Raleigh, NC/Garden City CC/University of Cincinnati
Big-time talent joined the team in the summer of 2006. One of the top high school players in the state of North Carolina, and a highly prized recruit by the University of Cincinnati three seasons ago. Played one season at Cincinnati. Versatile, strong and athletic player. Capable of big scoring and rebounding numbers each game.
Played in 33 games in his first season with the Hornets...2nd Team
All-MEAC...All-Tournament Team...averaged 15.5 points per game...had a 44.0 field
goal percentage...credited with a 3-point FG percentage...had a 79.4 free throw
percentage...creditedwith 4.9 rebounds
per game...contributed 1.0 assists per game...had 0.8 steals per game...credited with
0.5 blocks per game...team leader in field goals made (187-for-425 FG)...second on
the team in 3-point FGs made (57-for-174)...second on the team in free throws
made (81-for-102)...second on the team in scoring (512 points)...tied for first on
the team in scoring average (15.5)...second on the team in rebounds (161)...tied
for first on the team in rebound average (4.9)...fourth on the team in assists (33)...fifth
on the team in steals (27)...second on the team in blocked shots (18)...scored a
season-high 30 points in the MEAC Semi-Final Tournament win over Morgan State
(3/9/07)...contributed a season-high 9 rebounds in the win against North Carolina
A&T (2/28/07)...credited with 4 assists in the win against Sam Houston State
(11/25/06)...had 2 blocks in fives games...contributed 3 steals in two games (FAMU
1/27/07 and UMES 2/12/07).....
2005-06 (At Garden City CC): Earned team Player-of-the-Year honors after averaging 21.1 points and 8.4 rebounds per game ... led team to 17-13 overall record ... also led team with 50 three-point field goals (50-for-142) ... was 162-for-323 from the field (.502) ... 2004-05 (At Cincinnati): Averaged 4.0 points and 3.7 rebounds in 33 games ... scored career-high 17 points (8-11 FG) and grabbed 11 rebounds in win over Jackson State (Dec. 20) ... recorded his second career “double-double” by scoring 11 points and grabbing career-high 14 rebounds in win over LaSalle (Dec. 22) ... tallied nine points,eight rebounds and three assists in win over San Francisco (Jan. 27) ... contributed eight points (4-5 FG) and four rebounds in win over Texas Christian (Feb. 26) ... started five games ... High school: 2003-04 Gatorade North Carolina High School “Player-of-the-Year” during senior season at Mt. Zion Christian Academy ... averaged 19.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.0 blocks per game to lead Mt. Zion to 30-1 record in 2003-04 ... shot 55 percent from the field and 75 percent from the free throw line that season ... Most Valuable Player of the 2003 Dell Curry and Slam Dunk to the Beach (Del.) tournaments ... MVP of the ABCD All-Star Game and Most Outstanding Player of the Delaware Roundball Classic ... competed in EA Sports All-American Game ... Mt. Zion retired his number “45” at the end of the 2003-04 season ... NBA star Tracey McGrady is the only other player to have his number retired by the school ... earned All-America and North Carolina All-State honors after averaging 28 points and 12 rebounds per game as a junior at Northern High School in Durham, North Carolina in 2002-03 ... Personal: Son of David and Annette Smith ... full name is Roy Lamont Bright ... has four brothers and two sisters ... born 4/3/86.