Alex Bentley

Updated: October 18, 2012

Scouting Profile

Indianapolis, Ind.

Alex Bentley Career Stats

2012-13 Wade Trophy Watch List
2011-12 WBCA Honorable Mention All-American
2011-12 Big Ten All-FIrst Team (coaches & media)
2011-12 Big Ten All-Defensive Team
2011-12 Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year
2011-12 Naismith Award Midseason Watch List
2011-12 Wade Trophy Watch List
2011-12 Wooden Award Preseason List
2011 USA Basketball World University Games Trials
2010-11 All-Big Ten First Team (coaches)
2010-11 All-Big Ten Third Team (media)
2009-10 All-Big Ten Third Team (coaches)
2009-10 All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (media)
2009-10 Big Ten All-Freshman Team (unanimous)
2009-10 Full Court Press Freshman All-America third team
Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (Jan. 18)



WBCA Honorable Mention All-America … All-Big Ten first team selection for the second time in her career, making her one of nine players in school history with multiple first team accolades … Selected to Big Ten All-Defensive team … Wade Trophy, Wooden Award Midseason and Naimsith Trophy Midseason watch lists … Collegiate Pride Defensive Player of the Year … 33rd Lady Lion and 15th junior to score 1,000 career points with 11 tallies against Virginia Tech (12/6) … 10th on Penn State’s career assists list (455) … 15th on Penn State’s career scoring chart (1,335) … 12th on Penn State’s career steals list (216) … First Lady Lion to lead the conference in steals (3.1) since Jess Strom led the Big Ten in back-to-back seasons in 2003-04 and 2004-05 … Finished in the Top 15 in the Big Ten in scoring (11th – 14.1), assists (4th – 4.7), steals (2nd – 3.0), assist-to-turnover ratio (7th – 1.4) and minutes played (8th – 33.9) … Posted nine 20-point games … Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year (coaches and media) … Selected as Nugget Classic Tournament MVP after averaging 18.0 points, 4.5 assists and 4.5 steals in two games … Named to Lady Lion Classic All-Tournament team after averaging 15.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.5 steals … Connected on 50% (7-14) of her shots en route to 21 points with five assists in the NCAA First Round win over UTEP (3/18) … Recorded 22 points with three steals and four assists in the Big Ten semifinals against Purdue (3/3) … Nabbed seven steals against Minnesota in the Big Ten Quarterfinals (3/2), which ties for the fifth-most thefts in a BTT game … Connected on 7-of-12 shots from the field en route to 18 points at Northwestern (2/12) … Hit the go-ahead three-pointer to give PSU a 66-65 lead with 38.9 seconds remaining in the comeback win at Minnesota (2/5) … Surpassed the 1,200-point mark for her career with 16 points to go along with four assists and a game-best six steals against the Gophers … Was 9-for-16 from the field en route to 18 points and eight assists in the win at Michigan (1/26) … Tallied 21 points to go along with a career-high seven rebounds, two assists and six steals in the win over Iowa (1/22) … Scored 16 of her 23 points in the first half in the win at Nebraska (1/15) … Nabbed a career-high eight steals to go along with 22 points in the Big Ten opener against Nebraska … The eight thefts are the most for a Lady Lion since Kelly Mazzante had eight steals vs. Fairfield on Dec. 2, 2001 … Was 10-for-14 from the field on the way to 23 points against Wagner (12/18) … Paced the Lady Lions with 18 points at #19/25 Texas Tech (12/3) … Posted her first career double-double with 15 points and a personal-best 15 assists in the win over #14/13 North Carolina (11/30) … Had a solid all-around game with 23 points on 11-of-15 shooting, six assists and five steals at Nevada (11/26) … Notched a team-best 20 points and nine assists at Delaware (11/17) … Accounted for 22 points and four assists in the