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Alexus Hicks
Alexus  Hicks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Southeast Raleigh H.S.

Height:
5-5

Position:
Guard

03/08/2018

Hawks show guts, heart in tight season-ending loss to Bethune

The Shore makes one monumental comeback, falls short in second

03/06/2018

Hawks advance in MEAC Tourney after beating Hornets

After weathering the first half, Hawks own second

03/06/2018

Hawks will face Bethune for third time, this time in MEAC 2nd round

Batchelor looking for 40 good minutes of basketball

03/06/2018

The Shore looking for repeat of performance against Hornets in MEAC Tourney

Hawks face opponent for back-to-back games

02/27/2018

Hawks end regular season with win against Hornets

The Shore looking to continue momentum in MEAC Tournament

03/06/2018

MEAC First Round Postgame Interviews, 3/6/18

Head Coach Fred Batchelor, Ciani Byrom, and Alexus Hicks meet the press after the Hawks' 77-60 first round win over Delaware State.

03/06/2018

Women's Basketball Highlights, 3/6/18 vs. Del State, MEAC First Round

Alexus Hicks and Ciani Byrom lead a second-half three-point barrage, powering the No. 7 Hawks past the No. 10 Hornets 77-60. Eastern Shore will next face No. 2 Bethune-Cookman on Wednesday afternoon at 2:00.

02/06/2018

Hawk Spotlight: Alexus Hicks

Senior guard Alexus Hicks began her basketball career fighting her older brother for time on the court. Now she's a linchpin in the Hawk lineup.

01/15/2018

Women's Basketball Highlights, 1/13/18 at Savannah State

Alexus Hicks sparks a second half comeback as the Hawks down the Tigers 68-56.

03/07/2017

Women's Basketball vs. Coppin State, MEAC First Round, 3/6/17

Keyera Eaton returns to provide a spark as the Hawks beat the Eagles 62-59 in the opening round of the 2017 MEAC Tournament. Eastern Shore next faces Hampton in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

03/06/2018

Hawks fall at home to Hampton

Ra'Jean Martin led the Hawks with 16 off the bench in the 70-65 loss.

03/06/2018

Hawks vs. N.C. Central (1.22.18)

Bairesha Gill-Miles scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out four assists in the 84-73 victory.

02/04/2018

Hawks vs. Mount St. Mary's

Eastern Shore dropped a 66-63 decision to The Mount at home.

01/07/2018

Women's Basketball versus Binghamton, Great Alaskan Shootout

The Hawks dropped a 68-51 decision against the Bearcats after digging themselves a 22-7 hole after the first quarter.

01/07/2018

Women's Basketball vs. Alaska Anchorage, Great Alaskan Shootout

The Hawks fell to the host Seawolves 69-59 in the final year of the Great Alaska Shootout in Anchorage, Alaska.

2017-18: Started 23 of 30 games including the final 12... Season-high 18 points — and career high 6 3-pointers — in a MEAC Tournament win versus Delaware State (3/6/18)... Led the team in 3-pointer made (46) and 3-point percentage (.336)... Ran the point during the early season due to injuries before adjusting to a new role midway through the season... 3rd on the team in assists (51)... Career high in assists (8) and steals (6) against Valley Forge (11/10/17)... Season-high 9 rebounds against Alaska Anchorage (11/21/17) in the Great Alaskan Shootout...

2016-17:
Started 22 contests, including the final 17 games ... Named the Team's MVP after leading the club in total assists (55) and total steals (28) ... Finished seventh in the league in three-point percentage ... produced 10 points and eight boards in the season opener versus Cheyney (11/11/16) ... registered seven rebounds and six points in the road win at UMBC (11/19/16) ... tallied 15 points in the road victory at North Carolina A&T State (01/09/17) ... recorded eight boards and six points in the road victory at Bethune-Cookman (01/21/17) ... filled the stat sheet versus South Carolina State (01/28/17), finished with six points, six assists (career-high) and four rebounds ... had 10 points in the road win at Hampton (02/01/17) ... tallied 14 points in the homecoming victory over North Carolina Central (02/18/17) ... had 15 points in the home win versus North Carolina A&T State (02/20/17) ... finished with 14 points in the road victory at Delaware State (02/25/17) ... posted 11 points and nine boards (career-high) at Howard (02/27/17) ... scored a season-high 18 points against Coppin State (03/06/17) in the MEAC Tournament First Round ... ended her junior campaign with 12 points versus Hampton (03/09/17).

