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Alex Thompson
Alex Thompson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Dothan, Ala.

High School:
Houston Academy

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 204

Position:
F

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Played at Houston Academy for the 2012-13 season ... Dothan Eagle Player of the Year ... Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 2A Player of the Year ... one of three finalists for Alabama Mr. Basketball ... scored over 2,000 points in his high school career ... averaged 25.0 points, 12.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 2.6 blocks and 2.0 steals per game at Houston Academy ... 25.0 points per game was tops among all 2A all-state candidates and his 12.8 rebounds were second-most ... helped Houston finish the year 25-7, advancing to the regional postseason tournament ... Third-team Class 5A all-state selection out of Jensen Beach, Fla. after averaging 24.0 points, 10.4 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game for Jenson Beach HS in 2011-12 ... averaged 20.6 points and 9.3 rebounds as a sophomore ... academic all-state ... son of Paul and Cecilia Thompson ... pre-engineering major.