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Alex Tucker
Alex Tucker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Pedro, CA

High School:
Redondo Union HS

Last College:
Summit College Prep

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
G


03/03/2012

Men's Hoops Falls to Arkansas State 70-55

Richardson Scores 11 In Final Collegiate Game

02/26/2012

FAU SportsPage Radio Show

Coach Jarvis and Ken LaVicka Will Preview Conference Touranment

02/24/2012

Men's Hoops Lose to Jaguars 79-76 in OT

Owls No Longer Eligible for Bye in Sun Belt Tournament

02/18/2012

Men's Hoops Struggles From the Field, Lose to Middle Tennessee 72-59

Owls Shoot 34.8 Percent In Loss

02/16/2012

Owls Can't Hold Off Hilltoppers, Lose 64-57

McCoy Leads Owls With 14 Points

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Junior (2010-11): Named to the Athletes in Action Classic All-Tournament Team after averaging 14 points in three games, including 18 in an 85-76 win over Milwaukee...had 14 points and five assists against American (11/20/10)...followed that up with a 10 point, six assist, six rebound performance against Florida (11/23/10)...was named a nominee for the Bob Cousy Award, given to the nation's best point guard...notched a career high 19 points in FAU's 50-42 win over USF (12/4/10)...dished out a season high 12 assists in the Owls' 78-73 win at Western Kentucky (1/15/11)...scored 14 points and had six assists in nationally televised game vs. UALR (1/22/11)...provided stellar defense and added 10 points in 72-55 win at North Texas (2/3/11)...had assist on game winning basket in 73-72 win over FIU (2/5/11)...had 12 points and seven assists in regular season finale at South Alabama (2/27/11)...ended season 49th nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio and second in program history in career assists (416)...received team's Sixth Man Award.

Sophomore (2009-10): Appeared in all 30 games, with 16 starts...was a key sub off of the bench for the first half of the season...team enjoyed success after his insertion into the starting lineup..had eight points, five assists and four rebounds vs. Warner (12/10/09)...scored 13 points vs. Hofstra (12/29/09)...had eight assists, five points, three rebounds and two steals in first start of the season vs. Troy (1/7/10)...had ten assists vs. ULM (1/9/10)...hit game winning layup at Middle Tennessee (1/16/10)...hit two late free throws to seal the win vs. UALR (1/21/10)...finished with 15 points, eight assists and seven rebounds vs. Arkansas State (1/23/10)...had 11 points and school record 16 assists in win over FIU (1/30/10), tying for the most assists in the nation in one game with John Wall of Kentucky...scored 13 points in win over Louisiana (2/11/10)...already 2nd all-time in FAU career assists with 280...team went 9-3 in his first 12 games as a starter.

Freshman (2008-09): Set an FAU school record for most assists by a freshman (139)... Equaled the school record for most assists in a single game (11), doing so twice, first vs. Louisiana-Monroe (1/22/09) and again at New Orleans (2/5/09)... Was just six assists shy of the FAU single-season record of 145... Ranked 2nd in the Sun Belt Conference in assists per game (4.8)... What makes Tucker's assist total even more impressive is fact he missed the first three games of the season due to an NCAA Clearinghouse issue... Immediately became a key contributor once cleared to play... Had six assists in his third collegiate game vs. James Madison (11/25/08)... Made the first of his 18 starts three nights later at McNeese State (11/28/08) where he had seven rebounds in 29 minutes... Had 10 points in early-season games at both FGCU (12/1/08) and Denver (12/16/08)... Started in 17 of FAU's last 22 games, beginning at Troy (12/18/08)... Distributed 10 assists at Miami (1/5/09)... Had is lone double-double of the season during a record-setting night vs. Louisiana-Monroe (1/22/09), scoring 12 points and totaling 11 assists... Scored a season-high 16 points next time out at Arkansas State (1/24/09) in front of a national TV audience courtesy of CSS... Started 12 straight games from January 15th through February 21st... Played a season-high 38 minutes vs. Middle Tennessee State (2/21/09)... During that stretch, again equaled the school record for assists in a single-game (11) at New Orleans (2/5/09)... Made a season-high two 3s in FAU's regular season finale at FIU (2/28/09)... Finished the year averaging 6.1 points, 3.1 rebounds and 4.8 assists per night.

High School/Prep: Starred at Redondo Union High School in Los Angeles... Capped a stellar high school career by leading the Sea Hawks to one of the best records in school history during his senior season in 2006-07... Named an All-CIF performer three times at Redondo Union playing for head coach Tom Maier... Named the Bay League's MVP and the Daily Breeze Player of the Year as a senior... Also garnered all-state recognition as a prep senior, scoring over 19 points per game and averaging seven assists... Bay League MVP as a junior and named a second team player by the Daily Breeze... Led Redondo Union to the Bay League Championship as a sophomore...Went on to attend Summit College Prep in Simi Valley, California, in 2007-08, playing for Summit's elite prep program which is recognized as one of the best nationwide... Also played for Bob Gottlieb and the Branch West AAU program where he was named the 2008 GBOA West Region MVP.

Personal: Full name is Alexander Clayton Tucker... Born May 10, 1989 in Omaha, Nebraska... Son of Denise and Milton Tucker.

Career Stats
                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2008-09   29-18   859/29.6   53-134  .396    3-22   .136   69-97   .711  32-59    91  3.1  72-1  139  90   1  29  178/6.1
2009-10   30-16   768/25.6   63-142  .444    3-20   .150   63-93   .677  35-52    87  2.9  78-4  141  63  10  25  192/6.4
2010-11   32-19   851/26.6   69-187  .369    4-18   .222   96-121  .793  24-47    71  2.2  64-1  136  61   2  35  238/7.4
TOTAL     91-53  2478/27.2  185-463  .400   10-60   .167  228-311  .733  91-158  249  2.7 214-6  416 214  13  89  608/6.7

Career Highs Points - 19...12/4/10 vs. USF Mins - 39 ... 3/6/10 vs. South Alabama Rebs - 7 ... 3x, last 1/23/10 vs. Arkansas State Off Rebs - 6 ... 1/23/10 vs. Arkansas State Assists - 16 ... 1/30/10 vs. FIU Blocks - 1 ...13x, last, 2/12/11 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Steals - 4 ... 11/16/09 at SE Louisiana FG Made - 6 ... 3x, last, 12/4/10 vs. USF FG Att - 13, 11/13/10 vs. UW-Milwaukee FG % (5+ att) 5-7, 12/29/09 vs. Hofstra 3-PT Made - 2 ... 2/28/09 at FIU 3-PT Att - 6 ... 2/28/09 at FIU 3-PT % (3+ att) - 2-6 ... 2/28/09 at FIU FT Made - 8 ... 4x, last 11/23/10 at Florida FT Att - 10 ... 11/23/10 at Florida FT % (4+ att) - 8-8 ... 11/20/10 vs. American

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