Malik Smith
Malik Smith


Boston, Mass.

High School:
Notre Dame Prep

Last College:
Florida International

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200



Gophers Fall to No. 8 Syracuse, 75-67

Malik Smith scores 16 points in loss at Maui Invitational.


Gophers Win NIT

Minnesota defeated SMU to win the 2014 NIT in New York City.


Gophers Beat Florida State

The Gopher basketball team advanced to the NIT Championship game with an overtime win over Florida State.


Gophers Advance in Tournament

Minnesota defeated Penn State, 63-56, in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.


Raise the Barn: Ep. 4

Watch Episode 4 of Raise the Barn presented by Explore Minnesota.


Minnesota Beats #9 Badgers

Minnesota beat its second-straight top 11 opponent with an 81-68 win over Wisconsin.


Minnesota at Northwestern

Minnesota at Northwestern


Minnesota @ Nebraska

USATSI photos, Sunday Jan. 26, 2014


Men's Basketball vs. Iowa - 1/19/14

Minnesota vs. Iowa


Minnesota vs. No. 5 Michigan State

Men's basketball, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014


Minnesota vs. Chaminade - UTSI

Minnesota vs. Chaminade - UTSI

Malik Smith Career Stats and HighsGet Acrobat Reader

2013-14 | Senior Season:
Played in 36 games with two starts • scored six points in 18 minutes off the bench in his Gopher debut against Lehigh (11/8) • contributed 11 points and three rebounds at Richmond (11/16) • scored a team-high 16 points and grabbed four rebounds in 30 minutes off the bench against Syracuse (11/25) • contributed 15 points in 24 minutes off the bench against Arkansas (11/26) • scored 16 points in 29 minutes against Chaminade (11/27) • missed the game against New Orleans (12/7) with an injured left ankle • returned to action against South Dakota State, scoring six points with three assists and two rebounds (12/10) • scored a season-high 19 points with three rebounds and two steals against Omaha (12/20) • scored 12 points and added three rebounds, two assists and a steal vs. Michigan (1/2) • scored 10 points, two assists and a steal against Purdue (1/5) • scored six points on a perfect night at the free throw line, including the game-winning FTs, and had two assists, one steal and one rebound at Penn State (1/8) • scored 17 points with two rebounds at Michigan State (1/11) • scored seven points with one steal and a rebound vs. Ohio State (1/16) • scored 14 points, three rebounds and three assists vs. Wisconsin (1/22) • matched school record with eight made 3-pointers, part of career-high tying 29-point night with three steals and two rebounds at Nebraska (1/26) • scored 14 points at Wisconsin (2/13) • scored six points and two rebounds with an assist vs. SMU (4/3 - NIT).

2012-13 | Junior Season (Florida International):
Appeared in 32 games - 31 starts - for the Panthers • named Third-Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection by College Sports Madness • finished with averages of 14.1 points and 2.7 rebounds per game • shot 36.4 percent (135-of-371) from the floor, 36.2 percent (96-of-265) from 3-point range and 76.6 percent (85-of-111) from the free-throw line • set the FIU record for 3-pointers made is a single season (96) • ranked No. 1 in the conference and No. 16 in the nation in 3-point field goals made (3.0 per game) • his 451 total points rank No. 6 all-time by a junior at FIU • named to the SBC All-Tournament Team after averaging 17.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg, while shooting 51.7 percent from 3-point range • set the conference tournament record for 3-pointers made with 15 during the Panthers' run.

2011-12 | Sophomore Season (Jacksonville College):
Earned all-region and all-conference honors with the Jaguars during his sophomore season, averaging 15 points, four assists and three rebounds per game • shot 36 percent from the field and 34 percent from 3-point range • converted 84 percent of his attempts from the free-throw line.

2010-11 | Freshman Season (South Plains):
Spent one season at South Plains, averaging five points per game in 27 appearances.

High School:
Averaged 16.o points, four assists, five rebounds and two steals per game in lone season at Notre Dame Prep • graduated from Madison Park High School • led the Cardinals to a 19-2 record, while leading the State of Massachusetts in scoring with an average of 26.6 points-per-game.

Born March 16, 1990 • son of Gladys Pearson • has two brothers, Damion and Eddie, and four sisters, Tamara, Wayniesha, Keisha and Charlene • his cousin, Will Blalock was drafted in the second round of the 2006 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons• majoring in communications.


Preview: Gophers vs. Omaha


The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team returns to the Barn to begin a four-game homestand Friday against Omaha.

Minnesota Falls Short to Texas Tech, 81-68


Carlos Morris and Joey King each scored 15 points to lead the Gophers (3-2).

Minnesota holds off Missouri State 74-69


Joey King scored 18 points to help Minnesota beat Missouri State 74-69 in Friday's consolation bracket at the Puerto Rico Tipoff.

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