Van-Far graduate and current international basketball player Mike Smith is enjoying his first season as a starter for the Belgium team, Mons-Hainaut.
Smith is currently the second leading scorer on a team that has started the EuroChallenge play in Group E with a 2-0 record. Smith’s team is currently sitting in a tie for first place with Nanterre.
He’s averaging 12.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game. Smith is shooting near 50% from the field on the season and nears the team lead with an 82.8% from the free throw line.
His teammates include Jamie Skeen (who helped VCU advance to the Final Four in 2011) along with former Xavier standout Jason Love.