HONORS: 2004-05--First-team All-State by the Virginia Sports Information Director's Association... first-team All-State by the Richmond Times-Dispatch ... received the Sidney Young Memorial Award (team honor). 2003-04--Honorable mention All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection ... second-team All-State by the Richmond Times-Dispatch ... received the Bill Gibson Cavalier of the Year Award (team honor) ... received the Sidney Young Memorial Award (team honor) ... received the Best Free Throw Percentage Award (team honor). 2002-03--Received the Best Attitude Award (team award).
AT VIRGINIA: 2004-05--Led the team in scoring (16.5 ppg.) and ranked sixth in the ACC ... also led the team in three-point field goals, made (63), three-point field goal percentage (63-178, .354) and blocked shots (21), and was second in rebounding (6.1 rpg.) ... ranked fourth in the conference in three-point field goals made (2.42 pg.) and 11th in field goal percentage (152-339, .448) ... team tri-captain ... team's leading scorer in 11 games ... scored over 20 points in 10 games and in double figures 21 times ... his three-point basket with 5.2 seconds remaining provided the margin of victory in the 56-55 win over Florida State (2/9/05) at University Hall ... also scored the 1000th point of his Virginia career in that game ... returned to action in the loss to Miami (1/12/05) after missing three games because of an injury and scored a team-high 21 points off the bench ... had not played in the three previous games because of an ankle injury ... scored a career-high 40 points and tied his career high with 10 rebounds for his first career double-double in the loss at Iowa State (12/6/04) ... was 11-18 from the field, including 4-8 from three-point range, and made 14 of 15 free throw attempts in that game ... his 11 field goals, 14 free throws made and 15 free throws attempted are all career highs ... had his second double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds in the loss at Maryland (Jan. 19) ... scored a team-high 22 points and had five rebounds in 35 minutes in the victory over Clemson (1/22/05) ... scored a game-high 24 points and had six rebounds in 36 minutes in the loss at Virginia Tech (1/27/05) ... had 26 points in the win over Richmond (11/28/04) ... scored 23 points (including four three-point field goals), had a team-high eight rebounds, two assists, two steals and one blocked shot in the victory over Auburn (12/3/04) ... scored 12 points and had a career-high five blocked shots before leaving with an ankle injury in the second half of the overtime win over Loyola Marymount (12/23/04) ... tied for the team high in scoring with 14 points and had eight rebounds in the win at N.C. State (2/5/05) ... scored 22 points, had eight rebounds and three blocked shots in a career-high 44 minutes in the double overtime loss to Maryland (2/19/05) at University Hall ... had his third double-double of the season with 22 points and 10 rebounds in the loss at Florida State (3/6/05) ... lettered for the third time. 2003-04--Honorable mention All-ACC selection ... served as tri-captain ... averaged 12.2 points and 5.1 rebounds a game while playing in 27 of 31 games, starting 12 ... ranked first on the team in free throw percentage (.800, 60-75) and steals (37) ... ranked second on the team in scoring (12.2 ppg), tied for second in rebounding (5.1 rpg) and third in blocked shots (22) ... scored in double figures in 13 of the last 17 games in which he played and 15 of the last 20 ... scored in double figures 18 times overall, second best on the team, despite being hampered by a back injury ... his three-point play with 5.8 seconds remaining in the game provided the margin of victory in the 84-82 home win over Wake Forest (3/2/04) ... scored a season-high 25 points and had a career-high five steals in the victory over Iowa State (12/31/03) ... also blocked three shots, had three assists, and three rebounds in 30 minutes of action in that game ... scored 22 points and had a career-high eight assists in the win over William and Mary (1/5/04) ... his 22 points tied for game-high scoring honors, and he also had five rebounds and three steals while tying his season high of 32 minutes played ... scored 21 points, had six rebounds, two steals, two assists and one blocked shot in 30 minutes in the overtime victory over Florida State (1/18/04) ... scored 19 points in the win over James Madison (12/16/03) ... led the team in scoring with 19 points and tied for the team lead in rebounding with six in the home loss to Duke (1/11/04) ... was 5-6 from three-point range in that game ... grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds to lead the team in that department in the win over Minnesota (12/3/03) ... made his first start of the season in the Minnesota game ... a back injury kept him out of Virginia's first game ... started 11 consecutive games before coming off the bench against Florida State (1/18/04) ... returned to the starting lineup against Clemson (1/20/04), but that's the last game he started in 2003-04 ... sat out the game at Duke (2/11/04) because of his back ... returned to score 16 