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Alex Tyus

F

Height
6' 8"
CLASS
Sr.
Hometown
St. Louis, Mo.
Weight
220 lbs.
Experience
3L
School
Harmony Community
23 Alex Tyus

A physical presence and defensive-minded senior that hovers around the rim while easily finishing shots from close distance… Beginning his sophomore year, he started all 106 games he played in… In his 142 games as a Gator, he never fouled out of a game… With 1,333 career points, he is 22nd on Florida’s all-time scoring list.

 

AS A SENIOR IN 2010-11: Became only the 11th player since 2000 to register at least 19 points and 17 rebounds in an NCAA Tournament game (vs. BYU)… Registered 13 points and brought down a game-high seven rebounds in the Gators’ season-opening win over UNC-Wilmington... Collected four points and four rebounds against Ohio State... Missed his first-ever collegiate game vs. North Carolina A&T, snapping his consecutive games-played streak of 108... Tallied five points, four rebounds and two blocks in the home win over Morehead State... Scored a season-high 19 points, while pulling down seven rebounds in the victory against FAU at home... Tallied four points and three rebounds in the rivalry win at FSU... Pulled down five rebounds on the road vs. UCF... Registered 14 points, three rebounds and three assists in the win at American...Poured in a game-high 20 points and collected five rebounds in the home victory over Kent State... Totaled two points and two rebounds in the win vs. Kansas State... Recorded his first double-double of the season with 10 points and a game-high 11 rebounds, along with two blocks against Jacksonville... Collected eight points, five rebounds and two assists in the home victory over Radford... Registered 12 points and three rebounds in the win at Xavier... Finished with 10 points and six assists in the victory over Rhode Island at home... Totaled two points, three rebounds and two assists against Ole Miss in the SEC-opening win... Recorded team highs in points (18) and rebounds (7), along with a career-high tying three blocks in the overtime win at Tennessee...Contributed 10 points and six rebounds against South Carolina... Tallied seven points and two rebounds in the road win at Auburn... Collected 13 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in the victory against Arkansas... Registered six points and five rebounds in a season-high 31 minutes in the double-overtime win at Georgia... Notched six points and five rebounds at Mississippi State... Totaled two points and five rebounds in the overtime win vs. Vanderbilt... Notched eight points, four rebounds and two blocks in the rivalry win over Kentucky at home... Tallied six points, six rebounds and two assists in the victory at South Carolina...Recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds along with two steals in the win over Tennessee... Brought down a team-high nine rebounds along with six points in the road win at LSU...Registered 12 points and four rebounds in the SEC East-clinching win over Georgia at home... Tallied nine points and four rebounds at Kentucky... Totaled 12 points and nine rebounds in the Senior Night victory over Alabama at home... Notched his third double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds at Vanderbilt to help UF win its third outright SEC title...Scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds in Florida’s win over Tennessee in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament...Contributed seven rebounds in the Gators’ victory over Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament semifinals...Scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds in Florida’s win over Tennessee in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals...Totaled seven rebounds in the Gators’ victory over Vanderbilt in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament...Contributed five points, two rebounds and a block in the SEC Championship game... Was 4-for-5 from the field for eight points and grabbed six rebounds versus UCSB in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...Recorded eight points and 13 rebounds in Florida’s win over UCLA in the third round of the NCAA Tournament... In Florida’s win over BYU in the NCAA regional semifinal he went 8-9 for a team-high 19 points, career-high 17 rebounds, two assists and a block, making him only the 11th player since 2000 to register at least those many points and rebounds in an NCAA Tournament game...Notched his fifth double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds, in addition to his two blocks and one steal, while playing a career-high 41 minutes in Florida’s loss to Butler in the NCAA regional final.

 

