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Mike Smith
Mike Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Calumet Park, Ill.

High School:
Shepard

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Position:
G


2003-04 Highlights: Redshirted the 2003-04 season, retaining three years of eligibility.

2002-03 Highlights: Saw action in eight games as a reserve in his rookie season...missed 10 games midway through the campaign due to a stress fracture injury to his right leg...averaged 1.0 points and 0.6 rebounds per outing...dropped in a career-high seven points in just six minutes of action versus IPFW on Feb. 15...scored his first collegiate points at Indiana State on Dec. 23, finishing with two points in the game...grabbed a career-best three rebounds at Northern Illinois on Dec. 28...saw his first collegiate action, playing two minutes in the Flames' win over Eastern Illinois on Nov. 24...tallied his first career assist at #10 Indiana on Dec. 7...collected a rebound, an assist and a steal in win over Samford on Dec. 16.

Prep: Four-year letterwinner in basketball at Shepard High School...the 2002 Star Newspaper Player of the Year, averaged 15.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game as a senior at Shepard while shooting 51% from the field and 44% from behind the three-point arc...helped guide the Astros to a 23-6 record and a regional championship during his final campaign...his squad advanced all the way to the title game of the Oak Lawn sectional, before bowing out to Joliet despite his 26-point, six-rebound effort in the contest...was a two-time All-SICA East performer during his career, as well as a two-time all-area honoree...also became just the second player ever to win back-to-back MVP honors at the prestigious Rich South Big Dipper Christmas Tournament after tabbing a career-best double-double with 28 points and 11 rebounds versus Leo in the title game...son of Karen Clay and Raymond Smith...born on November 26, 1983...undecided on a major.

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