#24 Malik Smith
Notre Dame Prep
Junior Year (2012-13): (Season Stats)
- Third-Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection (College Sports Madness).
- Appeared in 32 games for the Panthers, starting in 31.
- Averaged 14.1 points-per-game and 2.7 rebounds-per-game.
- Shot 36.4 percent (135-of-371) from the floor and 36.2 percent (96-of-265) from 3-point range.
- Converted 76.6 percent (85-of-111) from the free-throw line.
- Set the FIU record for 3-pointers made is a single season (96).
- Ranked No. 1 in the conference and No. 16 in the nation in 3-point field goals made (3.0 per game).
- Ranked second on the team and No. 10 in the conference in scoring.
- His 451 total points rank No. 6 all-time by a junior at FIU.
- Ranked No. 8 in 3-point field goal and No. 8 in free throw percentage in the SBC.
- Registered 41 assists and 31 steals.
- Appeared and started in 20 SBC contests.
- Averaged 12.7 points-per-game and 2.7 rebounds-per-game in league action.
- Scored in double-figures 25 times.
- Reached the 20-point plateau six times.
- Drained 3-or-more treys in 22 games.
- Named to the SBC All-Tournament Team, averaging 17.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg, while shooting 51.7 percent from 3-point range.
- Set the conference tournament record for 3-pointers made, hitting 15 during the Panthers' run.
- Scored 14 points on 5-of-16 shooting, including four 3-pointers versus WKU in the SBC Tournament Finals (3/11).
- Scored a game-high 25 points, draining a career-best eight 3-pointers versus UALR (3/9).
- Drained four treys en route to a team-high 18 points at Florida Atlantic (3/2).
- Scored a team-high 16 points shooting 6-of-14 from the floor at ULM (2/28).
- Converted 3-of-4 from 3-point range and 5-of-9 from the floor to pour in 17 points versus WKU (2/16).
- Had a game-high 19 points on 6-of-14 shooting from the floor versus Florida Atlantic (2/7).
- Notched a career-high four assists, while scoring 11 points versus Middle Tennessee (1/31).
- Poured in a game-high 22 points during FIU’s comeback victory over Troy (1/19/13), scoring 13 points in the second half.
- Scored 17 points on 3-of-9 shooting from 3-point range and 8-of-10 from the free-throw line versus North Texas (1/17).
- Notched fourth 20-point outing of the season, scoring 23 points on 8-of-17 shooting versus Florida A&M (1/2).
- Scored 20 points on 6-of-13 shooting from the floor and 5-of-11 from 3-point range at WKU (12/27).
- Came off the bench to score a career-high 29 points on 7-of-15 shooting (6-of-12 from 3-point range) at Stetson (12/9).
- Set a career mark in points, scoring 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the floor and 5-of-8 shooting from 3-point range at Coastal Carolina (11/24).
- Scored 16 points for the second-straight game, converting 5-of-13 shooting versus Stephen F. Austin (11/17).
- Drained a team-high four treys versus Boston College (11/11), posting first-career double-digit outing of his FIU career.
- Made FIU debut versus the Eagles.
Sophomore Year (at Jacksonville College) (2011-12):
- Earned all-region and all-conference honors with the Jaguars during his sophomore season, averaging 15 points, four assists and three rebounds.
- Shot 36 percent from the field and 34 percent from 3-point range.
- Converted 84 percent of his attempts from the free-throw line.
Freshman Year (at South Plains) (2010-11):
- Spent one season with South Plains, averaging five points in 27 appearances.
Prep and Personal:
- Averaged 16 points, four assists, five rebounds and two steals at Notre Dame Prep.
- Coached by Ryan Hurd.
- Boasts a career-high 36 points in a game with the Crusaders.
- Before Notre Dame Prep, Smith attended Madison Park High School, leading the Cardinals to a 19-2 record, while leading the state in scoring with 26.6 points-per-game.
- Recruited by North Texas, Tulsa, Rhode Island, Utah State, Loyola and New Mexico State.
- Born March 16, 1990 in Boston, Mass.
- Son of Gladys Pearson.
- Has two brothers, Damion and Eddie, and four sisters, Tamara, Wayniesha, Keisha and Charlene.
- Cousin, Will Blalock was drafted and played for the Detroit Pistons during the 2006-07 season.
- Plans on going into coaching following graduation.
- Is majoring in liberal studies.