#40 DEVON ALEXANDER
Forward, 6-5, 235 lbs., Junior
McKeesport, Pa. / McKeesport HS
2008-09 ALL-AMC FRESHMEN TEAM
Profile: Alexander enters his junior season with career averages of 9.0 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. For his career, the 6-5 forward is shooting a very high field-goal percentage of 53% despite being an undersized post player. He averaged a career-high 10.0 ppg as a freshman in earning a spot on the All-AMC Freshmen Team in 2008-09. A part-time starter during his first two years, Alexander has started 27 times in 49 career games. He owns five 20-point games in his career including a career-high of 27.
2009-10 (Sophomore): Alexander started the first 12 games of the season and was averaging 10.5 ppg through the first 12 contests. For the year, he averaged 7.7 points and 3.9 rebounds per game and shot 52% from the field. His season-high of 21 points came vs. Ohio Valley, and his career-high of nine rebounds were vs. PSU-Fayette.
2008-09 (Freshman): Alexander was one of three Point Park players to average double figures and he led the team in field-goal percentage at 54%. He earned a starting spot midway through the year and started 13 of the last 14 games. He scored in double figures 10 times including four 20-point games. Alexander had a career-high 27 points on 11-for-14 shooting at Daemen. He set a school record for FG pct. in a single game with 25 points on 12-for-12 shooting vs. Cumberlands (Ky.). He registered a career high of nine rebounds at Shawnee State.
High school: A 2008 graduate of McKeesport High School…was a three-time WPIAL all-section performer…totaled over 1,300 points and 800 rebounds in his career as a three-year starter…helped the Tigers to three WPIAL section titles and a No. 1 ranking in the Post-Gazette’s Class-AAAA ratings.
Personal: Born Sept. 8, 1989…son of Paul and the late Aurelia Alexander…majoring in business management.