Alex Young Biography
Source:IUPUI athletic website
June 15, 2012
Finished his career ranked third in IUPUI and fourth in Summit League history with 2,286 points...is second in both IUPUI and Summit League history with 833 field goals made... ranks fourth in school history with 202 threes made while also ranking among the top five all-time in rebounds (5th - 668), steals (4th - 173) and blocked shots (4th - 89)... was the program's all-time leader in career minutes played at the Division I level... scored in double-digits 111 times in his career and posted 20 or more points in a game 51 times... had 74 wins in his career... was invited to the prestigious 60th annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in mid-April in Portsmouth, Va.
Voted NABC First Team All-District 12 for the second consecutive year... chosen First Team All-Summit League by the league's coaches, media and sports information personnel for the third straight year... led the Jaguars in scoring (20.4 ppg), rebounding (5.9 rpg), blocks (32), steals (50), threes made (59) and free throws made (156)... his 20.4 points per game ranked 14th nationally and fourth in The Summit... his 653 total points were the fifth-highest single-season total in IUPUI's Division I era while his 20.4 scoring average was the third-highest in the program's Division I era... also ranked among The Summit's top 10 in rebounding, free throw percentage, steals, three-point field goals made, blocked shots and defensive rebounds... was picked The Summit League's Preseason Player of the Year... selected to the Lou Henson Preseason All-America Team by CollegeInsider.com, awarded to the top Mid-Major players in all of college basketball... Summit League Player of the Week on Dec. 12 after scoring an IUPUI Division I record 43 points (14-of-20 FG, 3-of-5 3FG, 12-of-13 FT) in the win over Western Kentucky on Dec. 10... his 43 points tied for the sixth-highest game in school history and were the most by a Division I player this season at the time... it was also the most points by a WKU opponent since 1971 and the most by a Summit Leaguer during the 2011-12 season... scored in double-digits in 29 of 32 games and hit for 20 or better 19 times... had his lone double-double of the season with 21 points and a career-high 14 rebounds against Eastern Michigan on Nov. 20... handed out a season-high six assists twice during the year... made a career-high 6-of-9 from three in a 34-point effort at Oral Roberts on Feb. 9 including forcing overtime with a four-point play late in that contest... had 10 or more field goals in a game five times... had a season-high four steals three different times... swatted a season-high three shots against UMKC on Jan. 3.