Alec Peters

#25 Alec Peters

HT. 6'8"
WT. 225
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Washington, Ill.

2013-14: Appeared in all 34 of the Crusaders' games as a freshman ... named to Horizon League All-Freshman Team ... four-time league Freshman of the Week ... averaged 12.7 points and 4.8 rebounds per game on the season ... highest-scoring Valpo freshman since Lubos Barton in 1998-99 ... posted most rebounds by a Crusader freshman since Raitis Grafs in 1999-2000 ... led Crusaders in scoring 12 times and in rebounding on nine occasions ... finished season 10th in the league in field goal percentage (.490), 3-point percentage (.383) and 3-pointers/game (1.7) ... also ranked among league's top-15 in scoring and free throw percentage (.773) ... debuted with 12 points and eight rebounds in win over Murray State Nov. 8 ... earned first league Freshman of the Week award Nov. 11 ... registered a double-double at Ohio Nov. 17 with 16 points and a season-high 13 rebounds ... followed by scoring 30 points at Evansville Nov. 20 ... hit 10-of-15 from the floor, including seven 3-pointers, against the Purple Aces ... 30 points matched the most by a Valpo freshman since Grafs in January of 2000 ... followed with a 15-point effort versus James Madison next time out ... picked up HL Freshman of the Week honors Nov. 25 ... narrowly missed double-double with 22 points and nine rebounds in triple-OT outing against Mercer Nov. 29 ... tallied second 30-point effort of the season Dec. 14 in win over Loyola Marymount, going 9-16 from the field (4-7 3PT) and 8-of-9 from the foul line ... became just the fifth Crusader in the past two decades to score 30+ points at least twice in a career ... awarded league Player of the Week honor from College Sports Madness and earned third HL Freshman of the Week accolade Dec. 16 ... closed season strong, scoring in double figures in eight of the Crusaders' last ten games and leading Valpo in scoring eight times ... opened stretch with 16-point effort against Detroit Feb. 7 ... poured in 22 points, including five 3-pointers, in win over Youngstown State Feb. 22 ... received final HL Freshman of the Week accolade Feb. 24 ... stood out in opening round of Horizon League Championship in the Crusaders' win over UIC Mar. 4 ... missed just one shot from the floor, going 10-of-11, while also going 7-of-10 from the foul line for 29 points, just one shy of his season high ... set new HL Championship record for field goal percentage in a game (.909) ... also paced the Crusaders versus the Flames with eight rebounds ... followed with 18 points in second-round action against Milwaukee Mar. 7 ... went a perfect 13-of-13 from inside the 3-point line in the Crusaders' two HL Championship games ... led the Crusaders in their CIT game against Columbia Mar. 18 with 14 points.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Panthers ... finished fifth in Illinois Mr. Basketball voting as a senior ... led Washington to 28 wins and a spot in the regional finals in his final season ... a First Team All-State selection in each of his final two seasons ... also twice earned First Team All-Conference honors ... team led squad to title at State Farm Tournament of Champions as a senior, earning tournament MVP honors ... played AAU basketball for Peoria Irish ... also earned two letters in football.

Personal: Alec is the son of Jeff and Carrie Peters ... major is sports management ... born April 13, 1995.