Jamar Smith #2
TRANSFER: Transfers to USI from the University of
Illinois...played in 53 games between 2005-06 and 2006-07, averaging 8.0
points and 1.6 rebounds per game...redshirted in 2007-08...was a Big Ten
All-Freshman selection during his first season with the Illini...averaged
8.0 points and 19.2 minutes a game as a freshman...averaged 8.1 points per
game as a sophomore and was second on the team with 38 three-point field
goals...recorded a career-high 23 points versus the University of
Arkansas-Little Rock as a freshman...also scored in double-figures 20 times
in his two seasons with the Illini.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters at Richwood High School (Peoria, Illinois)...led the Mid-State 6 Conference as a senior with 21.3 points per game...was named the Peoria Journal Star Class AA Player of the Year and first team All-State by the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette and the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association...also was named second team All-State by the Associated Press and third team by the Chicago Sun-Times...averaged 19.6 points per game as a junior....named to the Class AA All-Star Team by Peoria Journal Star, first team All-State by News-Gazette, and third team All-State by the IBCA...finished his career at RHS with 1,525 points.
PERSONAL: Born April 7, 1987...son of Juandale Jordan and Felicia Smith.
|Career Highs entering the 2008-09 season|