Ikeon Deonta Smith is an American basketball player for the Gießen 46ers of the Basketball Bundesliga. He played college basketball for Georgia Southern.Early life and high school career Smith grew up in Gainesville, Florida and mainly played football growing up. He began to focus more on basketball after getting injured playing basketball in sixth grade. Smith attended Gainesville High School and competed for Florida Elite in Amateur Athletic Union play. He continued playing quarterback on the football team in addition to playing basketball. As a senior, Smith averaged 18.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game. He leading Gainesville to the FHSAA 6-A State Championship Game, where they lost to Miami Norland Senior High School despite 21 points and 10 rebounds from Smith. He was named to the First-Team All-State and was County Player of the Year. In April 2015, Smith committed to Georgia Southern over offers from South Alabama, Jacksonville, Tennessee Tech, Western Carolina, Coastal Carolina, Ohio, and Arkansas State. He chose the Eagles because his cousin, Willie Powells, attended the university and he told Smith stories about how much he enjoyed it.Source: Wikipedia
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