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Alexia Smith

Columbus, Ohio
Columbus Africentric Early College
High School
Previous School
Alexia Smith - Women's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

At Virginia


  • Appeared in all 32 possible games, including 19 starts
  • Averaged 4.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game while shooting 37.8 percent from the field
  • Finish with double-digit points in seven games
  • Scored a season-high 13 points in WBIT first-round win over High Point (3/21)
  • Connected on 6 of her 12 attempts from the field in the win over the Panthers
  • Dished out a career-high eight assists in UVA’s win over Miami (2/22)
  • Made seven of her career-high 10 attempts at the line in UVA’s win over North Carolina (1/28)
  • Pulled down a career-best 13 rebounds in overtime win over Missouri (11/30)
  • All-ACC Academic Team


  • Appeared in 29 games with 13 starts
  • Averaged 5.6 points and 4.2 rebounds per game.
  • 58 assists with a 1.41 assist-to-turnover ratio. Also had 35 steals
  • Made her Cavalier debut against UMBC, grabbing a career-high nine rebounds (11/10)
  • Made her first start of the season against Campbell (11/23)
  • Led the team in scoring at Duke, with 11 points (12/21)
  • Followed with her second-straight double-digit scoring effort (third of the season) with 10 point in a start against Georgia Tech (12/29)
  • Scored 14 points in the ACC Tournament game against Wake Forest
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

At Minnesota (2020-22)

  • Played two seasons for the Golden Gophers (2020-22), appearing in 52 games with 13 starts
  • Averaged 3.9 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game
  • Scored a career high 14 points against UTSA (11/28), hitting on a career-high five field goals while also posting two steals and four rebounds
  • Handed out 10 total assists off the bench at the Battle 4 Atlantis (11/20-11/22) including a career-high five off the bench vs. No. 2/2 UConn

High School

  • Five-star recruit ranked as the No. 46 overall player in her class by ESPN HoopGurlz as well as the 15th ranked guard
  • Helped lead Columbus Africentric Early College to two state titles in her career and a spot in the state semifinals as a senior before the tournament was shut down due to COVID-19
  • Two-time Super 12 First Team and three-time All-City First Team
  • Two-time All-State Second Team
  • Averaged 19 points, nine rebounds, five assists, four steels  and three blocks per game her junior season
  • Also lettered in volleyball and track


  • Daughter of Aisha Smith
  • Youth and Social Innovation major