Ole Miss signs guard from UT Martin

SMITH

SMITH

By Parrish Alford

Daily Journal

OXFORD – Ole Miss basketball has signed Terrence Smith, a 6-foot-4 guard from Tennessee Martin, to a post-graduate scholarship, Rebels coach Andy Kennedy said.

Smith, a native of Russellville, Ala., is scheduled to graduate from UTM in May.

Smith averaged 14.6 points and 2.8 assists on a Skyhawks team that went 8-23. He shot 42.9 percent from the floor, including 43.8 percent from 3-point range.

Today is the first day of the spring signing period for basketball.

The Rebels are also expected to sign Rod Lawrence, a 6-4 wing from South Plains (Texas) Community College.

Lawrence averaged 13.1 points and 6.1 rebounds in 31 minutes a game last year while shooting 32.8 percent from 3-point range.