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Malachi Alexander
Player Profile:
Malachi Alexander 2288869
Position: Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 217
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: Eleanor Roosevelt

• Enters the season eighth all-time at Holy Cross in career three-point percentage (.405)
• A 360 Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015-2016:
• Selected as the Most Valuable Player of the Patriot League Tournament, in addition to earning All-Patriot League Tournament team honors
• Two-time GoHolyCross.com Crusader of the Week (March 7, March 14)
• Started all 35 games on the season, while playing a total of 1,147 minutes
• Averaged 11.8 points and team highs of 5.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists
• Hit 47.1 percent of his field goal attempts (138 of 293) and 43.9 percent of his three-pointers (50 of 114)
• Grabbed 138 defensive rebounds and 58 offensive rebounds
• Ranked second in the Patriot League in three-point percent, eighth in minutes played, ninth in assists and offensive rebounds, 11th in total rebounding, 13th in field goal percent, 14th in defensive rebounds and 21st in scoring
• Led the team in rebounding 16 times, in assists 10 times, in steals 10 times, in scoring nine times and in blocks four times
• Scored in double-figures 22 times, including five 20-point games
• Posted double-digit rebounds twice
• Tied the school single-season records for games played and games started, while placing fourth for minutes played
• Led team with 26 points, nine rebounds and three assists in the Patriot League title game win at Lehigh, hitting six of seven three-pointers
• His six three-pointers made at Lehigh tied for sixth place on the all-time school single-game list
• Had 13 points and seven rebounds in the Patriot League semifinals at Army
• Totaled 20 points, eight rebounds and three assists in the Patriot League quarterfinal win at Bucknell, including six key points in the second overtime
• Scored a team-high 24 points and grabbed six rebounds in the Patriot League Tournament first round victory at Loyola (Md.)
• Totaled 10 points and five rebounds vs. Oregon in the NCAA Tournament
• Tallied seven points, eight rebounds and eight assists in the NCAA Tournament victory over Southern
• Led the team with 26 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots in the win over Navy, while hitting 12 of 13 free throws
• Finished with 20 points, six rebounds and three steals in the win over Army
• Recorded 18 points, six rebounds and four assists against Albany
• Totaled 17 points, six rebounds and three assists at Army
• Scored a team-high 17 points on seven of eight shooting in the victory over Boston University, to earn Turnpike Trophy MVP honors
• Led the team with 17 points and five rebounds in the win over Harvard

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014-2015:
• Named the GoHolyCross.com Crusader of the Week on Jan. 26
• Played in all 30 games on the season, starting 17 times
• Averaged 8.4 points, a team-high 5.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists
• Hit 43.4 percent of his field goals (79 of 182), 44.7 percent of his three-pointers (21 of 47) and 73.5 percent of his foul shots (72 of 98)
• Pulled down 48 of his 151 rebounds on the offensive end
• Ranked 11th in the Patriot League in offensive rebounds and 13th in overall rebounding
• Led the team in rebounding 13 times, in steals five times, in blocked shots five times, in scoring three times and in assists once
• Scored in double-figures 13 times on the season, while reaching double-figures in rebounds once
• Totaled 17 points and three rebounds in the victory over Navy
• Led the team with 17 points and four boards in the win over Lafayette
• Tallied 14 points and three rebounds in the win over Colgate
• Recorded 14 points and three rebounds in the win over Brown
• Totaled 13 points and three rebounds at Bucknell in the Patriot League quarterfinals
• Led team with 13 points, seven rebounds and two steals at American
• Totaled 13 points and six rebounds in the victory over New Jersey Tech
• Posted 12 points and nine rebounds in the victory over Bucknell
• Tallied 12 points, five rebounds and three assists against Boston U.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-2014:
• Selected as the Anaconda Patriot League Rookie of the Week four times (Nov. 18, Nov. 25, Dec. 30 and Jan. 20)
• Played in all 34 games on the year
• Averaged 6.3 points, 4.2 rebounds and 0.6 blocked shots per game
• Ranked 13th in the Patriot League in blocked shots
• Placed seventh on the school single-season list for games played
• Led the team in blocked shots four times, in rebounding three times, in steals three times, in scoring twice and in assists twice
• Scored in double-figures nine times on the season, while pulling down double-digit rebounds twice and posting one double-double
• Posted a double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds in the double overtime victory over Sacred Heart
• Recorded 16 points and five rebounds in the win at Army
• Totaled 13 points, four rebounds and two assists in the win over Lehigh
• Finished with 13 points and seven rebounds in the victory over Hartford during the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament
• Totaled 13 points, five rebounds and two assists in the win at Fairfield
• Led the team with 13 points and five rebounds at No. 12 North Carolina

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Brendan O’Connell at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Md.
• Led team to 27-1 record and Maryland Class 4A state title as a senior
• Made a game-winning dunk at the buzzer in the 2013 Prince George’s County championship game
• Named first team All-County and second team All-Met
• Preseason fourth team All-State selection by MarylandHoops.net
• Averaged 9.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game as a junior while
helping lead his team to an overall record of 22-5
• Posted 11 points and 12 rebounds in the 2012 state championship game
• Helped lead team to three straight regional championships
• Played AAU ball for Team Takeover

PERSONAL:
• Son of Gordon and Dawn Alexander
• Has two brothers (Micah and Malcolm) and two sisters (Tiffany and Brittany)
• Majoring in Political Science

Alexander's Career Statistics

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2013-14   34-0  732  21.5  67  172  .390  29  .207  73  110  .664  44  98  142  4.2  76  33  66  20  16  213  6.3 
2014-15   30-17  760  25.3  79  182  .434  21  47  .447  72  98  .735  48  103  151  5.0  91  30  45  16  24  251  8.4 
2015-16   35-35  1147  32.8  138  293  .471  50  114  .439  86  136  .632  58  138  196  5.6  91  98  61  31  412  11.8 
TOTAL  99-52  2639  26.7  284  647  .439  77  190  .405  231  344  .672  150  339  489  4.9  258  161  172  41  71  876  8.8 
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