Avery Smith
Avery Smith
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:

Last College:
Garden City CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 175



Panthers Welcome Basketball Alums, Celebrate 2002-03 Team Saturday

Alumni game at 4; honors during Wright State game that evening

Avery Smith Career and Game-By-Game Stats

• 2008-09 Season Notes
Named Second Team All-State by Inside Wisconsin Sports ... Started 25 games ... reached double figures in points 14 times ... also scored 20 or more points six times ... tallied two double-doubles ... scored eight points to go with five rebounds and five assists vs. MSOE Nov. 5 ... tallied 14 points off the bench against UW-Parkside Nov. 8 ... had to sit out the first two regular season games after playing in a closed door scrimmage with IUPUI the previous season ... returned Nov. 16 at Iowa State, scoring eight points while grabbing six rebounds ... tossed in 22 points in a win over Upper Iowa Nov. 19 ... added 22 points off the bench at #15 Marquette Nov. 22 ... scored 12 points vs. Ball State Nov. 25 ... made his first start of the season Nov. 29 at Wisconsin ... directed the offense against Detroit Dec. 4, tallying seven assists ... also had five points and five rebounds in the win ... added nine points, eight rebounds and four assists vs. Wright State Dec. 6 ... scored eight points to go with five rebounds and four assists at Miami (Ohio) Dec. 11 ... tossed in 21 points in a win over Bradley Dec. 20 ... scored 19 of his points in the first half, knocking in five 3-pointers ... tallied 15 points, seven assists and five rebounds in a win at UIC Dec. 30 ... poured in 28 points in a win at Loyola Jan. 3 ... 20 of those points came in the second half ... named the Horizon League Player of the Week after those two efforts ... scored 22 points and had five steals in a win over Valparaiso Jan. 5 ... tossed in 21 points to go with six rebounds and five assists against Green Bay Jan. 9 ... had 11 points and eight rebounds in a win over Cleveland State Jan. 17 ... tallied 17 points, 13 rebounds and six assists in a win over Loyola Jan. 28 ... collected 11 points, six assists and six rebounds at Green Bay Feb. 7 ... tallied a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds in a win over #21 Butler Feb. 18 ... had 11 points and eight rebounds vs. North Dakota State Feb. 21 ... collected six points, nine rebounds and four assists in a league tournament first round win over Loyola March 3 ... scored 15 points to go with five assists and four rebounds in a league tournament second round game vs. Wright State March 6.

• 2007-08 Season Notes
Was a Preseason All-Horizon League First Team honoree before being dropped from the squad in November.

• 2006-07 Season Notes
Led the Panthers in scoring, averaging 15.5 points per game ... named to the all-state second team by Inside Wisconsin Sports ... started 20 of 31 games ... reached double figures in points 23 times ... scored 20 or more points eight times ... scored 30 or more points three times ... finished seventh in the league in scoring ... scored eight points vs. UW-Parkside Nov. 1 ... tallied 13 points and six rebounds in 21 minutes vs. Edgewood Nov. 6 ... scored 12 points in the season opener with Radford Nov. 10 ... tallied 21 points vs. UAB Nov. 12 ... scored 19 of those points in the second half ... poured in 23 points at Michigan Nov. 15 ... scored 18 of those points in the second half ... collected 11 points and seven rebounds at Central Michigan Nov. 29 ... tossed in 36 points off the bench at Oakland Dec. 2 ... made eight 3-point baskets in that game ... point total was the most off the bench by a UWM player in the school's Division I history ... tallied 21 more points off the bench at Missouri State Dec. 6 ... returned to the starting lineup Dec. 10 vs. Youngstown State, scored 11 points while grabbing seven rebounds ... collected 18 points off the bench at Sam Houston State Dec. 22 ... poured in 28 points off the bench in a win over Wyoming Dec. 27 ... scored 21 points vs. #15 Butler Dec. 30 ... tallied 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a win over Detroit Jan. 4 ... scored 15 points at Loyola Jan. 6 ... returned to the starting lineup Jan. 11 at Cleveland State, scoring 12 points to go with six rebounds ... tossed in a team-high 19 points in the win over UIC Jan. 17 ... tallied 15 points in a win over Wright State Jan. 21 ... poured in 32 points at Detroit Jan. 25 ... scored 17 points and had seven assists vs. Green Bay Jan. 27 ... added four steals in that game ... collected 17 points vs. Cleveland State Jan. 29 ... poured in 33 points at Drake Feb. 17 ... tossed in 16 points in a win at Green Bay Feb. 24 ... scored 14 points in a Horizon League Tournament First Round game at UIC Feb. 27.

• 2005-06 Season Notes
Appeared in every game off the bench ... reached double figures in points four times ... led the team in steals ... played 15 or more minutes in a game 14 times ... sparked the Panthers with four points and three steals in 10 second-half minutes against Platteville Nov. 8 ... scored seven points and grabbed four rebounds off the bench at Memphis Nov. 15 ... tossed in 11 points and had four steals vs. Upper Iowa Nov. 21 ... added eight points off the bench at Tennessee Tech Nov. 28 ... contributed 11 points off the bench in a win over Saint Louis Dec. 3 ... scored eight points at South Dakota St. Dec. 6 ... added seven points, six rebounds and a career-best five steals in a win over Hawai'i Dec. 10 ... played a season-high 26 minutes against the Warriors ... had seven points and three rebounds at Wisconsin Dec. 15 ... tallied 10 points to go with six rebounds and three steals at Wyoming Dec. 27 ... collected six points, three rebounds and three steals in a win over Cleveland St. Jan. 2 ... tallied nine points and three steals vs. Youngstown St. Feb. 9 ... had 10 points and four rebounds vs. Missouri St. Feb. 18.

• Before UWM
Played the 2004-05 season at Garden City Community College ... averaged 12.1 points per game while helping his team to a 23-9 record ... earned honorable mention All-Jayhawk Conference honors ... was one of only three first-year players honored by the league in their post-season awards balloting ... played in 32 games during the 2004-05 season ... made 45 percent of his field goal attempts, including better than 36 percent of his shots from three-point range ... played for Panthers' video coordinator Ronnie Jones at Garden City ... also played for a season at Laurinburg Prep in North Carolina.

• Washington High School
Played three seasons at Washington ... helped team to 20 wins and the sectional final in 2003.

• Personal
Was born and grew up in Milwaukee ... helps coach basketball with a local AAU organization ... helped out with a number of teammates at a basketball clinic during this year's Summerfest.

2008-09 Season Highs
Points	 28 @ Loyola 1/3
Rebounds	 13 vs. Loyola 1/28
Assists	 7 - 2 times
Steals	 5 vs. Valparaiso 1/5
Blocks	 2 vs. North Dakota State 2/21
3-Point Shots	 5 vs. Bradley 12/20
Minutes	 45 vs. Green Bay 1/9

UWM Career Highs Points 36 @ Oakland 12/2/06 Rebounds same Assists same - 2 times Steals same - 1 time Blocks 2 - 2 times 3-Point Shots 8 @ Oakland 12/2/06 Minutes same

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