2012 Basketball Preview: Alex Rogers

Written October 9th, 2012 by WVaBuckeye

Alex Rogers, Scholarship Player

A walk-on transfer from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Alex Rogers paid his own way through a year of school for the chance to play on Thad Matta’s team. His hard work and passion paid off when Matta awarded him a scholarship this past off-season. Now a fully-fledged member of the team, Alex has a chance to prove what he can do.

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Oak Hills
Position: Guard (1)
Year: Junior
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200

High School Awards:

  • Captain and MVP of Oak Hills Highlanders. (Senior)
  • Honorable Mention All-Cincinnati. (Senior)
  • Greater Miami Conference (GMC) Championship. (Junior)
  • District Runner-Up. (Junior)
  • GMC Championship. (Senior)
  • Second Team All-GMC. (2009)

Prior to OSU: Rogers came to Ohio State after competing for Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn., where he started 34 of 55 career games, averaging 4.3 points and 2.5 rebounds. As a sophomore at Christian Brothers he started 27 of 28 games, reached double figures three times, including a career-high 14 points and seven assists vs. Arkansas-Monticello, and recorded a career high four steals vs. Arkansas Tech.
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