2015-16:
Took part in 28 games with 13 starts ... finished third on the club in three-pointers made (21) and total assists (29) ... led the squad in free-throw percentage (85%) ... made her season debut against Georgetown (11/13/15) and tallied 10 points and six rebounds ... registered 13 points on 3-of-5 shooting from downtown in the home win versus USC-Upstate (11/15/15) ... produced 11 points off the bench in the road win at Delaware State (02/13/16) ... scored five points against Howard (03/07/16) at the MEAC Tournament First Round.

2014-15:
Key contributor in her first season ... named the squad's Most Improved ... took part in 26 contests with six starts ... finished third on the team in three-point percentage (32%) ... named MEAC Player of the Week (D29) ... made her collegiate debut at Georgetown (11/14/14), finishing with three points and three boards in 13 minutes of action ... made her first career start at USC-Upstate (12/13/14), grabbing three rebounds ... shot 3-of-4 from downtown versus American (12/20/14), ending with nine points and two dimes ... had her best performance of the season against UMBC (12/22/14), registering career highs in points (19) and minutes (35) ... had four points and four assists at Morgan State (01/12/15) ... recorded five points and four boards in the road win over Delaware State (02/28/15) ... tallied five points against North Carolina Central in the MEAC Tournament opening round (03/10/15) ... grabbed a season-high five rebounds in the win over Hampton at the MEAC Quarterfinals (03/11/15) ... produced seven points in the victory over Norfolk State at the MEAC Semifinals (03/13/15).

High School/Club:
Guided Southeast H.S. to a 108-9 mark over a four-year span ... In her junior year, she earned multiple awards, including All-Conference, All-State, All-Tournament, and All-District ... Won the Coaches Award during her junior campaign ... an honor roll student and did volunteer work while in high school.

Personal: Nickname is Lex ... Born September 29, 1995 in WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, North Carolina ... Has two brothers, Alex and Kwain, and three sisters, Shimeek, Starkisha, and Tyesha ... Major is Criminal Justice ... Plan to have a solid job to begin her career ... Pre-game routine/superstitions are praying and dancing ... Best advice/favorite saying is "Prove these doubters wrong and succeed through adversity" ... Hobbies outside of sports are video games and shopping ... Favorite movie is Love & Basketball ... Personal best sports moment is shooting the game tier against their rival as the game went into triple overtime while having three blackouts ... Most influential person is her grandmother and niece, Skye, as they gave their life to Jesus Christ ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is passing her grad project ... Personal athletic goals for the season is making it further than last season and winning more games ... Personal athletic goals before graduating is becoming the best point guard in the conference ... Hicks does everything for the people she loves.

HICKS' CAREER STATISTICS
Total 3-Point FT Rebounds Scoring
Year GP-S Min/Avg fg-a % fg-a % ft-a % O-D tot avg a blk stl Pts-avg
2014-15 26-6 471/18.1 27-83 .325 15-47 .319 4-5 .800 5-46 51 2.0 31 0 4 73/2.8
2015-16 28-13 515/18.4 38-120 .317 21-70 .300 12-14 .857 14-54 68 2.4 29 1 17 109/3.9
2016-17 26-22 737/28.3 64-213 .300 40-129 .310 30-41 .732 18-106 124 4.8 55 1 28 198/7.6
2017-18 30-24 696/23.2 68-219 .311 46-137 .336 21-33 .636 14-71 85 2.8 66 2 47 203/6.8
TOTAL 110-65 2,419/21.1 197-635 .310 122-383 .319 67-93 .720 51-277 328 3.0 181 4 145 583-5.3

CAREER HIGHS:
Points
: 19 (vs. UMBC, Dec. 22, 2014)
Rebounds: 9 (at Howard, Feb. 27, 2017)
Assists: 8 (vs. Valley Forge, Nov. 10, 2017)
Steals
: 6 (vs. Valley Forge, Nov. 10, 2017)
Blocks: 1 (4x, last: at Howard, Dec. 19, 2017)
Minutes: 38 (3x, last Nov 21, 2017)

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