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Alexis Jones's Bio

About Alexis Jones

NOTABLE

  • WNBA Champion (2017)

 

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Selected by Minnesota in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 2017 WNBA Draft… Signed to a three-year contract on Apr. 20.

2017 SEASON

Ended her first WNBA season on a strong note, averaging 5.5 ppg (on 42.5% shooting) in 14.1 mpg over the final eight contests… Saw action in 29 games overall, drawing five DNP-CDs; she averaged 2.6 ppg, 0.8 rpg and 0.8 apg in 7.3 mpg… Shot 34.2% from the floor, 37.9% (11-for-29) from three-point range and 85.7% from the FT line… Dished a season-high five assists Sept. 1 vs. Chicago… Matched her season high with 11 points Aug. 30 at Indiana; she also posted season highs with four rebounds and 22:09 of playing time in that contest… Scored all of her 11 points in the 4th quarter Aug. 22 vs. Phoenix, and swiped a season-high three steals (adding four assists) Aug. 18 vs. Indiana… Signed on Apr. 20… Selected by Minnesota in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 2017 WNBA Draft on Apr. 13.

PLAYOFFS

2017: Saw action in five postseason games, including each of the last three vs. Los Angeles… Totaled 12 points, four rebounds and seven assists in 30 minutes, highlighted by a nine-point, four-assist performance in Game 3 at Los Angeles (Sept. 29).

COLLEGE

2016-17: Averaged 13.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game en route to being selected as a 2017 A.P. Honorable Mention All-American and a unanimous first team All-Big 12 selection… Recorded the Big 12 Conference’s only triple-double of the year with 24 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists against Oklahoma… Became the second player in program history to record a triple-double in a game (Brittney Griner, 5x) and the first to record a points-rebounds-assists triple-double. 2015-16: Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, All-Big 12 first-team, MOP of Big 12 Championship and WBCA All-Region selection… Started in 34 of 38 games and registered nine games of 20+ points, 30 double-digit scoring games… Tallied one double-double with 19 points and 11 assists vs. #24 Oklahoma… Finished the season with averages of 15.0 points, 4.4 assists and 4.2 rebounds a contest. 2014-15: Sat out the season after transferring to Baylor. 2013-14: Named an All-ACC selection by the ACC Coaches… Started the first 28 games until being sidelined with a torn ACL against Notre Dame on Feb. 23… Ended her season with averages of 13.1 points, 5.3 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 2.1 steals… Her 5.3 assists ranked second in the ACC at the time of her injury… Dained a career-best 40 three-pointers, while hitting 38.8 percent from downtown. 2012-13: Named to the Full Court second team Freshman All-America team, Norfolk Region All-Tournament Team, ACC Tournament MVP, All-ACC Freshman Team and was an All-ACC Academic Team selection… Started all 36 contests and averaged 9.5 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.8 steals… Her 144 assists, were the second-most in Duke history by a freshman… Became the third freshman in ACC history to be named ACC Tournament MVP.

PERSONAL

Full name is Alexis Michelle Jones… Born May 8, 1994, in Midland, Tex.… Daughter of David Jones and Carla Seldon… Has two brothers, Anthony and Andrew… Mother, Carla, was an All-America track athlete at Angelo State and Texas A&M, and was inducted into the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division II Athletes Hall of Fame in 2003… Played AAU ball for Texas Express… Majored in Health, kinesiology and leisure studies major.

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