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Deville Smith
Deville Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Callaway HS

Last College:
Southwest Mississippi CC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
09/17/1991

Experience:
TR


02/22/2014

UNLV Falls In Overtime At Boise State, 91-90

Deville Smith's game-winning shot is waved off after review.

01/25/2014

UNLV Edges Fresno State, 75-73 In OT

Khem Birch scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Runnin' Rebels.

01/18/2014

Runnin' Rebels Fall At No. 10 San Diego State, 63-52

UNLV splits tough road trip this week with loss Saturday after winning at New Mexico on Wednesday.

02/22/2014

UNLV vs. Boise State (USATSI)

UNLV vs. Boise State (USATSI)

02/19/2014

UNLV vs. New Mexico

UNLV men's basketball

02/08/2014

UNLV vs. Wyoming

USATSI Gallery, men's basketball

02/01/2014

Boise State at UNLV

Boise State at UNLV photos by USA TODAY Sports

01/29/2014

UNLV vs. San Jose State

UNLV men's basketball

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UNLV CAREER
Smith enters his first season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2013-14 ... Transferred from Southwest Mississippi Community College and spent his freshman year at Mississippi State.

SOPHOMORE (2012-13) - SW MISSISSIPPI CC
Played in 23 games and made 22 starts for the Bears ... Averaged 16.7 points, 5.5 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game, while shooting 52 percent from the field, 42 percent from 3-point range (47-of-112) and 78 percent from the free-throw line ... Carried a 1.9 assist to turnover ratio ... Helped the Bears to a 15-10 overall record.

FRESHMAN (2011-12) - MISSISSIPPI STATE
Played in 26 games for the Bulldogs ... Averaged 4.2 points and 1.6 rebounds in 13.0 minutes per game ... Scored in double digits twice: 15 points against UT Martin on Nov. 21 and a career-high 25 at Arkansas on Jan. 7 ... Played against current teammate Jalen Kendrick on Jan. 18 ... Helped the Bulldogs to a 21-12 overall record and an appearance in the NIT.

HIGH SCHOOL
As a senior at Callaway High School in Jackson, Miss., he averaged 22.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.9 steals per game ... Was a member of the Clarion Ledger's Dandy Dozen team ... Played in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star game, where in 37 minutes scored 15 points and had three rebounds as Mississippi won, 85-74 ... A 4-star recruit, he ranked as the 14th-best point guard in the country by ESPN as a senior and 17th by Rivals ... As junior, he averaged 23.1 points, 3.9 steals, 3.6 assists and 3.5 rebounds in leading the school to a second-consecutive Class 5A crown ... He hit the game-winning shot against Provine at the buzzer to win the tile, while scoring a career-high 48 points against New Hope in the North 5A finals ... As a sophomore, he earned second-team all-state honors ... In AAU action, was a teammate with Rodney Hood (Duke) on the MBA Hoops team.

PERSONAL
Marquavius DeVille Smith was born Sept. 17, 1991, in Jackson, Miss ... The son of his mother, Tunja Smith, his father Mark Drone, and his step-mother Elizabeth Veal ... Majoring in sociology ... Has five siblings: Michael, Roslyn, Devion, LaQuan Veal and Mark Drone Jr.

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