Alex Poythress

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Alex Poythress
Alex-Poythress-2013.jpg
Poythress in Kentucky's 2013 Blue-White scrimmage
No. 22 – Kentucky Wildcats
Position Small forward
League Southeastern Conference
Personal information
Born (1993-09-06) September 6, 1993 (age 21)
Savannah, Georgia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 239 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school Northeast (Clarksville, Tennessee)
College Kentucky (2012–present)
Career highlights and awards

Alex Poythress (born September 6, 1993) is an American college basketball player for the University of Kentucky. He plays power forward, and was one of the top high school basketball players in the class of 2012. Despite being rated as a possible lottery pick for the 2013 NBA Draft, Poythress decided to return to Kentucky for his sophomore year.

High school career[edit]

Poythress was rated as the number 17 player in the class of 2012 in the ESPNU 100,[1] the number 10 player by Scout.com,[2] and the number 8 player by Rivals.com.[3]

Poythress chose Kentucky over offers from Florida, Tennessee, and Vanderbilt, among others.

College recruitment[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Alex Poythress
PF
Clarksville, TN Northeast HS 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Nov 10, 2011 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 97

Awards/Honors[edit]

High school[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 College Basketball Recruiting Rankings - ESPNU 100". espn.go.com. Retrieved 2011-12-03. 
  2. ^ "Scout.com College Basketball Team Recruiting Prospects". Scouthoops.scout.com. Retrieved 2011-12-03. 
  3. ^ "The Rivals150 2012 Prospect Rankings". Rivalshoops.rivals.com. Retrieved 2011-12-03. 

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