Donta Smith leads team to upset of #1 JUCO team

Donta Smith scored 25 points to lead Southeastern Illinois to an 82-79 win over #1 Southeastern Iowa Wednesday night.

Donta Smith, the nation's top ranked junior college prospect and a U of L signee, led Southeastern Illinois C.C. to an 82-79 victory over #1 Southeastern Iowa on Wednesday night.

Smith, who scored 18 points on 7-9 shooting in the first 20 minutes of the game, finished with team leading totals of 25 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists before fouling out late in the contest. The 6'7 forward hit 6-7 three pointers.

"It might have seemed like a quiet 25 points, but Donta took over in the first half," said SE Illinois' Todd Franklin.

Smith team now stands 8-1 on the year and clearly rank among the nation's top junior college programs this season.

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