as former Aggies Sean Harris (2015) and Spencer Butterfield (2014)... A two-time all-Bay Valley Conference honoree... Helped the 49ers to a 21-6 overall and a 15-1 Bay Valley Conference record as a sophomore, finishing the season ranked No. 3 in the state and No. 2 in Northern California... Earned Yuba's Team MVP award as a sophomore after being named co-MVP as a freshman... Averaged 21.7 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.1 steals per game during sophomore season... Shot 55.2 percent (190-of-344) from the field, including 42.4 percent (64-of-151) from 3-point range, along with 78.3 percent (141-of-180) at the free throw line... Netted double-figures in 26 of 27 games played, including 19 games with 20 or more points, highlighted by season-best 30 points... Drained three or more three-pointers in 13 games, including single-game best of six treys... Helped the 49ers to a runner-up finish at the San Francisco City College Tournament... As a freshman, earned all-Bay Area honors after averaging 15.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game, while shooting 53.0 percent from the field, including 42.0 percent from 3-point range, as well as 80.0 percent at the free throw line.

HIGH SCHOOL: As a prep standout at Center High School in Antelope, Calif., averaged 21.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.3 blocks per game, helping the Cougars to a 23-9 overall and 7-3 league record... Shot 49.6 percent (204-of-411) from the field, including 38.9 percent (49-of-126) from 3-point range during his senior season.

PERSONAL: Full name is Christopher McPhaul Smith... Youngest of three boys of Pete and Darlene Smith... His father, Pete, played at Sacramento State from 1978-79... Majoring in communication studies.

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