Basketball Head Coach Smith Discusses the New Season

November 10, 2011

His first season at Columbia last year was no different. Smith led the Lions to a 15-13 record, the first winning season for a new head coach in 33 years. As the team prepares to face defending national champions UConn in its opener this Friday, Nov. 11, Smith sat down to discuss expectations and strategy for the 2011-12 season.

The game with UConn tips off at 7 p.m., and will be televised nationwide on ESPNU. Columbia’s home opener at Levien Gymnasium is on Monday, Nov. 14 against Furman University at 7 p.m.