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009-10: Led the team in blocked shots (1.0) and tied for the lead in rebounds (6.9)… Became the 46th Gator to score 1,000 career points during the 2010 SEC Tournament…Recorded his sixth career double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds in UF’s 74-46 win over Stetson in the season-opener...Rallied for a career-high tying and team-high three blocks, while adding four points from the charity stripe, four rebounds and two assists in UF’s win over Georgia Southern in the first game of the Legends Classic...Finished with nine points, five rebounds and two blocks in the win over Troy in Game 2 of the Legends Classic...Was one of three Gators to lead the team with 13 points in the victory against Florida State, while also leading the team in rebounds with eight...Scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds as UF topped No. 2 Michigan State in the semifinal round of the 2009 Legends Classic...Grabbed a steal and contributed six points and three rebounds as the Gators beat Rutgers in the Legends Classic championship game...Helped lead the Gators past FAMU with 15 points (6-of-8 FG, 3-for-3 FT)...Scored eight points and grabbed a season-high two steals as UF defeated Jacksonville...Grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds, including seven defensive boards, and scored eight points against No. 6 Syracuse in Tampa as part of the SEC/Big East Invitational...Led the Gators in scoring with 15 points (7-of-11 FG) against Richmond...Led Florida in scoring for the second consecutive game with 16 points (6-of-9 FG, 4-for-4 FT) and seven boards against South Alabama...Scored 20 points, including a career-high 8-of-11 from the charity stripe, and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds in 32 minutes of play as the Gators defeated American in Gainesville...Notched his seventh career double-double with 16 points (7-of-14 FG) and 13 rebounds in 20 minutes of play as the Gators topped Presbyterian...Scored 11 points, grabbed seven rebounds and one block in 34 minutes of play as UF defeated NC State on the road in an overtime thriller...Had 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting, and tallied two rebounds and a block in the SEC opener at Vanderbilt...Was one of three double-digit scorers against Kentucky with 17 points, while also leading the team with seven rebounds...Scored two three-pointers against the Wildcats, the first treys of his career...Tied for the team lead with eight rebounds while also scoring 11 points (5-of-10 FG) and a career-high tying three blocks in the SEC win over LSU at home...Recorded his eighth career double-double, scoring 11 points and grabbing 12 rebounds as UF defeated Arkansas in Fayetteville...Notched 12 points, shooting 6-of-10 from the field and tallied nine rebounds in Florida’s win over South Carolina at home...Scored 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting in the win over Georgia...Scored a team-high 18 points (7-of-11 FG) and pulled down seven rebounds in UF’s efforts vs. No. 11 Tennessee in Knoxville...Scored a team-high 19 points (8-of-10 FG) and pulled down seven rebounds in a career-high 36 minutes as the Gators defeated Alabama on the road...Tallied nine points and added eight rebounds and a steal in the home win against Mississippi State...Recorded his ninth career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 15 rebounds as UF fell to South Carolina on the road...Scored nine points and had four rebounds in the loss to Xavier...Led the team in rebounds with seven and was 6-of-13 from the field for 12 points in the home victory over Auburn...Had nine points, four rebounds, one assist and led the team with three blocks in the road win over Ole Miss...Tallied eight points and eight rebounds as the Gators downed No. 17/19 Tennessee at home...Grabbed four rebounds and dished two assists at Georgia...Was just shy of a double-double with nine points and nine rebounds in UF’s home finale against Vandy...Led the Gators in scoring with 12 points in a valiant effort against UK on the road...Led the Gators with a career-best game in the first round of the 2010 SEC Tournament versus Auburn, scoring a 24 points after hitting a career-best 11-of-16 from the field...Also contributed two assists and two blocks in the victory to help the Gators advance...Chipped in five points, five rebounds and a steal in UF’s quarterfinal efforts versus Mississippi State...His five points versus MSU elevated him into UF’s 1,000-point club...Tallied six points, nine rebounds, one assist and two blocks in the NCAA Tournament first-round loss to BYU.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09: Led the team in rebounding (6.2 RPG), field-goal percentage (.591), and blocks (28)... Led the Gators with 20 rebounds during exhibition play, posting the team’s only double-double in the first game against Warner…Led all Gators in free-throw shooting (3-for-3) and scored 11 points in the season opener vs. Toledo...Had five points and five rebounds in the win over Bradley...Played 21 minutes against Southern Utah, shooting 4-of-5 from the field to chip in eight points, while grabbing six rebounds...Scored a then career-high 24 points vs. Syracuse...Led the team in blocks while scoring eight points and pulling down a seven rebounds in a then career-high 28 minutes vs. Washington... Had a career-best day in Florida’s win over UMKC in Orlando, hitting 10-of-13 from the field and 5-of-7 from the charity stripe to accumulate a career-high 25 points...Also led the team with eight rebounds against the Kangaroos, while checking in with a career-high three steals in the win...Scored 15 points on 5-of-9 shooting and was 5-of-6 from the line in the win against FAMU...Pulled down eight rebounds and scored four points against FSU...Led the Gators with nine field-goals made and eight rebounds in the victory versus FGCU...Tallied his first double-double of the regular season in the win against UCF, scoring 20 points and crashing the boards for a then career-high 14 rebounds, while dishing out a career-high five assists in 21 minutes of play...Poured in 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting and grabbed six boards in the win against Georgia Southern...Poured in 10 points on 5-of-6 shooting and pulled down four boards in the win vs. Winthrop...Recorded yet another double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds in the win against Stetson...Collected five points and five rebounds in the win at home over N.C. State...Scored four points and grabbed two rebounds in the victory vs. Longwood...Tallied nine points and four rebounds in the win against Ole Miss...Recorded his third double-double of the season, scoring 14 points and crashing the boards for 12 rebounds in the SEC road game against Auburn...Tallied 11 points and six rebounds in the win over Arkansas...Grabbed eight boards and chipped in four points against South Carolina...Scored nine points and grabbed three boards in UF’s winning efforts against Vanderbilt...Poured in 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting and pulled down five rebounds in the win over Georgia...Scored seven points and grabbed four rebounds against Tennessee on the road...Dropped in 19 points and pulled down seven boards in the home victory over South Carolina...Scored 14 points and posted a season-high three blocks in the nationally-televised game against Kentucky...Tallied 10 points and five rebounds on the road versus Georgia...Was one of three Gators that scored in double digits, notching 16 points and seven rebounds in the Gators’ win over Alabama...Scored 10 points on 5-of-6 shooting and pulled down three rebounds in the home victory against Vanderbilt...Poured in 15 points and pulled down six rebounds in the road contest at LSU ... Scored 16 points and led Florida on the boards with seven on the road versus Mississippi State...Tallied 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting in the triumph at home over Kentucky...Chipped in six points and five defensive boards in the win over Arkansas in the first round of the 2009 SEC tournament...Turned around to record his fourth career double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds in the second-round tournament game against Auburn ... Was 6-of-8 from the field and finished with 13 points in 11 minutes in the NIT opening-round win over Jacksonville...Scored a double-double with 13 points and a team-high 12 rebounds in the second-round NIT victory against Miami...Poured in 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the NIT quarterfinal contest versus Penn State.