points, all in the second half, and tie for the team lead in rebounds with seven in the home victory over Georgia Tech (2/14/04) ... sat out the game at Clemson (2/21/04) and then scored a team-high 20 points and had five rebounds in 23 minutes in the home win over North Carolina (2/24/04) ... did not play at Villanova (3/20/04) in the second round of the NIT ... led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding seven times in 2003-04 ... lettered for the second time. 2002-03--Averaged 11.6 points and 4.2 rebounds a game while averaging 26.6 minutes played a game ... tied for second on the team in blocked shots (25), was third in scoring and fourth in rebounding ... ranked eighth in the Atlantic Coast Conference in three-point field goal percentage (64-166, .386), 11th in three-point field goals made (64, 2.0 pg) and 22nd in scoring (372, 11.6 ppg) ... scored 30 points in a 73-64 home loss to Clemson (2/18/03) ... made six of 11 three-point field goal attempts in that game ... one of eight ACC players to score at least 30 points in a game during the 2002-03 season ... scored in double figures 17 times and led the team in scoring seven times during the season ... led the team in assists three times and in rebounds once ... played in all 32 of the team's games and started 23 ... had 24 points in the loss at Michigan State (12/4/02) ... scored a team-high 18 points in the win over East Tennessee State (12/17/02) ... had 15 points and a season-high eight rebounds in the victory over Kentucky (11/26/02) at the 2002 Maui Invitational ... scored 14 points, blocked three shots and had two assists in the win over Georgetown (12/28/02) ... scored 12 points, grabbed five rebounds and had season-high totals of four blocked shots and three steals in the victory over Liberty (12/30/02) ... scored 17 points in the home victory over Wake Forest (1/23/03) ... scored a team-high 17 points, including 5-7 from three-point range, and had four rebounds in the win at Maryland (2/6/03) ... scored 14 of his points in the second half of that game ... scored 14 points and had seven rebounds in the loss at North Carolina (2/12/03) ... scored 18 points and grabbed four rebounds in the loss at Wake Forest (2/23/03) ... scored 18 points and had a season-high four assists in the home loss to Georgia Tech (3/5/03) ... scored a team-high 19 points, had six rebounds, two assists, two steals and a blocked shot in 30 minutes in the loss to Duke in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament (3/14/03) ... was 4-5 from three-point range in that game ... scored 14 points and had four rebounds in the victory over Brown (3/19/03) in the first round of the NIT ... scored a team-high 19 points, had four rebounds and two assists in 27 minutes in the loss at St. John's (3/24/03) in the second round of the NIT ... lettered.
COFFEYVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: 2001-2002--Averaged 19.4 points and 6.6 rebounds a game as a freshman at Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, Kan., during the 2001-02 season ... shot 51.8 percent (251-485) from the field, including 45.8 percent (108-236) from three-point range, and made 90.2 percent (129-143) of his free throw attempts ... also had 103 assists (2.7 apg.), 53 blocked shots (1.4 bpg.) and 48 steals (1.3 spg.) ... led the team in scoring, field goals made, three-point field goals made, free throws made, free throw percentage and blocked shots ... earned first-team Junior College All-America honors and was an All-Tournament selection at the 2002 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Tournament ... co-Most Valuable Player at the regional tournament and earned first-team All-Region honors ... also named the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference's Most Valuable Player and Freshman of the Year ... Coffeyville Community College finished the 2001-02 season with an overall record of 36-2 and reached the championship game of the NJCAA Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL: Led William Penn High School to the state championship and was named the Delaware Player of the Year as a senior in 2001 ... selected MVP of the state tournament in 2001 ... averaged 24 points and 12 rebounds a game as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Cathy and Charles Smith ... has two older brothers, Charles and Steve ... Steve was a teammate of Devin's at Coffeyville Community College during the 2001-02 season ... Steve played basketball at Iona ... majoring in anthropology.
Smith's Career Highs
Points--40 vs. Iowa State (12/6/04); Rebounds--10 on four occasions; FG Made--11 vs. Iowa State (12/6/04); FG Att.--20 vs. Providence (2/2/05); 3 Pt. FG Made--6 vs. Clemson (2/18/03); 3 Pt. FG Att.--11 on three occasions; FT Made--14 vs. Iowa State (12/6/04); FT Att.--15 vs. Iowa State (12/6/04); Assists--8 vs. William & Mary (1/5/04); Turnovers--6 vs. Michigan State (12/4/02), vs. Maryland (1/19/05); Blocks--5 vs. Loyola Marymount (12/23/04); Steals--5 vs. Iowa State (12/31/03); Minutes--44 vs. Maryland (2/19/05 )
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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