Wquinton Smith orginally made the team through an open tryout process as a freshman in 2007, but worked his way into a part of UW's rotation by his senior season. The back-up point guard appeared in 44 career games with one start, including 26 during his senior season. One of the strongest members of the team, Smith sets the Wisconsin basketball records for the guard position in both the bench press (310 pounds) and squat (475 pounds) in the summer of 2010.
Wquinton Smith appeared in 44 career games, including 26 in 2010-11.
2010-11 Season Saw action in 26 of 34 games this season, including 13 Big Ten contests ... had 3.00 assist-to-turnover ratio on the season (12 assists with 4 turnovers) ... made first career start vs. Prairie View A&M (11/14/10), posting 1 point, 5 rebounds and 3 assists ... hit first career 3-pointer vs. Northwestern (2/27/11) ... posted 2 points, 2 assists and a steal in 12 minutes vs. Indiana (1/20/11)
2009-10 Season Appeared in 8 games ... had a steal and 2 points vs. Iowa ... scored a 3-point play vs. Indiana ... saw 6 minutes vs. IPFW, recording 2 steals
2008-09 Season Appeared in 8 games ... scored first career points with a basket against Green Bay ... posted his first career assist vs. Indiana
2007-08 Season Saw action in 2 games, including the home finale vs. Penn State ... suited up for all home games but did not travel with the team for road contests
High School Second-team all-conference ... averaged 6.1 points and 3.5 assists as a senior ... earned first-team all-conference honors as a quarterback and honorable mention all-conference accolades as a linebacker
Personal Parents are William and Leatryce Smith ... has a sister Whitnee ... relative Nick Polk played football at Indiana University ... prep teammate of Korie Lucious (Michigan State), Mitchell Carter (South Carolina) and Troy Cotton (Green Bay) ... Wquinton pronounced "QUIN-ton" ... majoring in African-American studies