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Alex Harden's Bio

About Alex Harden

 

WNBA In The News Overseas College High School Personal
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SOCIAL MEDIA

Instagram @a_harden24

 

WNBA TRANSACTIONS

April 16, 2015 Selected by the Phoenix Mercury in. the second round (No. 18 overall) in the 2015 WNBA Draft
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May 7, 2017 Waived by the Phoenix Mercury
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April 3, 2018 Signed by the Phoenix Mercury to a training camp contract
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May 16, 2018 Waived by the Phoenix Mercury
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February 21, 2019 Signed by the Las Vegas Aces to a training camp contract

 

WNBA CAREER 

2016 (Phoenix)

  • Made the first start of her career, and established career highs in scoring (12), rebounding (5) and assists (3)  vs. San Antonio on July 16
  • Picked up a career-high 4 steals vs. Indiana on July 8

2015 (Phoenix)

  • Scored a season-high 10 points vs. Minnesota on June 14
  • Grabbed a season-high 3 rebounds on 7 occasions
  • Picked up a season-high 3 steals on 2 occasions
  • Blocked a career-high 3 shots vs. Seattle on June 21

 

ALEX HARDEN IN THE NEWS

 

OVERSEAS CAREER 

2018-19 [Ramat Hen—Israel (D1)] 

  • Named Israeli League Player of the Week for Rd. 1

2017-18 [Ramat Hasharon—Israel (D1)] 

  • Named to the Eurobasket.com All-Israeli League Honorable Mention Team
  • Scored in double figures on 16 occasions.including 20 or more points 3 times, and a season-high 31 points vs. Maccabi Ashdod on December 18
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 5 occasions including a season-high 16 vs. Elitzur Ramla on February 26
  • Recorded 4 point-rebound double-doubles
  • Handed out a season-high 8 assists vs. Elitzur Ramla on October 30
  • Pick up a season-high 4 steals vs. Elitzur Holon on March 15

2016-17 [Hapoel Z/MM—Israel (D1)] 

  • Scored in double figures in all 18 games, including three games of 20 or more points, and a season-high 24 vs. Elitzur Holon on February 13
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 9 occasions including a season-high 14 on 2 occasions
  • Recorded 2 point-rebound double-doubles
  • Handed out a season-high 7 assists on 4 occasions
  • Picked up a season-high 6 steals on 3 occasions

2015-16 [Lombos Quinta—Portugal (LF)] 

  • Advanced to the Portuguese Federation Cup Semifinals
  • Scored in double figures on 10 occasions, including a season-high 25 points vs. Lousada on March 26
  • Grabbed a season-high 8 rebounds vs. Benifica on April 20
  • Handed out a season-high 6 assists on 2 occasions
  • Picked up a season-high 7 steals vs. Lousada on March 26

 

OVERSEAS STATISTICS 

Year Team League G Min FG FGA FG% 3G 3GA 3G% FT FTA FT% OR DR REB A S B TO PF PTS Avg
2015-16 Lombos Quinta LF 12 386 63 145 .434 13 42 .310 16 20 .800 30 41 71 33 31 7 30 27 155 12.9
2016-17 Hapoel Z/MM D1 18 678 118 260 .454 11 41 .268 62 72 .861 20 150 170 89 24 9 51 24 309 17.2
2017-18 Ramat Hasharon D1 23 846 122 319 .382 18 84 .214 45 57 .789 42 120 162 114 15 14 60 45 307 13.3
2018-19 Ramat Hen D1                                          
Portuguese League (LF) 12 386 63 145 .434 13 42 .310 16 20 .800 30 41 71 33 31 7 30 27 155 12.9
Israel League (IL)                                          
Totals

 

COLLEGE

Career (Wichita State, 2011-15)

  • Finished her career as Wichita State’s all-time leading scorer and career leader in steals
  • Scored in double figures 53 times and notched 20+ points 14 times in her collegiate career

Senior (Wichita State, 2014-15)

