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4804 Whiskey Ct, Ijamsville, MD 21754
AS A FRESHMAN (2018-19): Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Watch List selection...Named MVP of final game of Italy Tour, scoring 12 points while dominating on the glass to help the Terps secure a 75-66 victory over the Netherlands "B" National Team.
BEFORE MARYLAND: McDonald’s All-American…Jordan Brand Classic selection…Five star recruit via 247, ESPN and Rivals…Four star recruit via Scout…2x Baltimore Sun All-Metro Co-Player of the Year (2017 & 2018)…Played with Terps' Darryl Morsell at Mount Saint Joseph…2x Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year (2017 & 2018)…Averaged 23 points, 12.5 rebounds and three blocks as a senior at Mount Saint Joseph…averaged 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 blocks as a junior…2x Baltimore Catholic League Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year…Honor Roll student…Averaged 64% shooting pct as a junior…Finalist for 2016 USA Basketball Men's U17 World Championship Team… USA Today's Maryland Player of the Year and First Team headliner…Rated #15 in the ESPN 100…Rated #4 PF in the country via ESPN…Rated #4 recruit in the east via ESPN…Rated #2 recruit in the state of Maryland via ESPN…Rated #22 recruit in the country via 247…Rated #6 PF in the country via 247…Rated #2 recruit in the state of Maryland via 247…Rated #30 in the country via Scout…Rated #7 PF in the country via Scout…Rated #1 recruit in the state of Maryland via Scout… First team at Nike Peach Jam Invitational…Played AAU with Team Takeover…Won the Jordan Brand “8” Tournament with Team Takeover.
PERSONAL: Son of Charles and Orletha Smith...Father is retired Navy officer...Nickname is “Stix”...Chose Maryland over Syracuse, Villanova, Virginia, Duke and Arizona…Committed to Maryland because of friendship with Darryl Morsell and coaching staff...Sports hero is Kobe Bryant...Career goal is to play in the NBA...Alternative career would be computer programming...If he could play a different sport would play tennis...Majoring in information science.
JALEN SMITH, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BASKETBALL
DARRYL MORRIS, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BASKETBALL
AS A FRESHMAN (2017-18): Played in all 32 games, while making 21 starts…Big Ten Freshman of the Week (11/20)…averaged 8.7 points and 4.4 rebounds, while leading the team in offensive rebounding (1.6/G)…finished in double figures in 14 games…led Maryland in steals in eight games, rebounding in seven games and scoring in two games…Matched career-high for third time with nine rebounds against Michigan (2/24)…Notched 14 points and nine rebounds at Northwestern (2/10)…Grabbed career-high nine rebounds and finished with 13 points against Purdue (1/31)…Scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds against Minnesota (1/18)…Pulled down eight rebounds and scored 14 points against Iowa (1/7)…Posted career-best 18 points along with three assists vs. Gardner-Webb (12/9)…Had seven points and five rebounds vs. Illinois (12/3)…Scored 12 of his 15 points in the 2nd half to rally MD back from a 15-point deficit to defeat Bucknell 80-78 (11/18)…Second on the team in scoring (13 points) along with two blocks and two steals vs. Butler (11/15)…Scored 11 points along with five rebounds and three assists vs. UMES (11/12)…Made career debut against Stony Brook, scoring four points and grabbing two rebounds in 21 minutes off the bench (11/10).
BEFORE MARYLAND: Unanimous four-star recruit…Ranked the 60th-best recruit in the country by Scout.com...Ranked the 79th-best recruit in the country by 247Sports composite…Ranked the 93rd recruit in the country by Rivals…Averaged 10.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.7 assists as a junior…Named Baltimore Sun First Team All-Metro…Earned All-Baltimore Catholic League honors…Played AAU for Team Melo.
PERSONAL: Parents are Duane and Carolyn Morsell…Major is undeclared.
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