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Eric Smith
Eric Smith

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Mullins, S.C.

High School:
Mullins HS/Christ School

Last College:
University of South Carolina

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
G


02/26/2014

Ellis Ties John Wooden for Career Victories with Win

Coastal Remains in First with Win Over PC

02/15/2014

Chants Roll Past Gardner-Webb, 75-60

Coastal improves to 9-3 in conference play

01/11/2014

Balanced Attack Leads to Road Victory

Five Chants Reach Double-Figures in Win

12/04/2013

Chants Win Battle of the Carolinas

Wilson and Cameron Combine for 40 of CCU's 76 Points

11/15/2013

Coastal Carolina Hosts Ole Miss Saturday Night

The Chants Take on the Defending SEC Champions at 7 p.m. inside The HTC Center

03/21/2014

2013-14 Coastal Carolina Men's Basketball - NCAA Tournament 2nd Round vs. No. 1 seed Virginia

2013-14 Coastal Carolina Men's Basketball - NCAA Tournament 2nd Round vs. No. 1 seed Virginia (PNC Arena - Raleigh, N.C.)

03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: Coastal Carolina vs. Virginia (USATSI)

Chanticleers give the top-seeded Cavaliers a scare before losing 70-59.

03/09/2014

Big South Final: Coastal Carolina vs. Winthrop (USATSI)

The Chanticleers prevailed 76-61 to claim their first conference title since 1991.

11/19/2013

Coastal Carolina @ Minnesota

USATSI

2012-13 (Junior): Attended the University of South Carolina... Saw action in 32 contests with 27 starts on the year... Averaged 5.7 points, 1.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 27.7 minutes per game... In SEC play, saw action in 18 contests, posting 5.6 points per game... Tallied five double-figure scoring games, and 23 games with at least two assists... Posted a season-best 17 points vs. Morgan State (Nov. 16)... Dished out a career-high nine assists against Appalachian State (Dec. 19)... Scored 12 points against both Arkansas-Little Rock (Nov. 25) and Ole Miss (Feb. 20)... Had 10 points against both Auburn (Jan. 12) and Alabama (Feb. 16)... Dished out seven assists against both Jacksonville (Dec. 7) and South Carolina State (Jan. 5)... Had six assists against Missouri State (Nov. 24)... Tallied five assists in four games... Had a career-high five rebounds against Georgia (Feb. 23)... Swiped a season-high three steals against Arkansas-Little Rock (Nov. 25) and Georgia (Feb. 23).

2011-12 (Sophomore): Attended the University of South Carolina... Saw action in 28 contests with 13 starts on the year ... Averaged 4.1 points, 0.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 14.3 minutes per game ... In SEC play, saw action in 13 contests, posting 1.5 points per game ... Tallied two double-figure scoring games, and nine games with at least two assists ... Led the team or shared the team lead in assists twice ... Posted a career high 18 points vs. Tennessee State (Nov. 20), hitting 5-of-7 attempts from beyond the arc ... Posted nine points and dished four assists in season opener vs. Western Carolina (Nov. 11) ... Earned first-career start against Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 22), posting eight points while matching career highs with three rebounds and two steals in 31 minutes played ... Had three assists and six points vs. No. 1 North Carolina (Nov. 26) ... Was solid vs. Providence (Dec, 1), scoring 16 points, hitting 6-of-13 attempts from the field ... Hit crucial shot with 25.9 seconds remaining in Clemson contest (Dec. 4), which pushed the Carolina lead to three points, helping to secure the win ... Dished three assists vs. the Tigers ... Matched career high with three rebounds at No. 2 Kentucky (Jan. 7) ... Played an SEC season high 17 minutes at Arkansas (Feb. 11), scoring seven points, and posting two assists and two steals ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2010-11 (Freshman): Attended the University of South Carolina... Saw action in 28 games during freshman campaign ... Averaged 2.4 points, 0.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.2 steals in 13.3 minutes per game ... In SEC play (16 games), averaged 3.1 points, 0.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 0.3 steals in 16.3 minutes per contest ... Dished two assists in college debut vs. Elon (Nov. 12) ... Scored four points and collected three assists in win over SC State (Jan. 4) ... Swiped a season-high two steals vs. the Bulldogs ... Tallied four points in first career SEC contest, an overtime win over Vanderbilt (Jan. 8) ... Scored seven points and dished three assists at Alabama (Jan. 12) ... Tallied a season-high eight points in a season-high 24 minutes at Kentucky (Feb. 19) ... Scored five points and collected a season-high seven assists in victory over Ole Miss (Feb. 22) ... Scored five points vs. the Rebels in the first round of the SEC Tournament (March 10) ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

High School: No. 47 point guard according to Scout.com... Earned one letter for coach David Gaines at Christ School... Averaged 13.5 points, 2.6 3-point field goals and 3.3 assists per game... Named NCISAA 3-A All-State and CAA All-Conference... Helped lead Christ School to NCISAA 3-A State Championship... Three-year letterwinner for coach Mark Gerald at Mullins (S.C.) High School... Three-star prospect... Transferred to Christ School prior to senior year... A first-team all-state selection all three seasons at Mullins... Region player of the year as a junior... Scored over 1,500 points during prep career... Led Mullins to state finals as a junior when he averaged 20.0 points and eight assists per game... Chose South Carolina over Clemson and Auburn.

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