Lenzelle Smith Jr. was never a superstar in Columbus, but he was never supposed to be one either. Transforming from a three-star prospect to a three-year starter, the Zion, Ill. native has still managed to build quite the legacy during his time at Ohio State. As Smith's senior day approaches on Sunday, we look back at what he's accomplished as a Buckeye.
March 6, 2014
Maryland will play its final ACC/Big Ten Challenge as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday when the Terps travel to Columbus, Ohio to face No. 3 Ohio State. The Buckeyes are off to an undefeated 6-0 start, but have yet to play their best basketball. Terrapin Times gets the inside scoop on the team from BuckeyeSports.com writer Ben Axelrod
December 2, 2013
Despite the thrilling way in which No. 2-seed Ohio State achieved its 78-75 win over No. 10 Iowa State last weekend, Thad Matta yelled at Lenzelle Smith Jr. in the locker room for not being on top of his game. The following weekend, Smith responded with an impressive defensive effort.
March 29, 2013
With the passing of a year on the calendar, OSU guard Lenzelle Smith Jr. realizes his role has undergone a vast shift – no longer is he a secondary option. Understanding that his time has come, Smith has focused his entire offseason to being a more prolific scorer and a profound leader for an Ohio State team looking to duplicate last year's deep NCAA Tournament run.
October 10, 2012