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Musselman, Moser host ESPN 4-star for virtual tour

By: Richard Davenport Richard Davenport's Twitter account
Published: Tuesday, April 28, 2020
2021 guard Trey Alexander and Arkansas coach Eric Musselman.
2021 guard Trey Alexander and Arkansas coach Eric Musselman.

Arkansas basketball continues to recruit ESPN 4-star junior shooting guard Trey Alexander hard, and on Monday the Razorbacks hosted him for a virtual tour.

“It was cool. We just talked about their style of play and how it fit me and things about nutrition and development to help me get to the next level,” Alexander said.

Coach Eric Musselman and assistant coach Clay Moser communicated with Alexander during the tour.

Alexander, 6-5, 185 pounds, of Oklahoma City Heritage Hall, has scholarship offers from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Wake Forest, Texas A&M, SMU and other programs. He received an offer from the Razorbacks nine days after Musselman was hired.

He averaged 26.6 points, 9 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 2.8 steals and 1.6 blocks as junior, was named to The Oklahoman's 2020 Super 5 and the Little All-City Player of the Year.

Alexander, who made an unofficial visit to Arkansas last August, mentioned the best part of his virtual tour.

“It was me learning the style of play and getting to know the player development part,” Alexander said.

He averaged 25 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals per game as a sophomore for the Class 4A state runner-up Chargers after leading them to the Class 4A state championship as a freshman. ESPN also rates him the No. 10 shooting guard and No. 46 overall prospect in the nation in the 2021 class.

Former Arkansas track and field standout and Olympic triple jump gold medalist Mike Conley's wife Regina's niece is Alexander's mother.

Alexander, who had a relationship with assistant coach Chris Crutchfield prior to him coming to Arkansas, is “definitely” considering the Razorbacks.

“Because I love what type of culture they have. They have coaches that care about their players and getting them to the next level,” Alexander said. “They have a great fan base.”

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