#5 - Tim Smith
|2004-05 Men's Basketball|
Newport News, Va.
Hargrave Military Academy
About Tim: The Buccaneers most recognizable player, Smith has become a nationally known player at the point ... a fast-paced, high-energy guard known for his unorthodox shot-making abilities ... currently has 1,685 career points and is on pace to surpass the schoolís all-time record of 2,204 points set by Greg Dennis from 1988-92 ... for his career, he has scored 30 or more points six times and 20 or more 39 times. 2004-05: Led the team, conference and finished 7th nationally with an average of 22.2 ppg ... scored 20 or more points 18 times, including games of 37 and 33 points to wrap up the season in the conference tournament ... eclipsed 20 points for the 37th time in his career in one of the most impressive outings in all of college basketball during 2004-05, scoring a career high 41 points against Georgia Southern (2/26) ... netted 29 points in the win over Austin Peay (2/19), hitting on 12-of-19 from the field including 3-of-5 from 3-point range ... set or matched career highs with eight assists and six steals in the win over UNC Greensboro (2/12), while also scoring 25 against the Spartans ... scored 31 points in the loss to Davidson (1/26), marking the third time in his career he has scored over 30 points ... scored 20 points against The Citadel (1/24), and also moved into 6th place on the all-time scoring list against the Bulldogs ... collected his third career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds against Charleston (12/4) ... scored 24 points while setting season highs for minutes (38) and assists (6) against Alabama ... netted a game-high 24 points against Fresno State (11/27), eclipsing the 20-point mark for the 23rd time in his career ... had a career night against Marshall (11/23) setting or matching career marks for points (35), 3-point goals (3), 3-point attempts (8), free throws (10) and free throw attempts (12) ... Smithís 30 shots ranks second all-time. 2003-04: Led the team in scoring with 17.7 points per game and led the team with 4.5 assists per contest ... an All-SoCon first-team selection, he finished second in the voting for player of the year behind teammate Zakee Wadood ... had a fantastic SoCon Tournament, collecting the eventís most valuable player honor for the second straight year ... joined the ETSU 1,000-point club at the tournament, eclipsing the milestone with a free throw at the 2:16 mark of the first half against Chattanooga (3/6) ... participated in the Nike Camp this past summer, playing against the best collegiate players in the country ... scored 26 points, dished out five assists and collected four steals against Cincinnati in the NCAA Tournament ... in three games at the SoCon Tournament, Smith averaged 26 points, 6.7 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 3.3 steals in wins over Furman (3/4), Davidson (3/5) and Chattanooga (3/6) ... matched his career high with 29 points against Davidson, and had 20-plus efforts in the other two games with 24 points against Furman and 25 points against Chattanooga ... scored in double figures in 29 of his 32 games this season ... the 31 shots at Charleston were also a school record. 2002-03: His 475 points tied the ETSU freshman record set by Greg Dennis in 1987-88 ... netted 22 points in 40 minutes of play and was the main subject of many media reports after ETSUís 76-73 near-upset of Wake Forest in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... selected as the Southern Conferenceís Freshman of the Year, becoming only the third player in ETSU history to win the award -- the first since Greg Dennis won the honor in 1987-88 ... was also named the SoCon Tournamentís Most Outstanding Player after scoring team-highs in all three games -- 23 points against Wofford (3/6), 17 points against College of Charleston (3/7) and 25 points against Chattanooga (3/8) ... finished second on team with an average of 15.3 points per game ... ended the season 20th in the country with 2.4 steals per game ... had six 20-point games during the regular season including a 25-point effort against Appalachian State (3/1), but Smith ended the season with a total of nine 20-point games on the season ... High School: Played two years of prep ball at Hargrave Military Academy ... averaged 14 points and seven assists a game in his two seasons ... helped lead team to a 60-4 record ... the other four starters from that last season at Hargrave signed with Florida, Wake Forest, North Carolina State and Tennessee ... also starting point guard for Boo Williamsí AAU national championship team. Personal: Major in sports management ... son of Raymond Smith and Suzanne McRae ... born February 7, 1982.
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