4 Jaquez Smith
4 - Jaquez Smith
Height: 5-7
Weight: 163
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ocala, FL
High School: North Augusta HS
Position: G
Major: Middle Level Education
gp 5
pts/g 15.6
fg % 39.7
3pt % 32.4
ft % 86.7
reb/g 1.2
a/g 2.0

FMU: 2-year returning starter and 3-year letterman....Numbers have improved every year....11th on the team's career assists list (247)....Started all 30 games as a junior....Quarterback of the 2019 NCAA Tournament Team....Scored in double digits 17 times, including three 20-point games....Led team in assists....Shot 35.5 percent from behind the arc....PBC rankings: 9th in assists, 14th in assists-to-turnovers ratio (1.6), 18th in minutes played, 21st in steals, 23rd in free throw percentage, 34th in three-point percentage, and 36th in scoring....Career-high 25 points vs Clayton State (2-9-19)....Career-high 9 assists vs Young Harris (3-6-19) in PBC Tournament game....Stared 28 contests in 2017-18 as Patriots went to the NCAAs....Ranked 13th in the PBC in assists and 20th in assists-to-turnovers ratio....Scored in double figures four times, with a career-high 14 vs Shaw (11-21-17)....Career-high 8 assists at Mount Olive (12-13-17)....Appeared in all 28 contests and made seven starts as a freshman....More assists than turnovers....Second on the squad in assists.....Scored in double figures three times....Season-high 12 points vs Clayton State (1-7-17)....Bright future....Was recruited by many of the programs in our region....Extremely pleased he chose Francis Marion to continue his athletic and academic pursuits....Outstanding young man with a determination to excel on and off the court.....Will take some of the ball handling pressure off our returning All-Conference guard Detrek Browning.....Has the ability to play quality minutes as a freshman this season.

PERSONAL: 

  • Born Jaquez Da'Shun Smith in Ocala, Fla.
  • Graduate of North Augusta High School in Aiken, S.C., where he played under the direction of coach Tony Harrell
  • As a senior in 2015-16, helped guide North Augusta to a 13-11 record and was named to the 2016 North-South All-Star Game
  • Averaged 19.3 points per game while connecting on 45 percent of his three-point attempts as a junior
  • Helped the Yellow Jackets earn a spot in the 2015 AAAA State Tournament
  • Earned Co-Region Player of the Year honors in 2014-15, while also being named to the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association All-State squad
  • Garnered first-team All-Area accolades as a junior
  • 2-time All-State selection
  • Was an integral piece for the Yellow Jackets in helping North Augusta to a 15-8 record in 2014-15
  • Also helped the Yellow Jackets qualify for the 2014 AAAA State Tournament as a sophomore
  • Also lettered in cross country and track at North Augusta
  • Nickname is Jock

PERSONAL FAVORITES: 