 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08: Was UF’s first player off the bench a team-high 28 times, averaging 4.3 points and 2.6 rebounds per game…Had the highest percentage of offensive rebounds (out of total rebounds) of any Gator last season, 41.9 percent…Hit 54 percent from the floor and was second on the team in blocked shots with 23…Averaged 18.0 minutes in two exhibition games, shooting 83.3 percent from the floor for 11.5 points per game with 14 rebounds and three blocks...Shot 2-of-4 from the field in his collegiate debut against North Dakota State, scoring four points and snagging an offensive rebound in 17 minutes...Scored eight points and slapped his first two blocks of the season against Tennessee Tech...Scored double-digits for the first time in his career with 13 points against North Carolina Central, while also snagging five rebounds and blocking two shots...Pitched in three points, to go with a rebound and a block, in the win over Rutgers...Shot 3-of-4 from the field for nine points, while registering two blocks, against North Florida...Tallied six points and a rebound against Florida State...Shot 2-of-5 from the field and 2-of-3 from the free-throw line for six points in the win over Stetson...Tallied nine points to go with six rebounds in the win over Vermont...Collected four rebounds and three points in the win over Jacksonville...Tacked on six points and three rebounds in the win over FAMU...Saw limited time against Georgia Southern, playing three minutes...Shot 4-of-5 for nine points and collected three rebounds against Charleston Southern...Earned a pair of points and rebounds at Ohio State...Blocked a career-high three shots, while also chipping in with six points and three rebounds, in the win over High Point...Was a perfect 2-for-2 from both the field and the line in the road win over Alabama, finishing with six points and two rebounds...Recorded two points and three rebounds in the home victory over Auburn...Provided valuable minutes off the bench at Mississippi, chipping in with six points and four boards in 11 minutes of work...Scored two points, grabbed a rebound and dished out an assists in the home win over Kentucky...Played 19 minutes in the road win over South Carolina, finishing with two rebounds and a block...Registered six points and two rebounds in 14 minutes in the home win Vanderbilt...Had four points, three boards and a block at Arkansas...Scored six points on a perfect 3-for-3 shooting night in nine minutes at Tennessee...Saw limited action in the home win over Georgia...Tallied four points and three rebounds in 15 minutes versus LSU...Enjoyed his best conference game of the season at Vanderbilt...Grabbed a game-high and then career-high nine rebounds and chipped in seven points and a steal against the Commodores in a season-high 25 minutes  of action...Carried the momentum from his previous game into the South Carolina contest and collected five rebounds with four points in seven minutes...Saw nine minutes of playing time at Georgia and contributed two points and one steal...Pulled down two rebounds in 11 minutes of action versus Mississippi State...Recorded one block in nine minutes of action versus Tennessee...Contributed limited playing time at Kentucky...Provided valuable minutes off the bench against Alabama in the SEC Tournament, tying a career high with nine rebounds and finishing with eight points...Tied his career high with three blocks, while also scoring four points and grabbing six rebounds, in the home win over San Diego State in the first round of the MasterCard NIT...Tallied six points and a pair of rebounds in the victory over Creighton in the second round of the NIT...Saw six minutes of action in NIT quarterfinal win at Arizona State...Recorded two points in limited playing time against UMass in NIT semifinal.

