Spotlight on Junior Alex Black

• One of six juniors on the 2012-13 squad
• Last individual to make 10 free throws without a miss.
• Started two games as a freshman
• Coached in high school by former UTC Assistant Coach Becky Myatt Starks

• Named to the 2010-11 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll
• Named to the 2011-12 Athletics Director's Honor Roll in the spring semester
• Named to the 2010-11 Dean's List both semesters
• Named to the 2010-11 Athletics Director's Honor Roll both semesters

Career Highs
• Points: 15 vs. Western Carolina, 12/19/11
• Rebounds: 9 at Western Carolina, 2/18/12
• Assists: 5 at Baylor, 11/13/11
• Steals: 2 (3) last at East Tennessee State, 12/22/11
• Blocked Shots: 2 vs. Wofford, 1/13/12
• Minutes: 35 vs. Austin Peay, 11/23/10
• Field Goals Made: 6 vs. Kennesaw State, 12/12/11
• Field Goals Attempted: 10 (2) last vs. Furman, 1/15/11
• 3-Point Field Goals Made: 2 (4) last vs. Wofford, 1/13/12
• 3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 5 at Wofford, 2/4/12
• Free Throws Made: 10 vs. Western Carolina, 12/19/11
• Free Throws Attempted: 10 vs. Western Carolina, 12/19/11

Getting to know Alex

Why do you wear No. 21?
"It sounded good."

Do you have a nickname? How did you get it?
"Oletta, Someone got a hold of my Mocs ID freshmen year and it has stuck ever since."

What is something people may not know about you?
"I really like shoes!"

What is your favorite TV show?
"Single Ladies on VH1"

What song gets you pumped up before a game?
"The UTC band playing, ‘Rep yo City'"

Who is your favorite musical artist?
"Tyga or Big Sean"

What is the first thing you purchased from the UTC Bookstore?
"A UTC keychain"

What is your favorite food?
"Savannah Chopped salad and bacon spud with sweet tea from Mcalisters"

Have you ever visited another country? If yes, what one(s)?

Would you like to be famous?

Are you a morning or night person?

If you could be on a reality show, which one would it be?
"Road Rules Challenge"

What actress would play you in a movie about your life?
"Zoe Saldana"

What cartoon character describes you best?

Are you a beach, city or country person?

If you could live anywhere in the world for one year, were would it be?

If you knew you could try anything and not fail, what dream would you attempt?
"Take my crew on ABDC (America's Best Dance Crew) and win!"

If you didn't play basketball, what other sport would you play?
"Soccer or Track and Field"

Name three items you would want most if stranded on a deserted island.
"A McAlisters restaurant , a big screen TV, and a tree house with a jacuzzi."

Who is the funniest player on the team and WHY?
"Faith is funny sarcastic or Kavonne because, ‘You can call me carazyyy.'"

The 2012-13 regular season tips off November 9 at the McKenzie Arena against Tennessee. Season tickets are on sale now at the McKenzie Arena box office or online at Single-game tickets go on sale Monday, October 15.

Join the Mocs Club today and take advantage of your opportunity to purchase up to six tickets to the Lady Mocs game vs. Tennessee on Nov. 9. All Mocs Club members are eligible. New members who join at the Starter Moc level ($75) can take advantage of this offer.

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