Smith Named CBS Sports All-American
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (March 16, 2020) – Maryland sophomore forward Jalen Smith has been named a Third Team All-American by CBS Sports, announced Monday. Last week Smith was named a Third Team All-American by Sports Illustrated and Sporting News.
Smith is also a top-5 finalist for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award and a top-10 semifinalist for the Citizen Naismith Player of the Year Award, while having already earned First Team All-Big Ten and All-Defensive Big Ten honors.
The Baltimore native tallied 21 double-doubles on the season (3rd nationally), including 13 in his final 14 games. It was the fourth-most in Maryland single-season history.
Smith ranked second in the Big Ten in rebounds (10.5/g) and blocked shot (2.4/g), in addition to ranking fourth in field-goal percentage (.538).
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