UNCG Women's Basketball BIO
2 Alexus Willey
2017-18 (Sophomore): Played in 28 games, making 25 starts … Earned the team’s Most Improved Player award as a sophomore … Scored 275 points to average 9.8 points per game and grabbed 3.8 rebounds per game … Shot 30-percent from 3-point range, connecting on 41 threes during the year … Shot 36-percent from the floor … Blocked 22 shots and grabbed 17 steals … 12 double figure scoring contests … Recorded her first career double-double after scoring 17 points and grabbing 12 rebounds against Lees-McRae (Dec. 31) … Scored a season-high 20 points against Tusculum (Dec. 19) … Scored 15 or more points in seven games … Hit a season-high five 3-pointers against Radford (Nov. 28) … Scored 16 points off the bench in the first round of the SoCon Tournament against Chattanooga (Mar. 1) … Made a season-high nine free throws in the loss at Duke (Dec. 7) … Dished out multiple assists in 10 games … Season-high four assists against Lees-McRae (Dec. 31) … Season-high four blocks against Lees McRae (Dec. 31) … Blocked multiple shots in five games.
2016-17 (Freshman): Appeared in 35 games, making one start... led the team with a .346 three-point shooting percentage, knocking down 36 of 104 attempts... averaged 4.9 points and 2.9 rebounds in 16.7 minutes per game... scored a career-high 18 points against Barton (Dec. 5), converting 4-of-5 shots including 3-of-4 from behind the arc... poured in 16 points against Greensboro College (Nov. 27) with a 6-of-8 performance from the field, hitting a career-high four three pointers... grabbed a season-high seven rebounds at Mercer (Feb. 11)... posted back-to-back double figure scoring games with 10 points against ETSU (Feb. 18) and 11 points at Western Carolina (Feb. 25)... registered 13 points and five boards in the WBI Quarterfinals against Brown (Mar. 19).
High School: Attended Riverdale Baptist in Upper Marlboro, Md., where she was an All-Met Honorable Mention selection and garnered NCSAA Regional Team accolades… prior to Riverdale Baptist she attended Westlake High School where she was a dual sport athlete in basketball and volleyball… while at Westlake she earned All-SMAC honors twice and led the league in three-pointers as a sophomore… she helped lead Westlake to back-to-back SMAC Championships, a Regional Championship in 2013 and a 2014 Maryland State Semifinal appearance.. Additionally she was a scholar athlete in 2013 and 2014
Personal: Born June 26, 1998… daughter of Johnon Smith and Brandi Willey-Stewart… three siblings: Jonathan, Jayden and Alayna… older brother Jonathan played three years of football at Salisbury University… played for the MD Lady Terps AAU team under coach Rob Hildreth… helped her team to finish undefeated in pool play at the 2015 USJN… majoring in accounting.
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