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#1 Evan Smotrycz
Position: Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 230
Year: Junior
Hometown: Reading, Mass.
High School: Michigan
Experience: Transfer
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2014-15 Highlights

• Missed first five games of the season with a fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his left foot.

• Posted a team-high six rebounds in return vs. Monmouth (11/28).

CAREER HONORS

  • 2013 Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2013-14): Appeared in 31 games, making 28 starts...averaged career-highs in minutes (27.9), points (11.0/g), rebounds (6.0/g) and assists (1.7/g)...scored double-figures in 19 games, and led team with three double-doubles...scored 19 points on 4-of-7 shooting from 3-pt range at Clemson (3/2)...shot 54 percent (22-for-41) and 56 percent (10-for-18) from 3-pt range over five games during span from Jan. 20 - Feb. 4...notched 14 points on 6-of-12 shooting at North Carolina (2/4)...scored 14 points in back-to-back games against Georgia Tech (1/4) and Pittsburgh (1/6)...had career-high 13 rebounds and 5 assists, along with 15 points vs. Boston Univ. (12/21)...posted 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting with 7 rebounds at #5 Ohio State...notched second consecutive double-double with 19 points and career-high 12 rebounds and 4 assists versus Morgan State (11/29)...selected to Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team, averaging 12.3 pts and 7.0 rebs in three games...posted first double-double as a Terp with 13 pts and 11 rebs in Paradise Jam finals against Providence (11/25)...matched career-high with 20 points versus Northern Iowa (11/24).Posted 16 points versus Oregon State (11/17)...made Maryland debut against #19 UConn (11/8), tallying 13 points and nine rebounds...posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds in a 92-84 win over the Bahama All-Stars on the team's Foriegn Tour in August.

AS A JUNIOR (2012-13): Redshirt season.

AS A SOPHOMORE AT MICHIGAN (2011-12): Helped the Wolverines to an overall record of 24-10, a share of its first Big Ten regular-season title since 1985-86, and its best Big Ten record (13-5) since 1993-94... Appeared in all 34 games, starting in 18 contests ... Averaged 7.7 points per game ... Scored 263 points ... Led U-M in scoring in three games ... Recorded 12 double-digit scoring efforts ... Scored a career-high 20 points, twice -- vs. Oakland (Dec. 10) and vs. Bradley (Dec. 22) ... Recorded three consecutive points/rebounds double-doubles -- 17/11 vs. Alabama A&M (Dec. 17), 20/10 vs. Bradley (Dec. 22), and 10/10 vs. Penn State (Dec. 29) ... Registered his highest scoring output of Big Ten play with 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting in the regular-season finale win at Penn State (March 4) ... Hit the game-tying three pointer with 17 seconds left in regulation in the overtime win vs. Minnesota in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals (March 9) ... Finished second on the team in shooting percentage -- 48.1 percent (89-for-185) ... Led U-M in three point field goal percentage -- 43.5 percent (40-for-92) -- which ranked seventh in the Big Ten ... Second on the team in rebounding, averaging 4.9 rpg, which ranked 17th in the Big Ten ... Grabbed 165 rebounds, 45 offensive and 120 defensive ... Was U-M's leading rebounder in 10 games ... Had at least five rebounds in 16 games ... Grabbed a career-high 11 boards vs. Alabama A&M (Dec. 17) ... Tied for second on the team with Tim Hardaway Jr. with 11 blocks ... Recorded 30 assists, including a career-high four vs. UCLA in the Maui Invitational (Nov. 23) ... Registered 27 steals, including a career-high four vs. Illinois (Feb. 12) ... Averaged 21.1 minutes per game ... Played at least 30 minutes in four games ... Played a career-high 35 minutes vs. Penn State (Dec. 29).

AS A FRESHMAN AT MICHIGAN (2010-11): Won U-M's Sixth Man Award ... Played in all 35 games for the Wolverines with 24 starts ... Averaged 6.3 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... Averaged 5.5 points and 2.2 rebounds per game in Big Ten contests ... Scored 219 points ... Scored in double figures in nine games ... Led U-M in scoring in two games ... Scored a career-high 18 points at Clemson (Nov. 30) ... Had 14 points against Ohio State (Jan. 12) and matched that against Iowa (Jan. 30) and Michigan State (March 5) ... Grabbed 81 rebounds, 23 offensive and 58 defensive ... Recorded a season-high seven rebounds against Bowling Green (Nov. 18) ... Led U-M with six rebounds against Ohio State (Jan. 12) ... Had 24 assists ... Shot 40.1 percent (77-for-192) from the field ... Shot 38.1 percent (45-for-118) from three-point range ... Made a season-high four three-pointers against Bryant (Dec. 23), Ohio State (Jan. 12) and Iowa (Jan. 30) ... Shot 69 percent (20-for-29) from the free throw line ... Recorded 17 steals ... Had a career-high three steals against Minnesota (Jan. 22) and vs. Michigan State (March 5) ... Registered nine blocks ... Played 623 minutes ... Averaged 17.8 minutes per game ... Played 20-or-more minutes in 12 games ... Played a season-high 30 minutes at Wisconsin (Jan. 5).

AT NEW HAMPTON PREP SCHOOL (2008-2010): Attended for two postgraduate years ... Two-year varsity letterwinner and two-year starter ... Averaged 14.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists his second season (2009-10) ... Helped New Hampton Prep to 18-12 record ... Led New Hampton to quarterfinal of the New England Class "A" Tournament ... Averaged 14.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game his first season (2008-09) ... Helped New Hampton Prep to a 14-16 record ... Had four games with 20-plus points and 15 with 10-plus points.

AT READING MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL: Played three years at Reading Memorial High School ... Averaged 14.4 points, 7.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists in his career ... Three-year varsity letterwinner and three-year starter ... Boston Globe All-Scholastic (2008) ... Middlesex All-League (2007, '08) ... Middlesex All-Star (2007, '08) ... All-Fox25 Team (2008) ... Averaged 20.7 points, 10.3 rebounds and 4.8 assists as a junior (2007-08) ... Averaged 15.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.1 assists as a sophomore ... Averaged 6.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.6 assist as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Parents are Charleen and Zee Smotrycz ... has one sister, Erica, who was a member of the Northeastern swimming program... Father, Zee, played basketball at Middlebury College in Vermont... Graduated with a bachelor's degree in American studies...Pursuing a master's degree in real estate development... Last name is pronounced SMAHT-rich.


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