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Roscoe Smith

22 Roscoe Smith

  • Position: Forward
  • Year: JR
  • Height: 6′8″
  • Weight: 205 lbs
  • Hometown: Baltimore, MD
  • Previous School: Connecticut

Official bio:


Smith enters his first season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2012-13 ... Transferred from the University of Connecticut following the 2011-12 season ... Will practice with the Runnin' Rebels but must sit out of games during the 2012-13 season as a redshirt.


In two years at Connecticut, he appeared in 74 games ... As a sophomore he played in 33 contests, made 14 starts, and averaged 4.4 points and 3.4 rebounds in just over 18 minutes played per game ... In Big East Conference play, he averaged 5.3 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.


As a freshman at UConn, he was a starter on the 2011 National Championship team ... Played in 41 games, started 33, and averaged 6.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 25.2 minutes per game ... He averaged 5.7 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game during the 2011 NCAA Tournament, and he tied a career high with four blocked shots in the national title game against Butler.


A 2010 graduate of Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va. ... Averaged 18.6 points and 8.2 rebounds per game at Oak Hill, where he was coached by Steve Smith ... Led the Warriors to a No. 12 national ranking ... A 2010 Jordan-Brand All-American ... Ranked as the nation's No. 5 small forward in the class of 2010 by Scout, 34th overall by ESPN, 37th by Rivals and No. 7 at his position by both ESPN and Rivals ... Averaged 21.4 points and 11.0 rebounds per game as a junior at Walbrook High School in Baltimore, Md.


Roscoe R. Smith was born May 1, 1991, in Baltimore, Md. ... Majoring in sociology ... Is the son of Brian and Gaynel Thompson.

Courtesy UNLVRebels.com

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