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Jaia Alexander

Jaia Alexander - Women's Basketball - Clemson University Athletics

2016-17: Freshman

  • Played in 30 games on the season, starting nine
  • Seven of the nine starts came in ACC regular season contests, and the other two were in the ACC Tournament
  • Averaged 7.1 points per game and 3.9 rebounds per game on the season
  • Scored in double figures in 13 games as a freshman
  • Posted a season-high 15 points in her first collegiate game, a Clemson win over Coastal Carolina on Nov. 11, 2016
  • Pulled down a career-best 10 rebounds in the Tigers’ ACC Tournament win over Virginia Tech on March 1, 2017
  • Dished out a career-best four assists against Syracuse on Jan. 5, 2017
  • Named ACC Rookie of the Week for the week of Jan. 16-22, 2017 after averaging 12.0 points per game in two contests and earning her first career start on the road at No. 21/21 NC State

Before Clemson:

  • Ranked #190 in the Class of 2016 by BlueStar Media and #120 by Prospects Nation
  • A four-star guard by Prospects Nation
  • Ranked #25 guard in Class of 2016 by ESPN Hoopgurlz
  • Played for Head Coach Scott Buckley at Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, Md.
  • Averaged 13 points per game, nine rebounds per game and six assists per game in high school
  • Posted career high 29 points and career high 15 rebounds during her sophomore season
  • Named First Team All-Metro and First Team Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland in 2014-15
  • Played club basketball for the Maryland Lady Terps and Coach Rob Hildreth
  • Maryland Lady Terps were ranked No. 7 AAU team in the country
  • MVP of the Deep South Classic in 2015 and the BlueStar Invitational Tournament in 2013-14
  • Brother Ra’Son Alexander played basketball at Shenandoah University and brother Jordan Lee played basketball at Coppin State University