44 Andrew Smith
44 Andrew Smith
Height: 6-11
Weight: 240
Year: Junior
Hometown: Zionsville, Ind.
High School: Covenant Christian
Position: C

Quick Hits:
•Played in all 37 games this season, including 36 as a starter.  Has started 68 of Butler’s last 70 games, including both Final Four games in 2011.
•Team's leading scorer in 2011-12 (10.9).
•Ranked seventh in the Horizon League in field goal shooting (.525).
•Led the Bulldogs in three-point field goal shooting (.352).
•Named Horizon League Player of the Week following performance against Purdue at the Crossroads Classic.
•One of two current players (Ronald Nored is the other) to see action in both the 2010 and 2011 Final Fours.
•Ranked second in the Horizon League in field goal percentage (.593) in 2010-11.
•Averaged a double-double in each of his final three high school seasons.

2011-12 Highlights:
Led the Bulldogs in scoring in both preseason exhibition games...had 19 points and eight rebounds against Northern State...scored 19 points in 17 minutes in Butler’s exhibition win over Franklin...had 21 points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots in 26 minutes at Evansville...recorded second career double-double with team-highs of 16 points and 10 rebounds against Chattanooga...led the Bulldogs with 11 points against Savannah State...scored 11 points and led the team with six rebounds against Gardner-Webb...led the Bulldogs with seven rebounds at Indiana...posted second double-double this season with 14 points and 12 rebounds against Oakland City...scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds against #8 Xavier...had eight points and four rebounds at Ball State...shared the team scoring lead with 12 points and hit the game-winning tip-in with 0:01 against Purdue...came off the bench and shared the team lead in rebounding with seven at Gonzaga...hit five of seven shots and scored 10 points at Stanford...nailed five of six shots and shared Butler’s scoring lead with 13 points against Green Bay...sparked the Bulldogs past Milwaukee at home with 11 points and six rebounds...hit two clutch three-point field goals in the final two minutes and scored a team-high 19 points to help lift the Bulldogs at Wright State...led the Bulldogs with 13 points against Cleveland State at home...scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Butler past Youngstown State at Hinkle Fieldhouse...scored 12 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds at Loyola...led the Bulldogs with 11 points and posted career-highs of four assists and four steals at Milwaukee...didn’t miss a shot and scored 11 points against Wright State at Hinkle Fieldhouse...led the Bulldogs with 18 points and added eight rebounds against Detroit at home...played just 21 minutes because of foul trouble and scored nine points at Youngstown State...had 11 points in Butler’s win at Cleveland State...scored 12 points at home against Loyola...led the Bulldogs with 12 points against Indiana State in Sears BracketBuster X...had 10 points in 14 minutes against UIC at home...scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds at Valparaiso...hit a career-high 12 of 14 free throws, scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 27 minutes against Wright State in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament...had eight points and seven rebounds against Milwaukee in the Horizon League Tournament...had 17 points and a team-high seven rebounds against Delaware in the first round of the CBI...had four points and three rebounds at Penn in the quarterfinals of the CBI...scored 19 points and grabbed six rebounds against Pittsburgh in the CBI Semifinals.

2010-11 Highlights:
Saw action in all 38 games, including 32 as a starter...finished as Butler’s second-leading rebounder and third-leading scorer...scored 10 points in 15 minutes in Butler’s season-opener against Marian...had eight rebounds in a reserve stint at Louisville...came off the bench with seven points and six rebounds against Ball State...had eight points and seven rebounds in a reserve role at Siena...came off the bench with eight points and five rebounds against Evansville...tallied four points and three rebounds at Loyola...scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds against Duke...had seven points at Xavier...scored nine points against Mississippi Valley State...tallied 10 points, all in the first half, and grabbed five rebounds in Butler’s victory over Stanford...hit all five of his field goal attempts and scored 14 points against Washington State in the championship game of the Diamond Head Classic...hit four of five shots and scored eight points in Butler’s home victory over Valparaiso...recorded first career double-double with a career-high 22 points and 10 rebounds in Butler’s home win over Cleveland State...had seven points and four rebounds in 19 minutes in Butler’s home win over Youngstown State...sparked the Bulldogs with 15 points, six rebounds and two blocked shots at Detroit...led the Bulldogs with 15 points and eight rebounds in 31 minutes at Wright State...hit all five shots that he attempted and finished with 12 points in Butler’s home win over Green Bay...played just 19 minutes with six rebounds and three points at Valparaiso...tallied 11 points and six rebounds at Youngstown State...had 13 points, five rebounds and a career-high three assists in 32 minutes at Cleveland State...scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds against UIC...hit all six shots that he attempted and finished with 15 points in Butler’s home win over Wright State...had four points, eight rebounds, two assists, two steals and a blocked shot in 35 minutes in Butler’s home win over Detroit...shared Butler’s rebounding lead with eight at Green Bay...scored 16 points and shared Butler’s rebounding lead with nine at UIC...came off the bench with career-highs of 11 rebounds, three blocked shots and three steals in a career-high 36 minutes in Butler’s final regular season game against Loyola...had 12 points and shared the team rebounding lead with eight against Cleveland State in the semifinals of the Horizon League Tournament...had six points and led all players with 10 rebounds in the Bulldogs’ Horizon League Tournament championship gave victory over Milwaukee...scored 11 points and shared the team rebounding lead with six in Butler’s second-round NCAA Tournament victory over Old Dominion...scored seven points, including a go-ahead basket with less than three seconds remaining, in Butler’s third-round NCAA victory over Pittsburgh...suffered a sprained ankle against Wisconsin in the Southeast Regional semifinals, but still finished with eight points and six rebounds in 24 minutes of action...had three points and a team-high eight rebounds in 25 minutes of action as a starter against Florida in the Southeast Regional championship game...shared the team lead in rebounding with nine against UConn in the national championship game.

2009-10:  Played in 24 games, including Butler’s final three NCAA Tournament contests...pulled down first collegiate rebound at Northwestern...grabbed three rebounds against Minnesota in the 76 Classic...had three rebounds in 10 minutes against UCLA in the second round of the 76 Classic...scored first collegiate points with a pair of free throws at UAB...tallied a career-high six points in 11 minutes in Butler’s home victory over Green Bay...came off the bench with five point and three rebounds in six minute in Butler’s home win over Youngstown State...recorded first career assist at UIC...played nine minutes and had one blocked shot in Butler’s home win over Loyola...came off the bench with four rebounds and two points in Butler’s home win over UIC...had two points and a rebound in Butler’s final regular season game at Valparaiso...scored two points and had a blocked shot in three minutes against Wright State in the title game of the 2010 Speedway Horizon League Men’s Basketball Championship...came off the bench with three points and two rebounds in a career-high 12 minutes against Kansas State...had one point and one rebound in three minutes against Michigan State in the national semifinals.

High School:  Second team National Christian Schools Athletic Association (NCSAA) All-American as a senior at Covenant Christian High School…chosen to the NCSAA Super Regional Team…honorable mention All-State as a senior…named the Indianapolis Star All-City Player of the Year in 2008-09…averaged 23.3 points as a senior…led the state in rebounding with a 17.1 average in final prep season…tied for 17th in the state in blocked shots (2.3) as a senior…averaged 14.5 points, 10.6 rebounds and 2.8 blocked shots as a junior…chosen to play in the Hoosiers’ Reunion All-Star Classic following his senior season…selected to play in the North/South Indiana All-Star Classic and the 22nd Annual Hoosier Basketball Top 60 Senior Boys Workout in 2009…High School Coach:  Scott Flatt.