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    Lanny Smith

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Missouri City, Texas

    High School:
    Hightower

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 194

    Position:
    Guard

    Birthdate:
    10/30/1984

    Experience:
    3L

    Major:
    Kinesiology/Sports Management

    Lanny Smith

    Notes
    One of only four guards in school history to accumulate 1,000 points and 375 assists in their careers...became the 40th Cougar to record 1,000 career points...enters the 2007-08 season with 1,090 points...received a medical waiver from NCAA to compete in 2007-08.

    2006-07 (As a Redshirt Senior)
    Played in just four games during December after undergoing preseason surgery on his left foot...best game came at Arizona when he tallied 12 points and six assists...also scored nine points and dished out four assists against UNLV before sitting out the rest of the season.

    2005-06 (As A Junior)
    Named Second-Team, All-Region IX selection by NABC...tabbed an All-Conference USA Third-Team selection...ranked 28th nationally with 5.4 assists per game...played in and started 30 games...sat out the first game of his career against Sam Houston State with an eye injury...scored a game-high 21 points and handed out three assists at Missouri State in the second round of the NIT...just missed a triple double against BYU with nine points, a career-high of 11 assists and 10 rebounds in the first round of the NIT...also equaled his career high of five steals versus BYU...scored a season-high 25 points against UCF...tallied 21 points at Rice and 20 points at UAB and East Carolina...recorded the first double-double of his career with 11 points and 10 assists against VCU...also handed out a career-high of 11 assists against 13th-ranked Arizona...recorded 10 assists against Florida Tech...had nine assists against UCF and Texas A&M Corpus Christi...had four steals versus McNeese State and South Alabama.

    2004-05 (As A Sophomore)
    Only Cougar to start every game...ranked among the top 14 Conference USA scoring leaders with 14.7 points per game, C-USA's top five leaders in assists with a 4.2 average, and the league's sixth most accurate three-point shooter with 40.2 percent...his 2.5 three-point field goals per game ranked seventh among C-USA leaders...scored a season-high 30 points against New Orleans...scored 20 points in nine games, including 26 points at Texas A&M and 24 points at TCU...led UH with 21 points and five assists against USF in the Conference USA Tournament...handed out five or more assists in 15 games, including 10 assists versus Southeastern Louisiana...had nine assists against TCU and eight assists at Wichita State in the NIT.

    2003-04 (As A Freshman)
    Played in 27 games and started 26 contests for the Cougars...led Houston with 3.2 assists per game...handed out six assists against Bethune-Cookman and Lamar...averaged 8.4 points per game...scored in double figures 10 times...tallied a season-high 31 points against Southern Miss.

    High School
    Earned All-Greater Houston Player of the Year honors as a senior...named an Honorable Mention All-America performer by Van Coleman's Future Stars magazine...was a First-Team All-State and First-Team All-Region III and District 20-5A MVP after leading Hightower to the Texas Class 5A State Semifinals for the second straight year...led the Greater Houston Class 5A area leaders with 9.8 assists per game...ranked fourth among area leaders with 4.1 steals and was second among Hightower's scoring leaders with 12.9 points per game.

    Personal
    Major is kinesiology and sports administration at Houston...born October 30, 1984, in Houston...son of Alfreda Smith of Missouri City...signed with Houston after being recruited by Texas, Baylor, TCU and Oklahoma.