  • Led team to NCAA Tournament
  • Won MVC Regular Season and Tournament Championships
  • Named Honorable Mention All-America (AP)
  • Named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year
  • Named to the MVC All-Defensive Team
  • Set the school single season steals record, and ranked seven in the NCAA in steals per game
  • Named MVC Tournament MVP
  • Named to the All-MVC First Team
  • Named MVC Player of the Week five times (Nov. 17, Jan. 5, Jan. 12, Feb. 16, Feb. 23)
  • Picked up a program-record-tying 11 steals vs Indiana State on January 2
  • Tied her career high with 31 points at Missouri State on January 9
  • Grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds vs. Arkansas Pine Buff on December 5
  • Handed out a season-high 8 assists vs. Drake on February 27
  • Scored in double-figures on 28 occasions including 11 games of 20 or more points
  • Recorded 2 double-doubles—14 points and 10 rebounds on November 28 vs. Ohio State, and 20 points and 11 rebounds on December 5 vs. Arkansas Pine Bluff

Junior (Wichita State, 2013-14)

  • Led team to NCAA Tournament
  • Won MVC Regular Season and Tournament Championships
  • Named MVC Defensive Player of the Year
  • Named MVC Tournament MVP
  • Named to the MVC All-Defensive Team
  • Named to the All-MVC First-Team
  • Scored in double-figures in all but two games
  • Recorded 4 double-doubles
  • Scored a season-high 31 points vs. UNI

Sophomore (Wichita State, 2012-13)

  • Led team to NCAA Tournament
  • Won MVC Regular Season and Tournament Championships
  • Named MVC Defensive Player of the Year
  • Named MVC Tournament MVP
  • Named to the MVC All-Defensive Team
  • Named to the All-MVC First-Team
  • Had 4 games of 20 or more point including a season-high 28 in the NVC Semifinals vs. UNI
  • Recorded her first career double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds vs. Bradley

Freshman (Wichita State, 2011-12)

  • Named to the MVC All-Freshman Team
  • Named MVC Player of the Week on January 22
  • Named MVC Newcomer of the Week on February 20

 

COLLEGE STATISTICS 

Year Team League G GS Min FG FGA FG% 3G 3GA 3G% FT FTA FT% OR DR REB A S B TO PF PTS Avg
2011-12 Wichita State MVC 33 9 64 141 .454 . 58 78 .744 125 37 188 5.7
2012-13 Wichita State MVC 34 28 153 328 .463 . 91 121 .752 170 124 397 11.7
2013-14 Wichita State MVC 33 33 209 432 .484 .385 124 144 .861 189 163 76 40 562 17.0
2014-15 Wichita State MVC 33 33 1211 218 440 .495 12 50 .240 113 140 .807 55 144 199 112 108 30 86 87 561 17.0
Totals 133 103 644 1341 .480 . 386 483 .799 683 436 278 113 1708 12.8

 

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Attended Southeast High School in Springfield, Illinois
  • Also lettered in track and field, cross country and volleyball
  • Picked up All-State Second Team basketball honors as a senior
  • Inducted into the Wichita State Sports Hall of Fame on April 18, 2015
  • As a senior, led the Spartans to a school record 27 wins (against two losses) under head coach Sandi Devoe
  • Averaged 14.8 points, 7.3 rebounds, 4.5 assists, and 4.3 steals per game as a senior
  • Named to IBCA 3A/4A All State Second Team
  • Recognized by The Chicago Tribune as an all-state special mention
  • Hit two free throws then authored a steal with 4.3 seconds remaining to give her White All-Star Team a 46-44 win over the Blue All-Star Team at the Illinois Basketball Services All Star Game
  • Won four straight state championships in the long jump and two straight in the triple jump
  • Set a Class 2-A record in the long jump with a mark of 19 feet 5 ¾ inches
  • Also anchored the second place 4×200 relay and third place 4×100 relay
  • Helped Spartans to two consecutive Class 2A state track titles
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Graduated with a 4.27 GPA.

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Wilbert and Angela Harden and has an older sister, Ashley
  • Native of Springfield, Illinois
  • Graduated from Wichita State with a degree in biology

 

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