Fifth place Pack at fourth place Broncos
Student attendance challenge for Metzker Family Fund
Pack seeking to end five-game skid
Tip-off at 7 p.m.
Game to air on CBS Sports Network
Explosive, versatile wing player who can drive the ball, shoot with range and rebound at both ends of the floor...Possesses a scorers mentality...Named the 2003-04 WAC Preseason Player of the Year by both the coaches and media.
2002-2003 SEASON (SOPHOMORE)
Earned first-team All-WAC honors (the first Nevada player to do so since joining the league in 2000)...Named to the WAC All-Tournament team after he averaged 19.3 ppg and 7.7 rpg in three games...Named to the NABC All-District 13 second team and USBWA All-Dictrict VIII team...Earned pre-season All-WAC second-team honors...Started 30-of-32 games...Led the Wolf Pack in scoring (16.3 ppg), rebounding (8.1 rpg) and blocked shots (0.8 bpg)...Made a team-best 187 field goals and was third in field-goal percentage (.445)...Led the WAC with 12 double-doubles...Ranked fourth in the WAC in scoring, second in rebounding, eighth in field-goal percentage, first in offensive rebounds and 15th in blocked shots...Registered double-figure scoring in 30-of-32 games and notched double-figure rebounds in 12 games...Led the team in rebounding in 13 of the final 15 games of the year...Scored a career-high 29 points in a double-overtime thriller at Fresno State on March 1...Played a career-high 49 minutes of a possible 50 against the Bulldogs...Grabbed a career-best 12 rebounds versus San Diego at home on December 28... Either tied or led the team in scoring 17 times...Scored 20 or more points on eight separate occasions...Second on the team in assists (2.5 apg).
2001-2002 SEASON (FRESHMAN)
Became eligible to play on December 27 versus San Jose State and promptly scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds...Played in 18 games and started 10, including the last eight to end the season...Named to the WAC All-Newcomer team...Averaged 13.7 ppg and 4.6 rpg...Had 15 blocks in 18 games, which tied him for second on the team with Kevinn Pinkney...Scored a season-high 22 points against Hawai'i on February 28...Hit a game-winning 3-point basket with four seconds remaining against Fresno State at home to help upset the Bulldogs, 88-85...Shot .377 (81-of-215) from the field...In WAC games only, ranked 11th in scoring (14.1 ppg)...Third on the team with 19, 3-pointers made.
Averaged 20.0 points, 10.3 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.3 blocks per game as a senior at Upland HS in Upland, Calif...Played for head coach Jeff Klein...Named CIF I-AAA Player of the Year...Earned first team all-state division I honors as a senior and was named first team all-CIF as both a junior and senior becoming the first Upland HS player to accomplish the honor...Named first team all-Baseline Conference and MVP as a senior... Earned all-tournament honors in five of six tournaments during his junior and senior years...Rated the fifth-best small forward on the West Coast by Pac-West Hoops, third-best combo forward in California by Fullcourt Recruiting Service and Joel Francisco's SoCal's Finest Scouting Report ranked him the 17th best player in all of California.
Has yet to declare a major...Born 6/5/83...Son of Alisa Smith...Enjoys playing volleyball in his free time... Lists Michael Jordan as his favorite sports figure.