Created on 4/1/22. Written by Alan Lu.
College: Kansas State
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Very good rebounder for his size
Above average athlete
Can struggle to score in traffic
Not an elite ball handler
Struggles to defend quicker players
Not an elite athlete
A bit undersized to play out on the wing
Mark Smith is a strong, mobile swingman that played very well in the 2022 Reese’s All-Star Game. He was named as one of the two MVPs at this event, and he showed off a solid set of all-around skills there. He will need to be a more consistent shooter in games, but his skill set and versatility could enable him to project well into a 3 and D role in the NBA.
Kansas State Basketball Bio
University of Richmond Athletics’ Article on Golden and Mark Smith named MVPs of the Reese’s Game
4/1/22 2022 Reese’s College All-Star Game
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