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Alyesha Lovett
Alyesha Lovett


Newark, N.J.

High School:
Malcolm X Shabazz




Cincinnati-Louisville Women's Basketball (3/1/14)

Photos from UC's women's basketball matchup with No. 3 Louisville on March 1, 2014.


Women's Basketball vs. UConn

Photos from UC's game against UConn on Feb. 1, 2014.


Cincinnati-Temple Photo Gallery

Photos from UC's women's basketball game against Temple on Jan. 18, 2014.


Cincinnati vs. No. 7 Louisville

Cincinnati fell to No. 7 Louisville, 64-45


Women's Basketball vs. SMU

Photos from UC's matchup against SMU on Jan. 1, 2014 inside Fifth Third Arena.

Career Stats

2013-14 Stats | Junior Season: Was one of only two players to start all 31 games ... averaged 10.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game ... was twice named to the American Conference Weekly Honor Roll ... ranked 12th in the conference in three-point field goal percentage (30.2) ... finished first on the team in assists (65), first in minutes played (1,008), second in points (316), second in free throws made (53), second in rebounds (138) and third in three-pointers (35) ... finished with 17 double-digit scoring efforts ... led the team in scoring nine times and in rebounding three times ... dished out three assists or more in 12 games ... netted a game-winning layup against UCF (2/22) after driving coast-to-coast with less than six seconds remaining ... recorded back-to-back 20-point scoring efforts against Temple (2/15) and USF (2/19) ... recorded a season-high 10 rebounds against Xavier ... dished out a season-best five assists against Rutgers (2/4) and Louisville (3/1) ... finished with four blocks during both contests against Temple (1/18, 2/15) ... was 6-of-10 from the floor with 14 points against Charlotte (11/30) ... was 5-of-6 from the free throw line against Rutgers.

2012-13 Stats | Sophomore Season: Saw action in 28 games, making 18 starts ... averaged 6.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.2 assists per game ... finished first on the team in three-point field goal percentage (30.8), third in minutes played (27.6), fourth in rebounding average (4.3) and fourth in scoring average (6.7) ... reached double digits in scoring six times ... opened the season with 11 points against Northern Kentucky ... grabbed a season-best 10 rebounds against Morehead State ... averaged 11.3 points and six rebounds during three games at Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Invitational ... netted double-digit points in each game including a 14-point effort against LIU Brooklyn ... added eight points and four rebounds at USF ... poured in a career-high 17 points after shooting 6-of-12 from the floor, draining five three pointers in the contest ... dished out six assists and recorded four steals at Notre Dame ... swatted a pair of shots against Providence ... added seven points during the BIG EAST Tournament game against Seton Hall.

2011-12 Stats | Freshman Season: Saw action in 31 games, starting two ... averaged 3.3 points and 1.7 rebounds per game ... saw first collegiate action in the season opener against IPFW, when she was one of four players to score in double figures, shooting 4-of-5 from the field, 2-of-3 from the arc and 4-4 from the free-throw line en route to 14 points ... recorded first-career steal against Dayton ... set career-highs in assists (3), steals (4), field-goal attempts (8) and minutes played (31) against Evansville ... tied her career high with three assists against Morgan State ... earned first career start against Miami (OH), when she scored five points ... also started against Indianapolis, when she pulled down a career-high six rebounds and matched her career-best with 31 minutes ... registered two steals and a season-high tying three assists versus High Point ... shot 2-of-6 from 3-point range at Rutgers ... had three steals at No. 3 Connecticut ... shot 3-of-5 from the floor and 2-of-2 from the charity stripe en route to eight points against Duquesne.

High School: Ranked as the No. 71 player in the nation by ESPN Hoopgirlz ... Averaged 10 points per game as a junior in 2009-10 in helping Shabazz to the NJSIAA Group 2 championship ... Has been a part of three straight state championship teams, helping the Bulldogs to a combined 93-6 record during her three years with the varsity program ... Named Rookie of the Year and Lady Bulldog of the Year.

Personal: Born May 1993 ... Daughter of Ralph Lovett and Jade Minor ... Has two brothers, David and Jordan, and one sister, Jaylen ... majoring in Communications.

Career Statistics


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    UC's defense makes statement in latest scrimmage


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    Growing as a Player, Beaming as a Father

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    2013-14 Men's Basketball All-Americans

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    Cincinnati made me a believer

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    Bearcats take down USF 61-54, win 10th straight

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    UC jumps to No. 23 in USA Today football poll

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    McKay turns in monster game against Rutgers


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    Bearcats won't lessen the pressure

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    Mark Barr returns to UC, gets ovation


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    Bearcats' Jermiah Davis III fights to be remembered

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    UC Bearcats' Sean Kilpatrick: 'It's the season now'

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    Bearcats basketball will have fresh look

    The News Record

    UC Looks to RetainVictory Bell for Eighth Consecutive Season

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    Kay Ready to Lead Bearcats into Rivalry Game

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    Bearcats defense puts up dominant effort

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    Sports Illustrated

    Bowl projections: Cincinnati vs. North Carolina in the Russell Athletic Bowl

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    Bearcats sell out football opener against Purdue

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    Depth at defensive line still strong for Bearcats

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    UC Voted 2nd

    Coach Tuberville and his players discuss their reactions to being voted to finish 2nd in the inaugural season of the American Athletic Conference

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    Coach Tuberville discusses his timetable to choose a starting QB with The Cincinnati Enquirer

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    World University Games

    Sean Kilpatrick talks about his experience overseas

    World University Games

    Sean Kilpatrick talks about his experience overseas 

    Nippert Renovation Plan

    The Cincinnati Enquirer looks at the Nippert Stadium Project

    Cincinnati football's 'Crocodile Dundee'

    A former professional rugby player from Australia joins the Bearcat football team

    2013 Preseason 'Watch List' 

    Several Cincinnati Bearcats make 2013 national 'watch list'

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