DEVON ALEXANDER -- Men's Basketball
Jan. 18, 2012
Devon Alexander, a senior forward on the Point Park men's basketball team, is this week's Featured Athlete. Alexander is a native of McKeesport, Pa., and a graduate of McKeesport High School.
He is averaging career highs of 12.3 ppg and 6.4 rpg entering this weekend's game at Roberts Wesleyan. He is the starting power forward for the Pioneers, who are 9-7 overall and 2-2 AMC before Saturday's road game. Alexander has reached double figures in scoring in 8 of 16 games this year, and he has gone over 20 points in four of those. His best game was a career-high 30 points in a big upset win at Fairmont State, 107-100, Nov. 15.
The 6-5 Alexander is shooting a career-best 58 percent this year, and his career field-goal percentage of 54.8 percent is among the best in school history. A key contributor all four of his years, Alexander has 856 points and 393 rebounds in his career.