Ike Smith awarded NSCA 2020 All-American Athlete Award

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  • Ike Smith received the 2020 All-American Athlete Award after his final season at Georgia Southern.

Elijah Jackson

Georgia Southern men’s basketball team guard Ike Smith is a recipient of the 2020 All-American Athlete Award, as announced by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NCSA).

The award recognizes Smith’s athletic accomplishments and dedication to strength and conditioning. He was nominated by David Kitchen, the Eagles assistant director of strength and conditioning. 

Smith was named All-Sun Belt and NABC All-District in his final season for the Eagles after coming back from an injury that caused him to miss 23 games in the 2018-19 season. 

Smith averaged 14.1 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game in his final season. He finished his career second on the Georgia Southern Division I scoring list with 1,931 points and 10th in rebounds with 668. 

Elijah Jackson, The George-Anne Sports Editor, gasports@georgiasouthern.edu