| Bryce Smith
2010-11 Season (Sophomore)
Played in three games ... Scored a season-high eight points against Vanguard (11/20/11).
Redshirted after transferring from San Diego State ... Named CSUN Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... During the Fall semester, Smith chalked up a perfect 4.0 GPA as a Kinesiology major.
San Diego State (Freshman)
A reserve guard who helped the Aztecs to an NIT berth in 2008-09.
Taft High School
During his senior season, helped lead Taft to a 29-4 overall record and a perfect 10-0 mark in the West Valley League ... Taft won the City Section title before losing in the CIF Division I regional semifinal ... The Toreadors finished the 2007-08 season ranked #4 in the Los Angeles Times Top 25 and #4 in the state of California by MaxPreps.com ... Was a McDonald's All-American nominee, a first team all-league pick and team captain ... Also an honorable mention all-state selection for two seasons ... Averaged 11.4 points per game during his senior campaign ... Posted 13 double-figure scoring games as a senior including four 20-plus point performances ... His top scoring effort during his senior season came against Los Angeles Manual Arts when he scored 25 points in a winning effort ... The team's leading scorer (15.0 ppg) during his junior campaign ... Also on all-league selection on the volleyball team.
Born March 28, 1990 in Northridge, Ca. ... Parents are Marty and Neal Smith ... Has one sister (Kelley, 20) and one brother (Geoffrey, 22) ... Enjoys watching the Los Angeles Lakers ... His favorite athletes are Michael Phelps, J.J. Redick and Tom Brady ... Also enjoys the acting of Mark Wahlberg, Vincent Chase and Eva Mendes ... His favorite movie is The Sandlot, and his favorite television shows are Entourage, Prison Break and House ... Enjoys sushi and eating Subway sandwiches, but will not eat fast food ... Favorite musical artist is Eminem ... Transferred to CSUN from San Diego State to get a fresh start, be closer to home, compete in the Big West, and help the team go to the NCAA Tournament ... His greatest sports moment was winning the city championship over Fairfax HS at the Los Angeles Sports Arena ... The best athlete he ever played against was former UCLA guard Jrue Holiday ... His best friends from another college team are Garrett Green (LSU basketball) and Larry Drew (UNC basketball) ... The best thing about being a student-athlete, according to Smith, is the competition and the pressure to get better every day" ... The toughest part is "taking care of your body and preventing injuries ... If Bryce was NCAA president for one day, he would more clearly define "bubble teams" and clarify why certain teams get into the NCAA tournament ... His favorite website is YouTube ... The most famous persons he has met are Kobe Bryant, Will Smith and John Wooden ... The persons Bryce would most like to meet are Michael Phelps, Vincent Chase and Steve Nash ... Would most like to be stranded on a desert island with Mia Nunez ... Would like to switch places for a day with Tom Brady and Vincent Chase ... Would like to have dinner with Steve Nash and Phil Jackson ... If he was forced to listen to one CD for the rest of his life, it would be "NeYo: Year of the Gentleman" ... If he had a million dollars, he would "try to save it in the bank, but probably end up spending it on food" ... His advice to young people - "never give up, and do not let others limit your potential" ... Bryce says in the eighth grade he was ranked #2 in the country in the high jump ... The title of his autobiography would be - Work Harder Than The World ... Mark Wahlberg would be the lead actor if a movie was made about his life ...Bryce says he can't imagine going a week without eating at Subway ... Years from now, Bryce says he will still laugh about the time his girlfriend ran face first into a sliding glass door ... If he could change one thing about the world, it would be "to end racism" ... The biggest obstacle he overcame was "barely playing my sophomore year in high school, and becoming the leading scorer by my senior year" ... Always smiles when he sees his city championship ring ... His greatest hero is Tim Tebow ... Respects Tim Tebow because he is persistent and finds a way to lead and make plays despite not being the biggest, fastest or strongest ... Kinesiology major.
Bryce Smith - Career Highs
Points - 8 vs Vanguard (11/20/10)
Field Goals - 2 vs Vanguard (11/20/10)
3-Point Field Goals - 2 vs Vanguard (11/20/10)
Free Throws - 2 vs Vanguard (11/20/10)
Rebounds - 1 vs Vanguard (11/20/10)
Assists - 1 vs Vanguard (11/20/10)
Blocks - 0
Steals - 1 vs Vanguard (11/2/10)