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up:  NBA Player/ Lawyer 
  • Favorite Superhero: Luke Cage 
  • Favorite Athlete: Kyrie Irving 
  • Favorite Sports Team: Florida State Seminoles
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Prison Break 
  • Favorite Food: Eggs 
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Washington, DC
  • Your Motivation Music: Drake
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: Fried chicken Wednesday 
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Running and sleeping 
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Win the conference tournament and get past the first round in the NCAA tournament 
  • Why you first chose your sport: Basketball choose me I knew it before I knew myself 
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: Being conditioned 
  • Brush With Greatness: My cousin PJ Williams plays in the NFL for the Saints 
Recent Games
Nov 8 Newberry L, 85-71
Nov 9 Catawba L, 86-72
Nov 23 Johnson & Wales (NC) W, 108-100
Nov 29 at Eckerd L, 89-76
Nov 30 vs. Tampa L, 72-67
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 5 -
Games started 5 -
Minutes 154 -
Minutes per game 30.8 -
FG 27-68 0-0
FG Pct 39.7 -
3PT 11-34 0-0
3PT Pct 32.4 -
FT 13-15 0-0
FT Pct 86.7 -
Off rebounds 2 -
Def rebounds 4 -
Total rebounds 6 -
Rebounds per game 1.2 -
Personal fouls 12 -
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 10 -
Turnovers 15 -
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 -
Steals 5 -
Blocks 0 -
Points 78 0
Points per game 15.6 -
Points per 40 min 20.3 -
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 8 Newberry L, 85-71 1 35 9-17 52.9 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 21
Nov 9 Catawba L, 86-72 1 34 7-15 46.7 1-4 25.0 6-7 85.7 21
Nov 23 Johnson & Wales (NC) W, 108-100 1 19 5-14 35.7 2-7 28.6 6-6 100.0 18
Nov 29 at Eckerd L, 89-76 1 35 6-15 40.0 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 17
Nov 30 vs. Tampa L, 72-67 1 31 0-7 0.0 0-5 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 17 at Mount Olive   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 North Georgia   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 Young Harris   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 at Fayetteville St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Columbus St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 8 at USC Aiken   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 Lander   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 at Augusta   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 Clayton St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 at Ga. Southwestern   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Georgia College   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Flagler   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at UNC Pembroke   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Ga. Southwestern   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 USC Aiken   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Young Harris   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Augusta   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Clayton St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Georgia College   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Lander   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 UNC Pembroke   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Flagler   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 8 Newberry L, 85-71 1 35 0 0 0 2 3 0.7 2 0 2 0
Nov 9 Catawba L, 86-72 1 34 0 1 1 2 3 0.7 1 0 3 -
Nov 23 Johnson & Wales (NC) W, 108-100 1 19 1 0 1 2 4 0.5 1 0 3 0
Nov 29 at Eckerd L, 89-76 1 35 1 2 3 2 3 0.7 1 0 0 0
Nov 30 vs. Tampa L, 72-67 1 31 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 4 -
Dec 17 at Mount Olive   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 North Georgia   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 Young Harris   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 at Fayetteville St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Columbus St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 8 at USC Aiken   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 Lander   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 at Augusta   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 Clayton St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 at Ga. Southwestern   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Georgia College   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Flagler   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at UNC Pembroke   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Ga. Southwestern   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 USC Aiken   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Young Harris   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Augusta   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Clayton St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Georgia College   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Lander   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 UNC Pembroke   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Flagler   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 28 7 14.7 1.1-3.7 30.1 0.3-1.1 26.7 1.0-1.5 65.1 3.5
2017-18 29 28 24.1 2.0-5.6 36.0 0.3-1.7 20.0 1.1-1.6 68.1 5.4
