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Alex McLean

Class: Senior
Position: F
Height: 6-8
Weight: 235

Previous School: Suffolk CC

Hometown: Bay Shore, N.Y.

2007 (Fall): Averaged 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game during the Flames' September Tour of Canada … shot 46 percent for the Tour on 11-of-24 shooting … scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds on 6-of-10 shooting in a win over Brock (9/1) … scored 15 points, pulled down nine rebounds and dished out five assists in a win over Guelph (9/2).
2007 (Jr.): Started 27 of the Flames' 31 games ... collected 12 double-doubles on the season … registered 14.5 points per game and pulled down 8.9 rebounds per contest … his 8.9 rebound average was the most by a Flame since Jason Dixon hauled in 9.0 caroms per game in 1995 … scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds at Oklahoma (11/16) ... collected first double-double of the season with 15 points and 15 rebounds against Cincinnati Christian (11/21) ... scored a season-high 26 points on 11-of-13 shooting against Houghton(11/25) ... collected a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Southern Virginia (11/27) ... added a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds against East Carolina (12/2) ... scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds against Longwood (12/9) ... posted a double-double with 12 points and a Vines Center record 17 rebounds against Lipscomb (12/21) ... collected his fifth double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds at BYU (12/28) ... the following night, added his six double-double and his third straight, versus Seton Hall at the BYU Holiday Classic with 13 points and 15 rebounds (12/29) ... scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Radford (1/9) ... collected a double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds at High Point (1/17) ... picked up a double-double three days later with 14 points and 10 rebounds at Coastal Carolina (1/20) ... scored 14 points and pulled down seven rebounds at Charleston Southern (1/22) … collected double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds, while shooting 9-of-13 from the floor against VMI (1/27) ... collected 10th double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds on 7-of-11 shooting against High Point (2/3) ... posted a double-double with career-highs in points with 40 and rebounds with 19 at VMI (2/21) ... the 40 points and 19 rebounds were a national high for the day ... collected his 12th double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds at Radford (2/24) ... named Choice Hotels Big South Conference Player of the Week on Feb. 25 … reached double figures in rebounds for the 13th time when he pulled down 13 against VMI in the first round of the Big South Championship (2/27).
Previous School: Spent two years at Suffolk Community College in Long Island, N.Y. … earned all-region and all-conference honors in 2006, as he averaged 18.1 points, 13.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 2.1 blocks and 1.8 assists per game … as a freshman, he averaged 8.0 points and 8.1 rebounds per game.
Prep: Graduated from Bay Shore High School … did not play basketball in high school … only 6-2 as a high school senior, McLean played bass, piano and drums in the Bay Shore High School band … a concert bassist who turned down the opportunity to study music at numerous schools on scholarship, including Cal-Berkley and Hofstra, as well as, receiving interest from Julliard, in favor of basketball.
Personal: Son of Perry and Camille McLean … birthday is October 20 … brother Phil McLean ran track at St. John's University … cousin Garnett Thompson plays professional basketball in China … majoring is sport management.