Corey Smith

6-5, 230, Sophomore, Guard/Forward


Hometown - Houston, Texas

High School - Lamar

2001-2002 Notes
•Earned fourth straight start and ninth career at Louisiana Tech
•Five rebounds vs. LSU was the most in the past five games and ties for second-most in the past 18 games
•Played a career-high and team-high 31 minutes and dished out a careerhigh seven assists against Kentucky despite not starting for the first time in three games
•Earned third start in four games and sixth career start at Arkansas
•Got his fourth career start against Mississippi State
•Seven rebounds vs. South Carolina was just one off career high
•Earned his second straight and third overall start at Florida and tied career high with nine points
•Got his second start vs. LSU and set career highs with 26 minutes, three assists and two steals
•Played a career-high 25 minutes against Tennessee and tied three other career highs against Tennessee
•Five rebounds vs. Tennessee was the most in the past nine games
•Earned his first career start at South Carolina
•Georgia (9) was the first game since the November 29 Cal Poly game in which he did not play double digit minutes
•Played double-figure minutes in 24-of-32 games
•Recorded the first block of his career at Georgia
•Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against ETSU
•Scored season-high nine points in first collegiate game against Liberty and tied that mark against Western Ky. and Tennessee
•Led team in rebounding two times, assists four times, steals four times and blocked shots one time

Lamar High School
Led team to a 35-3 record as a senior...Averaged 15 points and 7 rebounds per game...Led high school to regional finals as a senior...Voted All- Region as a senior...All-Houston Area Second Team as a senior...Twotime All-District...Two-year team captain...Missed a quarter of his junior season after cracking and then breaking the fifth metatarsal in his left foot...Hampered late in senior campaign with a twisted ankle...Also played on the Houston Superstars AAU team, helping to lead the team to the California Pump and Run Tournament title...At the ABCD Tournament, averaged double digits in scoring and showed his range by shooting 51 percent from behind the three-point arc.

Worth Knowing
Full name is Corey Darnell Smith...Named to high school’s academic honor roll...Two high school teammates signed Division I scholarships... Has one brother, Courtney, age 20...Chose Vanderbilt because it was the best combination of high academics and good basketball.

Year G-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct
2001-02 32-9 465-14.5 36-85 .424 8-30 .267 25-40 .625


31/58 89-2.8 67-4 28 39 3 12 105 3.3




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