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JONATHAN KEITH SMART (born September 21, 1964) is an American retired basketball player and current assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is perhaps best remembered for hitting the game-winning shot in the 1987 NCAA championship game. The shot gave the Indiana Hoosiers a 74–73 victory over the Syracuse Orangemen . He had transferred to Indiana from Garden City Community College in Kansas where he was a two-year standout and Jayhawk Conference Player of the Year.

After two seasons at Indiana, Smart was signed by the San Antonio Spurs , with whom he played two games in the 1988–89 season . In 12 minutes, Smart scored two points and had two assists and one rebound. Smart later played in the Philippines
Philippines
, with the San Miguel Beermen
San Miguel Beermen
of the PBA , in the 1989 Reinforced Conference , where he played through an injury and was eventually replaced by Ennis Whatley after only five games. After the PBA, he played in the