Alex Foster saw action in 25 of 32 games last season off of the bench. The Illinois native is expected to vye for a starting position in the rotation this season. Foster has the ability to play both the power forward and center positions.
FRESHMAN (2013-14) Alex Foster recorded five or more rebounds three times - Houston Baptist (7), Oklahoma (8) and at Baylor (5) ... recorded a career-high nine points in 11 minutes against UTSA ... added an eight-point, eight-rebound effort against Oklahoma ... despite limited action, recorded the third-best field goal percentage on the team after hitting on 52.8 percent (19 of 36) for the season.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH Alex Foster played his senior season at Chicago (Ill.) Seton Academy, where he led the Sting to the Illinois Class 2A State Finals ... averaged 10.7 points and 6.7 rebounds, while earning first team All-State honors as a senior ... played his first three seasons at Chicago (Ill.) De La Salle Institute, culminating with second team All-State honors as a junior ... averaged 15.0 points and 10 rebounds as a junior at De La Salle ... rated as a three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports.com ... was an early signee at Minnesota, before being released from his national letter of intent ... originally recruited by Minnesota, Auburn, Wisconsin, Illinois, Harvard, Northwestern, Purdue and Tennessee, Foster also saw interest from San Jose State and Rhode Island the second time around before selecting Texas Tech ... played AAU for Meanstreets.
PERSONAL Alex Foster ... born on October 13, 1994 in Joliet, Ill. ... parents are Hope and Tony Foster ... has one brother (Eric) and one sister (Ashley) ... majoring in journalism.