Alex Poythress


#22
Position: Forward
Year:  Sophomore
Height: 6-8
Weight: 239
Date of Birth:
September 6, 1993
Hometown:
Clarksville, TN


2012-13
SEC Freshman of the Week (11/19) … Freshman All-SEC … Tallied nine points and career-high 12 rebounds in win over Florida … Recorded 16 points and eight rebounds in win over Mississippi State … Posted 21 points and seven rebounds in career-high 40 minutes against Missouri … Grabbed nine rebounds in win over South Carolina … Was 5-of-6 from the free throw line in win at Texas A&M … Scored 15 points, while grabbing seven rebounds in win at Ole Miss … Tallied first career 20-10 game against LSU with 20 points and a career-high 12 rebounds … Posted 12 points and seven rebounds in win at Auburn … Scored 10 points while grabbing eight rebounds in 24 minutes against Tennessee … Totaled 12 points and six rebounds in 21 minutes against Texas A&M … Posted seven points, six rebounds in SEC debut at Vanderbilt … Tallied 16 points and five boards against Eastern Michigan … Logged nine points and nine rebounds in win over Marshall … Recorded game-high 15 points to go with six rebounds and two blocks against Portland … Totaled 16 points and eight rebounds in win over Samford … Had 13 points and a career-high two blocks vs. Baylor … Became first Wildcat to have four-straight 20-point games since Jodie Meeks in the 2008-09 season … First UK freshman to record four-straight 20-point games since Dwight Anderson in 1978-79 season … Tied career-high 22 points against LIU Brooklyn while grabbing a career-high nine rebounds … Tallied 20 points, including 8-8 from the FT line, and eight rebounds against Morehead State … Scored a career-high 22 points against Lafayette … Posted career highs in points (20), rebounds (7) and minutes played (37) against Duke … In collegiate debut against Maryland, tallied eight points and seven rebounds.

High School
Named Tennessee’s Mr. Basketball and was also named Gatorade State Player of the Year … Earned Parade and McDonalds All-America honors … Seventh overall player and the No. 3 small forward by Scout.com … Rated eighth overall and No. 2 at his position by Rivals.com … ESPNU recruiting ranked him13th overall and No. 3 at his position.

Personal
Son of Regina and Antoine Poythress … Chose Kentucky over Florida, Memphis, Vanderbilt and Western Kentucky … Born Sept. 6, 1993 in Savannah, Ga.

 

Career Stats

 

SEASON GP GS MIN MIN AVG PTS PTS AVG FGM FGA FG% 3-PT FG 3-PT FGA 3-PT FG%
2012-13 33 31 852 25.8 371 11.2 133 229 .581 14 33 .424
TOTAL 33 31 852 25.8 371 11.2 133 229 .581 14 33 .424

 

SEASON GP GS FTM FTA FT% O-REB D-REB TREB REB AVG PF DQ AST TO BLK STL
2012-13 33 31 91 132 .689 62 137 199 6.03 88 6 22 66 14 9
TOTAL 33 31 91 132 .689 62 137 199 6.03 88 6 22 66 14 9