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Alexander named top newcomer in Atlantic Sun

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Lipscomb junior college signee Deonte Alexander was named the top incoming player in the Atlantic Sun Conference by the National Hoops Report run by respected recruiting analyst Justin Young.

Alexander, a 6-foot-1 shooting guard from East Mississippi Community College, was an honorable mention All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association.  He was a two year starter at EMCC where he led them to a 52-12 record and two appearances in the national tournament.

Alexander scored 952 points in his two years at EMCC and averaged 17 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 1.7 steals as a sophomore.  He shot 45 percent from the field and 37 percent from beyond the arc.  

Justin Young is a blogger for FoxSports.com and hosts a sports radio talk show in Oregon.  He previously was a National Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com.