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Alex Thompson
Alex Thompson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Dothan, Ala.

High School:
Houston Academy

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 203

Position:
F

Experience:
1L

2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Played in 20 games ... Averaged 1.0 ppg and 1.5 rpg in 7.8 mpg ... 12 of his 24 FGA (50 percent) came from 3-point range ... Awarded a scholarship prior to the game at Tennessee ... 4 rebounds and a career-high 2 assists against Mississippi State ... Career-high 5 rebounds against Kentucky ... 5 points on 2-6 shooting at LSU while also grabbing a career-high-tying 4 rebounds ... Career-best 3 steals at South Carolina ... Career-high 2 assists at Mississippi State ... Career game against Missouri, coming off the bench to score 8 points on 3-4 shooting (2-3 3pt), 2 rebounds and a steal in 22 mins ... First career made FG was a 3-pointer that gave Auburn a 21-19 lead with 7:10 to go in the first half against Missouri ... Scoreless in 8 minutes against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, grabbing a rebound ... Scoreless in 8 minutes at Iowa State, grabbing a rebound ... Saw his first action of the season against Jacksonville State, scoring 1 point in 9 minutes ... Came off the bench to pull down 3 rebounds in nine minutes of the exhibition win over Victory.

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 ... Majoring in political science.