named to `07 A-10 preseason All-Rookie Team (Oct. 25)
scored season-high 11 pts. w/ 4 rebs., 3 assts. in 22 min. vs. Boston U. (11-14-07)
got his first collegiate start at UMBC and scored 10 pts. with 2 assts., blk. and stl. (11-24-07)
started UCLA game, had 5 pts., 3 rebs, 2 stls in 18 min. (11-28-07)
hit 2-2 FGs 5 pts., stl. vs. Auburn (12-2-07)
came off bench to score 9 pts., stl. @ Rhode Island (1-23-08)
hit 3-4 FGs for 6 pts., 4 rebs. vs. La Salle (2-6-08)
grabbed his career-high 14 rebs. @ Charlotte (3-6-08)
Averaged 23.0 points and 10.0 rebounds a game as a senior at Midwest City High School in Oklahoma City ... also shot 62.3 percent from the field as a senior under coach Rodney Dindy. The Bombers posted an 27-1 record during Alexander's senior season. Alexander was named MVP of the Mid-State Conference and was named District Player of the Year and a Super 5 selection as well as a member of the Faith Seven Team ... also named first team All-State, Conference MVP and Conference Player of the Year ... Maxprep.com All-American ... led the Bombers to the Class 6A state championship.
Born October 19, 1988 in Forest Park, OK ... full name is Xavier Allen Alexander ... son of Steven and LaRhonda Alexander ... has three older brothers, Steven (24) who has played for the USBL and NBDL, De'Angelo (22) who was a standout for Charlotte, and Lorenzo Williams (21) who played nose tackle for the University of Missouri football team, also has an older sister, Danielle (20) ... Arts & Sciences major.
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Men's Basketball Falls at Saint Louis, 62-53
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