 

PREP: Helped Harmony Community to the prep school national championship game in 2006, falling just short in the title game…Played two years at Harmony Community in Cincinnati for Mark Metza after playing the first two years of high-school ball at Hazelwood Central (Mo.) for Dennis Kruse…A four-year starter at his two high schools…Was the MVP of the 2006 ABCD All-Star Camp in Teaneck, N.J….Attended the camp in both 2005 and 2006…Played against Greg Oden, the No. 1 pick in the 2007 NBA Draft, at the 2005 and 2006 Las Vegas Big-Time Tournament.

 

 

Alex Tyus’ Career Statistics

Season

GP-GS

MP

FGM-FGA

PCT.

3PT-ATT

PCT.

FT-FTA

PCT.

REB

AVG.

A

TO

BS

ST

PF-DQ

TP

AV.

2007-08

36-0

458

68-126

.540

0-0

.000

19-35

.543

93

2.6

11

19

23

4

38-0

155

4.3

2008-09

36-36

944

195-330

.591

0-0

.000

61-89

.685

222

6.2

24

42

28

17

65-0

451

12.5

2009-10

34-34

966

164-326

.503

4-10

.400

69-101

.683

234

6.9

15

53

35

17

54-0

401

11.8

2010-11

36-36

903

133-266

.500

2-6

.333

58-92

.630

222

6.2

30

50

29

16

64-0

326

9.1

Totals

142-106

3271

560-1048

.534

6-16

.367

207-317

.635

771

5.5

80

164

115

54

221-0

1333

9.4

 

Alex Tyus’ SEC Statistics

Season

GP-GS

MP

FGM-FGA

PCT.

3PT-ATT

PCT.

FT-FTA

PCT.

REB

AVG.

A

TO

BS

ST

PF-DQ

TP

AV.

2007-08

16-0

183

23-49

.469

0-0

.000

3-6

.500

37

2.3

3

11

6

2

18-0

49

3.1

2008-09

16-16

436

81-148

.547

0-0

.000

27-42

.643

88

5.5

9

20

12

7

28-0

189

11.8

2009-10

16-16

473

77-151

.510

3-6

.500

36-53

.679

86

7.2

7

22

17

10

25-0

193

12.1

2010-11

16-16

399

58-124

.468

0-0

.000

24-40

.600

97

6.1

13

21

13

8

26-0

140

8.8

TOTALS

64-48

1018

239-472

.499

3-6

.125

90-141

.606

308

5.3

32

74

48

27

97-0

571

9.0

 

Tyus Game Highs

Points

 

Season

20, vs. Kent State (12/9/10)

Career

25, vs. UMKC (11/30/08)

Rebounds

 

Season

17, vs. BYU (3/24/11)

Career

Same

Field Goals

 

Season

10, vs. Kent State (12/9/10)

Career

11, 2x, last vs. Auburn (3/11/10)

Field Goal Attempts

 

Season

15, vs. Kent State (12/9/10)

Career

17, 2x, last vs. Auburn (3/13/09)

3-Points

 

Season

1, 2x, last vs. BYU (3/24/11)

Career

2, vs. Kentucky (1/12/10)

3-Point FG Attempts

 

Season

1, 6x, vs BYU (3/24/11)

Career

4, vs. Kentucky (1/12/10)

Free Throws

 

Season

7, vs. FAU (11/23/10)

Career

8, vs. American (12/28/09)

Free Throw Attempts

 

Season

10, vs. Jacksonville (12/20/10)

Career

11, vs. American (12/28/09)

Assists

 

Season

3, 3x, last at Vanderbilt (3/5/11)

Career

5, vs. UCF (12/20/08)

Steals

 

Season

2, 4x, last vs. UCSB (3/17/11)

Career

3, vs. UMKC (11/30/08)

Blocked Shots

 

Season

3, at Tennessee (1/11/11)

Career

3, 8x, last at Tennessee (1/11/11)

Minutes Played

 

Season

41, vs. Butler (3/26/11)

Career

Same

 

Misc. Stats                                          

 

10-11

Career

Times led UF in Scoring

3

16

Times led UF in Rebounds

9

39

Times led UF in Assists

0

0

Double-Figure Scoring

17

60

Double-Figure Reb. Games

6

16

Double-Doubles

5

14

Dunks

27

145

Charges Drawn

1

11

First off the Bench

0

28

Scored UF's First Points

11

31

Three-Point Plays

2-8

26-41

Final Three Minutes from Line

2-10

8-22

 

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