Excellent shooter who can play either wing position... Potential to excel when in a system like USU's... Coaching staff has high expectations for him.
Played two years at Yuba College in Marysville, Calif., the same junior college as former Aggies Spencer Butterfield and Sean Harris... 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 three-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 three-point range, as well as 80.0 percent at the free throw line.
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 three-point range during his senior season.
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... Intends on majoring in communication studies at Utah State.