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Alterique Gilbert
Alterique  Gilbert

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Richmond, Va.

High School:
Miller Grove

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 171

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
10/06/1997


01/28/2017

UConn Beats Tulane 78-68

Kentan Facey scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead UConn.

12/18/2016

Huskies Dominate North Florida 80-59

Kentan Facey scores a career-high 20 points to lead the Huskies

11/30/2016

UConn Holds Off Boston U Late for 51-49 Win

Christian Vital led the way with 13 points.

11/19/2016

Huskies Play in Maui Jim Maui Invitational Starting Monday

Game with Oklahoma State Tips at 9 P.M. (ET)

11/15/2016

Huskies Head West To Play Loyola Marymount

Larrier Averaging 18.0 Points

11/15/2016

UConn vs Northeastern

UConn vs Northeastern (photo by Stephen Slade)

11/11/2016

UConn vs Wagner

UConn vs Wagner (photo by Stephen Slade)

11/05/2016

UConn vs Southern CT

UConn vs Southern CT (photo by Stephen Slade)

10/30/2016

UConn vs New Haven

UConn vs New Haven (photo by Stephen Slade)

While at UConn: Appeared in just three games as a true freshman in 2016-17, earning two starts before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury. A torn labrum in his left shoulder required surgery... Averaged 10.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists in his abbreviated season... Spent the remainder of the 2016-17 season rehabbing his shoulder and watching the games from the bench... Expected to be 100 percent healthy for the start of the 2017-18 season... Participated in Chris Paul’s CP3 Elite Guard Camp in August, 2017.  

As a Freshman in 2016-17: Scored 14 points off the bench in the season opener against Wagner and jumped into the starting lineup against Northeastern and Loyola Marymount... With 51 seconds remaining in the first half vs. LMU, after already scoring 10 points, was involved in a collision while diving for a loose ball and suffered a torn labrum in his left shoulder that required season-ending surgery... Averaged 10.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists and had an overall field goal percentage of .500 in the three games in which he appeared... Had season-high 14 points vs. Wagner in season opener.

Before UConn: Electrifying point guard who became the 12th McDonald’s All-American to join the UConn program... Consensus Top 30 recruit, named Mr. Georgia Basketball and Georgia Gatorade State Player of the Year in 2015-16... As a senior, averaged 20.1 points, 5.8 assists, 5.5 rebounds and 4.3 steals at Miller Grove High School (Lithonia, Ga.), leading Miller Grove to a 31-3 record, the Georgia 5A State Championship and the semifinals of the Dick’s Sporting Goods High School Nationals before bowing to Oak Hill Academy by one point... Played four years at Miller Grove, winning three state championships and averaging 16.5 points, 5.6 assists, 4.5 rebounds, and 4.5 steals in 121 games under Coach Sharman White... Played for the winning
Boys West Team in the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Game, scoring 7 points, grabbing 5 rebounds and handing out 4 assists... Selected to play in the Jordan Brand Classic game, and scored 2 points with 5 assists and 3 steals in 10 minutes, but dislocated his left shoulder midway through the first half and missed the rest of the game. Had surgery to repair the damage and spent the summer of 2016 rehabbing the shoulder... Played AAU ball for Team CP3 in North Carolina.

Personal Information: Alterique Lamont Gilbert... Born Oct. 6, 1997... Son of Tamonica Alexander... Has one older brother, Tyrique Alexander, two younger brothers, Malique Alexander and Antonio Walters, and a younger sister, Amari Gilbert... Named to the President’s List for academic achievement at Miller Grove High School.

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