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Zach Smith
Zach Smith

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

High School:
East HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 210

Position:
Forward

Experience:
HS


01/27/2015

Red Raiders Travel To No. 24 Oklahoma

Texas Tech looking for second straight ranked win

01/23/2015

No. 9 Iowa State To Square Off With Texas Tech On Saturday

Red Raiders Look To Snap A Six-Game Skid

01/17/2015

Texas Tech Falls to TCU at Home, 62-42

Randy Onwuasor led the team with 10 points in loss to the Horned Frogs.

01/16/2015

Texas Tech Looks To Get On Track Versus TCU

Red Raiders Looking For First Big 12 Win On Saturday

01/14/2015

Texas Tech Falls Short to Kansas State, 58-51

Robert Turner led the Red Raiders with a game-high 16 points in loss to Kansas State

01/21/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Oklahoma State

NCAA Basketball: Texas Tech at Oklahoma State (USATSI)

01/17/2015

Men's Basketball vs. TCU (USATSI)

Men's Basketball vs. TCU (USATSI); the Red Raiders fell 62-42 at home against TCU

01/15/2015

Texas Tech vs. Kansas State

Texas Tech versus Kansas State from Bramlage Coliseum.

01/14/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Kansas State

NCAA Basketball: Texas Tech at Kansas State (USATSI)

01/10/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Kansas

NCAA Basketball: Texas Tech at Kansas (USATSI)

Zach Smith was one of the top rebounders in the state of Texas last season, as the Plano East product finished second in Class 5A in boards at 12.1 a night.

PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH

Zach Smith is a three-year letterwinner for Jeff Clarkson at Plano East Senior High School ... named the 2013-14 District 10-5A Defensive Player of the Year and First Team All-District, as well as First Team All-State and First Team All-Region II-5A ... averaged 15.6 points, 12.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists as a senior at Plano East ... selected to play in the 2014 Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star Game ... Plano East finished the season 17-9 and No. 21 in Texas Class 5A ... as a junior, averaged 5.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game on a team that had four NCAA Division I signees in the 2013 recruiting class ... earned honorable mention All-District 10-5A honors as a junior ... rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... ranked the No. 25 player in the state of Texas by TexasHoops.com ... chose Texas Tech over Marquette, Nebraska, Kansas State, TCU, UTEP and Washington State ... played AAU for Dallas Pro Skills 17U.

PERSONAL

Born Zachary K. Smith ... born in 1996 in Dallas, Texas ... son of Reggie Smith and Linda Werner-Smith ... brother Xavier is a sophomore at St. Bonaventure ... both parents played collegiately ... father led 14th-seeded UALR to the Sweet Sixteen in 1985 after upsetting Notre Dame ... mother lettered in both basketball and volleyball at UALR ... currently undecided about his major ... signed his National Letter of Intent on Nov. 13, 2013.


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