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Adam Smith

Adam Smith - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Masters 2016
Experience 1 VL
Height 6-1
Weight 165
Hometown Jonesboro, Ga.
Last School Fayette County / Virginia Tech
Adam Smith - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Career Notes

One of the top three-point marksmen in the Atlantic Coast Conference in his last two seasons at Virginia Tech, where he averaged 12.7 points and hit 40.7 percent of his three-point attempts in 47 games … Graduated in May from Virginia Tech with his bachelor’s degree in communications and enrolled in summer school at Georgia Tech to begin graduate studies … Wore No. 3 for the Hokies … His 272 threes for his career would rank third all-time at Georgia Tech if he had played his entire career with the Yellow Jackets … Scored 1,562 points in his career (began this season with 1,022), more than half of those (819) on three-point baskets … In three years as an ACC player, has 1,137 points.

2015-16 (Graduate student at Georgia Tech)Game-by-Game Statistics

Led the ACC and is 19th nationally in three-point field goals per game (3.03) and ranked sixth in percentage (41.4 pct., 34th in NCAA) … Second on the team in scoring at 15.0 ppg (18th in the ACC) with 69 assists and just 44 turnovers … Scored in double digits in team-high 29 of 36 games … Stepped it up late in the season, scoring in double digits in eight straight games before the finale at San Diego State, getting 20+ in four of the last six, including NIT games against Houston and South Carolina … Averaged team-high 19.1 ppg over that stretch, hitting 46.5 percent from the floor and 49.2 percent from three-point range … 15.8 ppg (10th), 39.0 percent on threes (8th), 41-for-50 (82.0 pct.) from the foul line … Scored 20 or more points seven times in ACC games … Averaged 19.5 points and went 8-for-15 from three-point range in two ACC Tournament games … Scored 20+ points nine times altogether, including an ACC career-high of 30 at Pittsburgh (10-of-16 FG, 8-of-13 on 3s) … Overall career-best was 32 (with seven threes) against Wake Forest as a freshman at UNC Wilmington … Overall career-best is 32 (with seven threes) against Wake Forest as a freshman at UNC Wilmington … At Pitt, became the first Tech player to score 30 points since 2011 (Iman Shumpert at North Carolina) … His eight threes were the most by a Tech player since 1996 (9 by Drew Barry vs. North Carolina), and were a record for the Petersen Events Center … Made his ACC debut for Georgia Tech by making 6-of-10 from three-point range and scoring 20 points … The six threes were his most this season and matched his high at Virginia Tech (six vs. Pittsburgh in an overtime win) … Had a streak of 26 straight games with at least one three snapped at Clemson (0-for-3) on 2/13 … Hit one or more threes in 103 of 114 games in his college career, and in 34 of Tech’s 36 games in 2015-16 … Surpassed Tech’s leader in threes from last season in the Jackets’ first 12 games (Quinton Stephens had 32) … His 109 for the season were the most for a Tech player since Dennis Scott’s 116 (in 32 games) in the 1988-89 season … Scott has the Tech record of 137 set in 1989-90.

2014-15 (Junior at Virginia Tech)

Led Virginia Tech and the ACC in three-point shooting percentage at 42.4 percent (81-for-191), and averaged a team-high 13.4 points per game … Played in 33 games, making 21 starts … Scored seven points and added three rebounds in the opener against Maryland-Eastern Shore … Put up 13 points against Liberty … Led the Hokies with 11 points against Appalachian State … Scored seven points against Northern Iowa … Went 5-for-7 from three to finish with 26 points and six rebounds against Miami (OH) … Led the way with 22 points, including six threes, against Morgan State … Had 12 points against Radford … Scored seven points and returned to the starting line-up against Alabama A&M … Led the Hokies with 16 points, adding five rebounds against The Citadel … Scored 10 points and added two assists against VMI. … Grabbed seven rebounds and put up 14 points against Presbyterian … Scored 10 points and brought down four rebounds at No. 17 West Virginia … Scored seven points against Syracuse … Had his best conference game to date, putting up 24 points, including five three-pointers, and adding four rebounds … Scored 19 points and grabbed four rebounds at No. 6 Louisville … Led the Hokies with 11 points at No. 15 North Carolina … Paced Tech with 15 points, also grabbing three rebounds against No. 2 Virginia … Hit a long three to force overtime and then sealed the win with another three at the end of overtime to knock off Pitt, dropping 26 points in the game … Scored 12 points and added four rebounds and three assists at Wake Forest … Put up 13 points and added three assists at Syracuse …Helped lead Tech with 19 points against Florida State … Scored 15 points and grabbed four rebounds in the win over Georgia Tech … Had 13 points and three rebounds at Clemson … Scored 15 points at Miami … Put up 15 points and grabbed three rebounds at NC State … Scored 15 points against No. 4 Duke … Put up 19 points and grabbed four rebounds at No. 2 Virginia … Led the way with 22 points against Boston College … Added seven points in the Hokies’ ACC Tournament win over Wake Forest … Scored 10 points against Miami in the ACC Tournament.

2013-14 (Sophomore at Georgia Tech)

Averaged 11.0 points per game and made 35.8 percent of his threes on the year … Played in 14 games, making nine starts … Scored seven points and added three assists against USC Upstate … Put up 19 points in the win over West Virginia … Had six points and three assists against Western Carolina … Had three assists and 11 points against VMI … Led the team with 27 points, adding six boards and five assists against Michigan State … Put up 11 points and grabbed three rebounds against Seton Hall … Had 11 points and three assists against Furman … Scored 28 points and added five assists in the win over Radford … Missed the Winthrop game due to a left calf strain … Had eight points and three assists at Miami … Saw early action against VCU but did not return in the second half, still dealing with a calf strain … Did not play against UNCG or UMES continuing to work back from a calf injury … Returned against No. 2 Syracuse, finishing with nine points in 30 minutes of action … Scored 12 points against Boston College … Was shut down for the season following the Boston College game with a left leg injury.

2011-12 (Freshman at UNC Wilmington)

All-Rookie selection in the Colonial Athletic Association … Two-time CAA Rookie of the Week selection … Appeared in all 31 games, starting 29 times … Was second on the team in scoring, averaging 13.7 points per game … Fourth on the team in assists and fifth in steals … Was the top freshman scorer in the CAA and reached double-figures in 20 games, including a 32-point outburst at Wake Forest … Scored 20 or more points six times … Also scored 23 points in the season-opener at Maryland and 27 points at Toledo.

High School

Averaged 26.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists in senior season … Led Coach Andre Flynn’s Tigers to 30-3 record in final prep campaign … Scored 16 points and dished out six assists in 66-64 loss in 4A state semifinals … Scored 50 points vs. Upson-Lee in 84-25 victory … Set career scoring record at Fayette County … Named Second-Team Parade All-American … Only Georgia player selected to Parade squad … Averaged 25.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 2.0 steals as junior … Named First-Team All-State by Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Also selected AJC’s Southside Player of the Year … Played for Georgia Impact AAU team.


Full name is Adam Terrell Smith … Born November 8, 1992 in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Gregory and Carlotta Smith … Youngest of four children … Received a Bachelor’s degree in communications from Virginia Tech in May, 2015 … Pursuing his Master’s degree in Music Technology with a Music Production and Multimedia concentration at Georgia Tech.

 Career Statistics at Georgia Tech  
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