    2007-08 Game-by-Game Stats

    |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---| |----REBOUNDS----| Opponent Date GS Min FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ MOREHEAD STATE 11/09/07 * 22 1-3 .333 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 0 2 2 2.0 2 0 5 2 0 3 2 2.0 vs VCU 11/15/07 * 24 4-7 .571 1-2 .500 1-1 1.000 0 1 1 1.5 0 0 1 3 0 1 10 6.0 vs Marist 11/16/07 * 28 3-6 .500 0-2 .000 0-1 .000 0 1 1 1.3 1 0 3 3 0 1 6 6.0 vs Charleston 11/18/07 * 25 0-2 .000 0-1 .000 2-2 1.000 0 2 2 1.5 2 0 8 0 0 0 2 5.0 TEXAS SOUTHERN 11/21/07 * 25 4-9 .444 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 0 2 2 1.6 1 0 3 3 0 1 9 5.8 GRAMBLING STATE 11/24/07 18 2-4 .500 1-1 1.000 3-4 .750 0 1 1 1.5 2 0 5 0 0 0 8 6.2 COASTAL CAROLINA 11/26/07 24 1-5 .200 0-3 .000 2-2 1.000 0 1 1 1.4 2 0 5 2 0 0 4 5.9 TOLEDO 12/04/07 21 1-4 .250 0-1 .000 4-4 1.000 0 1 1 1.4 1 0 3 5 0 0 6 5.9 SOUTHERN 12/08/07 * 21 0-4 .000 0-3 .000 0-0 .000 0 1 1 1.3 1 0 5 1 0 1 0 5.2 KENTUCKY 12/18/07 * 31 2-10 .200 1-4 .250 6-8 .750 0 0 0 1.2 3 0 8 3 0 0 11 5.8 ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF 12/29/07 * 21 0-5 .000 0-3 .000 3-4 .750 0 4 4 1.5 0 0 2 3 0 0 3 5.5 at Massachusetts 01/02/08 * 24 3-10 .300 0-3 .000 6-6 1.000 0 2 2 1.5 3 0 5 2 0 0 12 6.1 ARIZONA 01/12/08 * 12 1-4 .250 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 1.4 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 5.8 at SMU 01/16/08 * 24 1-3 .333 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0 3 3 1.5 3 0 5 1 0 2 2 5.5 UTEP 01/19/08 * 22 0-2 .000 0-1 .000 9-10 .900 0 3 3 1.6 4 0 7 4 0 0 9 5.7 at Rice 01/23/08 * 29 1-7 .143 0-4 .000 7-8 .875 0 4 4 1.8 2 0 6 2 0 2 9 5.9 MARSHALL 01/26/08 * 31 2-4 .500 1-2 .500 1-2 .500 0 2 2 1.8 1 0 10 3 0 1 6 5.9 MEMPHIS 01/30/08 * 16 0-4 .000 0-2 .000 2-2 1.000 0 2 2 1.8 2 0 1 3 0 2 2 5.7 at UCF 02/02/08 * 10 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 4-4 1.000 0 1 1 1.7 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 5.6 TULSA 02/06/08 * 26 3-7 .429 1-4 .250 4-4 1.000 1 2 3 1.8 2 0 5 1 0 2 11 5.9 at Tulane 02/09/08 * 16 2-6 .333 2-6 .333 0-0 .000 1 0 1 1.8 2 0 3 2 0 1 6 5.9 at Memphis 02/13/08 * 8 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 1.7 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 5.6 SMU 02/16/08 4 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 2-2 1.000 0 0 0 1.6 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 5.5 RICE 02/23/08 3 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.3 SOUTHERN MISS 02/27/08 6 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 1.5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 at East Carolina 03/01/08 17 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 2-4 .500 1 2 3 1.5 2 0 3 1 0 0 2 4.9 UCF 03/05/08 * 30 5-8 .625 1-2 .500 5-6 .833 0 2 2 1.6 4 0 4 2 0 1 16 5.3 at UTEP 03/08/08 * 27 5-9 .556 4-5 .800 2-4 .500 0 0 0 1.5 5 1 4 1 0 1 16 5.7 vs UTEP 03/13/08 * 26 0-6 .000 0-3 .000 0-0 .000 0 2 2 1.5 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 5.5

    Totals......................... 22 591 41-134 .306 13-62 .210 65-78 .833 3 41 44 1.5 49 1 108 53 0 21 160 5.5

    Games played: 29 Minutes/game: 20.4 Points/game: 5.5 FG Pct: 30.6 3FG Pct: 21.0 FT Pct: 83.3

    Rebounds/game: 1.5 Assists/game: 3.7 Turnovers/game: 1.8 Assist/turnover ratio: 2.0 Steals/game: 0.7

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