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Alexis Hornbuckle

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Position  Guard
College  Tennessee (2004–2008)
Weight  70 kg
Nationality  American
Name  Alexis Hornbuckle
Career start  2008
Role  Basketball Player
Pro career  2008
Listed weight  155 lb (70 kg)
Height  1.78 m

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Born  October 16, 1985 (age 30) Charleston, West Virginia (1985-10-16)
WNBA draft  2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
Current team  Phoenix Mercury (#14 / Guard)
Education  Capital High School, South Charleston High School, University of Tennessee

Listed height  5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

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Alexis Kay'ree Hornbuckle (born October 16, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who played several seasons in the Women's National Basketball Association. She is the only player to win a NCAA title and WNBA title in the same year (2008 - with the University of Tennessee and the Detroit Shock).

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High school years

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Born in Charleston, West Virginia, Hornbuckle attended Capital High School and later graduated from South Charleston High School Alexis was a high school teammate of Renee Montgomery (who currently plays for the Minnesota Lynx). In addition to playing basketball, she also competed in her high school's female soccer team. Hornbuckle was named a WBCA All-American. She participated in the 2004 WBCA High School All-America Game, where she scored eight points, and earned MVP honors.

College years

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Hornbuckle played four years for the University of Tennessee's Women's basketball team, graduating in 2008 with Candace Parker, Shannon Bobbitt, and Nicky Anosike. She was a key player for two NCAA Championship teams during her tenure, earning places on the 2007 All-SEC First Team, 2007 SEC All-Tournament Team and 2005 All-SEC Freshmen Team. She currently holds the mark for most career steals by a Tennessee Women's player.

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Hornbuckle played for the USA team in the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The team won all five games, earning the gold medal for the event.

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In the 2008 WNBA Draft, Hornbuckle was selected by the Detroit Shock in the first round (fourth overall).

Tennessee statistics

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WNBA

Hornbuckle was drafted 4th overall by the Detroit Shock in 2008. In her first WNBA game, she set a franchise record with seven steals while playing just 19 minutes. She averaged 5.4 points per game during the Shock's run to the 2008 WNBA title.

Hornbuckle became a starter in 2009, and moved with the franchise to Tulsa in 2010. She was traded to the Minnesota Lynx halfway through the season, where she served as a backup to starting point guard Lindsay Whalen. She was acquired by the Phoenix Mercury on Feb. 2, 2012 and played for them for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

Overseas career

She played for Besiktas in Turkey during the 2008–09 WNBA off-season, for PeKa (Finland) and Elitzur Holon (Israel) in 2009-10, for Ramat Hasharon (Israel) and Tarsus (turkey) in 2010-11, and Elitzur Holon (Israel) in the 2012-2013 off-season.

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