2018-19 30 30 29.9 3.5-9.1 38.7 1.8-5.1 35.3 2.1-2.9 71.6 11.0
2019-20 5 5 30.8 5.4-13.6 39.7 2.2-6.8 32.4 2.6-3.0 86.7 15.6
Total 92 70 23.5 2.4-6.6 36.6 0.9-2.9 31.1 1.5-2.1 70.5 7.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 28 7 411 31-103 30.1 8-30 26.7 28-43 65.1 98
2017-18 29 28 700 58-161 36.0 10-50 20.0 32-47 68.1 158
2018-19 30 30 896 106-274 38.7 54-153 35.3 63-88 71.6 329
2019-20 5 5 154 27-68 39.7 11-34 32.4 13-15 86.7 78
Total 92 70 2161 222-606 36.6 83-267 31.1 136-193 70.5 663
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 28 7 14.7 3.0-10.0 30.1 0.8-2.9 26.7 2.7-4.2 65.1 9.5
2017-18 29 28 24.1 3.3-9.2 36.0 0.6-2.9 20.0 1.8-2.7 68.1 9.0
2018-19 30 30 29.9 4.7-12.2 38.7 2.4-6.8 35.3 2.8-3.9 71.6 14.7
2019-20 5 5 30.8 7.0-17.7 39.7 2.9-8.8 32.4 3.4-3.9 86.7 20.3
Total 92 70 23.5 4.1-11.2 36.6 1.5-4.9 31.1 2.5-3.6 70.5 12.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 28 7 14.7 0.3 0.7 0.9 1.4 0.0 2.1 1.7 1.3 0.4 0.0
2017-18 29 28 24.1 0.5 0.6 1.1 2.1 0.0 2.7 1.8 1.5 1.0 0.0
2018-19 30 30 29.9 0.4 1.1 1.5 2.6 0.0 3.7 2.2 1.6 1.2 0.0
2019-20 5 5 30.8 0.4 0.8 1.2 2.4 0.0 2.0 3.0 0.7 1.0 0.0
Total 92 70 23.5 0.4 0.8 1.2 2.1 0.0 2.8 2.0 1.4 0.9 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 28 7 411 7 19 26 40 1 60 47 1.3 12 0
2017-18 29 28 700 14 17 31 60 0 77 51 1.5 28 1
2018-19 30 30 896 11 33 44 78 1 110 67 1.6 35 0
2019-20 5 5 154 2 4 6 12 0 10 15 0.7 5 0
Total 92 70 2161 34 73 107 190 2 257 180 1.4 80 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 28 7 14.7 0.7 1.8 2.5 3.9 0.1 5.8 4.6 1.3 1.2 0.0
2017-18 29 28 24.1 0.8 1.0 1.8 3.4 0.0 4.4 2.9 1.5 1.6 0.1
2018-19 30 30 29.9 0.5 1.5 2.0 3.5 0.0 4.9 3.0 1.6 1.6 0.0
2019-20 5 5 30.8 0.5 1.0 1.6 3.1 0.0 2.6 3.9 0.7 1.3 0.0
Total 92 70 23.5 0.6 1.4 2.0 3.5 0.0 4.8 3.3 1.4 1.5 0.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 5 5 30.8 5.4-13.6 39.7 2.2-6.8 32.4 2.6-3.0 86.7 15.6
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 3 3 29.3 7.0-15.3 45.7 2.0-6.3 31.6 4.0-4.3 92.3 20.0
Away 1 1 35.0 6.0-15.0 40.0 5.0-10.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 17.0
Neutral 1 1 31.0 0.0-7.0 0.0 0.0-5.0 0.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 1.0
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Wins 1 1 19.0 5.0-14.0 35.7 2.0-7.0 28.6 6.0-6.0 100.0 18.0
Losses 4 4 33.8 5.5-13.5 40.7 2.2-6.8 33.3 1.8-2.2 77.8 15.0
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November 5 5 30.8 5.4-13.6 39.7 2.2-6.8 32.4 2.6-3.0 86.7 15.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 5 5 154 27-68 39.7 11-34 32.4 13-15 86.7 78
Conference - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 3 3 88 21-46 45.7 6-19 31.6 12-13 92.3 60
Away 1 1 35 6-15 40.0 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 17
Neutral 1 1 31 0-7 0.0 0-5 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
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Wins 1 1 19 5-14 35.7 2-7 28.6 6-6 100.0 18
Losses 4 4 135 22-54 40.7 9-27 33.3 7-9 77.8 60
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November 5 5 154 27-68 39.7 11-34 32.4 13-15 86.7 78
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 5 5 30.8 7.0-17.7 39.7 2.9-8.8 32.4 3.4-3.9 86.7 20.3
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 3 3 29.3 9.5-20.9 45.7 2.7-8.6 31.6 5.5-5.9 92.3 27.3
Away 1 1 35.0 6.9-17.1 40.0 5.7-11.4 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 19.4
Neutral 1 1 31.0 0.0-9.0 0.0 0.0-6.5 0.0 1.3-2.6 50.0 1.3
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Wins 1 1 19.0 10.5-29.5 35.7 4.2-14.7 28.6 12.6-12.6 100.0 37.9
Losses 4 4 33.8 6.5-16.0 40.7 2.7-8.0 33.3 2.1-2.7 77.8 17.8
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November 5 5 30.8 7.0-17.7 39.7 2.9-8.8 32.4 3.4-3.9 86.7 20.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 5 5 30.8 0.4 0.8 1.2 2.4 0.0 2.0 3.0 0.7 1.0 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 3 3 29.3 0.3 0.3 0.7 2.7 0.0 2.0 3.3 0.6 1.3 0.0
Away 1 1 35.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 3.0 0.7 1.0 0.0
Neutral 1 1 31.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 4.0 - 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Wins 1 1 19.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 3.0 0.0 2.0 4.0 0.5 1.0 0.0
Losses 4 4 33.8 0.3 1.0 1.3 2.3 0.0 2.0 2.8 0.7 1.0 0.0
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November 5 5 30.8 0.4 0.8 1.2 2.4 0.0 2.0 3.0 0.7 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 5 5 154 2 4 6 12 0 10 15 0.7 5 0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 3 3 88 1 1 2 8 0 6 10 0.6 4 0
Away 1 1 35 1 2 3 0 0 2 3 0.7 1 0
Neutral 1 1 31 0 1 1 4 - 2 2 1.0 0 0
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Wins 1 1 19 1 0 1 3 0 2 4 0.5 1 0
Losses 4 4 135 1 4 5 9 0 8 11 0.7 4 0
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November 5 5 154 2 4 6 12 0 10 15 0.7 5 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 5 5 30.8 0.5 1.0 1.6 3.1 0.0 2.6 3.9 0.7 1.3 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 3 3 29.3 0.5 0.5 0.9 3.6 0.0 2.7 4.5 0.6 1.8 0.0
Away 1 1 35.0 1.1 2.3 3.4 0.0 0.0 2.3 3.4 0.7 1.1 0.0
Neutral 1 1 31.0 0.0 1.3 1.3 5.2 0.0 2.6 2.6 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Wins 1 1 19.0 2.1 0.0 2.1 6.3 0.0 4.2 8.4 0.5 2.1 0.0
Losses 4 4 33.8 0.3 1.2 1.5 2.7 0.0 2.4 3.3 0.7 1.2 0.0
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November 5 5 30.8 0.5 1.0 1.6 3.1 0.0 2.6 3.9 0.7 1.3 0.0