13Isaac Smith III
UMES victorious at Fordham, 72-66
UMES vs. Hampton at the Norfolk Scope Arena during the 2015 MEAC Tournament (Photo credit: Mark Sutton)
See the action from the men's first NCAA post-season appearance in 41 years as they battled High Point in the 2015 CIT.
See Mark Sutton's shot from the 2015 MEAC Tournament of UMES men taking on Hampton
See Patrick Tewey's photos from the UMES at Fordham 72-66 victory.
2013-14: Played in 26 games, starting 13 ... team-high 56 assists with 48 rebounds ... averaged 5.8 ppg and 22 mpg ... shot 75% from free-throw line (39-for-52) ... fifth on team in steals (21) ...season-high 19 points and two shots at Iowa (Nov. 19) ... seven games with atleast 10 points ... career-high seven rebounds vs. Wilmington (Dec. 29) ... posted six assists against Purdue (Dec. 17) and Mississippi State (Jan. 2)
2011-12: Spent the 2011-12 season with Lee College (Tex.) ... played in six games ... averaged four points
2010-11: Spent the 2010-11 season with Eastern Illinois University ... averaged 12.8 minutes and 2.1 points in 26 games as a freshman ... had a career-high 15 points, four rebounds and two assists at Morehead State (2/10) ... shot over 85-percent from the free-throw line ... started eight of last 15 games
High School/Club:Played at Chicago St. Leo Catholic High School for head coach Noah Cannon... as a junior helped team post a 27-5 record as they finished 4th at IHSA Class 3A State Tournament... named to All-Chicago Catholic League team after guiding team to Catholic League North championship... averaged 18 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds and 3 steals as a junior... as a senior helped team post a 19-11 record in IHSA Class 2A falling in the regional championship... named All-Catholic League... averaged 12.9 points, 5.2 assists, 4 rebounds and 3 steals as a senior including a 32-point night against De La Salle ... was a long jumper on the track team ... member of the Honors Society as a junior and senior
Personal: Born on July 4, 1992 in Chicago, Ill ... son of Lesli Holmes and Isaac Smith, Sr. ... has five sisters, Iana, Bria, Iman, Dominique and Princess ... has three brothers Shawn, Isaiah and Iquan ... nickname is "Ice" ...major is General Studies ... named Leo Man of the Year at Leo High School as a senior ... pre-game routine includes taking a nap before heading to the gym, eating swedish fish or twizzlers and talking with his dad... personal best sports moment was scoring 37 points with 10 rebounds and 11 assists on high school senior night ... another personal best sports moment would be winning the conference tournament at Lee College ... lists his father as the person that has influenced him the most because his father has shown him the ropes to life and raised him to be a man ... plans to become a professional basketball player following graduation from UMES ... best advice recieved is "proper preperation prevents poor performance" ... hobbies outside sports include drawing and spending time with his family... favorite book is Million Dollar Slaves ...favorite movie is He Got Game ... personal goal this season is to lead MEAC in assists and break the school record for assists in a single season ... personal goal before graduation is to make a run in the NCAA tournament and be named first team all-MEAC