Alexis Jenkins
Alexis Jenkins



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Redbirds Shoot Past IUPUI In WNIT Opener

Illinois State advances to play at Kansas State Monday in the second round of the WNIT.


ISU Wins Semifinal Game in OT to Advance to Championship Game

With the win, the Redbirds advance to the championship game of the Valley Tournament, as they will take on No. 1-seeded Wichita State Sunday at 2:05 p.m.


Redbirds Continue the Quest for Fifth MVC Tournament Title

Illinois State is 1-3 against Creighton in the conference tournament, but is 7-5 in the semifinal round.


Women's Hoops Tops Bradley; Advances to Face Creighton

With the win, ISU advances to the semifinal round of the conference tournament and takes on No. 2-seeded Creighton at 4:05 p.m.


Redbirds Begin Quest for Fifth MVC Tournament Title Friday

ISU earned the No. 3 seed in the 2013 MVC Tournament, marking the fourth time the Redbirds will compete as a No. 3 seed


WJBC Redbird Recap - Missouri St. vs. ISU

WJBC Redbird Recap - Missouri St. vs. ISU


WJBC Redbird Recap - Wichita St. vs. ISU


WJBC Recap - WBB Creighton vs. Illinois State

WJBC Recap - WBB Creighton vs. Illinois State


WJBC Recap - WBB Milwaukee vs. Illinois State

WJBC Recap - WBB Milwaukee vs. Illinois State


Top 5 Plays of the Year - Women's Basketball '11-12

Top 5 Plays of the Year - Women's Basketball '11-12


WNIT First Round - ISU vs. IUPUI

Thursday, March 21


Illinois State vs. Missouri State

Illinois State vs. Missouri State 3/3/13


Illinois State vs. Wichita State

Thursday, February 28 at 7:35 p.m.


Illinois State vs. Creighton

Sunday, Feb. 10 at Redbird Arena in the Play4Kay game


Illinois State vs. Drake

Feb. 8 at 7:05 p.m., on Doug Collins Court

Junior Season (2011-12)
Appeared in all 32 games with 17 starts ... a member of the 2011-12 leadership team ... was fifth on the team in scoring with 183 points, averaging out to 5.7 points per game ... averaged 24.7 minutes per game ... finished second on the team in assists with 90 ... had 25 steals and five blocks over the season ... brought down 90 boards, bringing down an average of 2.8 rebounds per game ... averaged a 41.4 field goal percentage, making 72 of 174 attempts ... had the third-best free throw percentage on the team at 74 percent (25-of-34) ... recorded her first-career start at Ball State (11/11) ... recorded a career-high seven assists against Ball State in the season opener (11/11) ... tied two career highs in free throws made and free throws attempted against Northern Illinois (12/4) and Wichita State (1/18) ... brought down eight rebounds at Evansville (3/1) for a career-high mark ... set a career-high in steals with four against Southern Illinois (3/3) ... blocked two shots in a WNIT win over Central Michigan (3/15) for a career-high ... played a career-high 37 minutes against Illinois (12/7) ... tied or set a career best in four shooting categories during the season.

Sophomore Year (2010-11)
Appeared in 35 games ... scored eight points, all in the second half, and grabbed three rebounds in the season opener at Illinois (11/12) ... scored nine points on 4-of-7 shooting, making three fastbreak layups, against Eastern Illinois (11/18) ... made a season-best two three-pointers at DePaul (12/1) ... scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds against Ball State (12/9) ... scored a season-high 11 points and grabbed a career-best six rebounds against Northern Iowa (1/1) ... tied her career-high with five assists at Bradley (3/3).

Freshman Year (2009-10)
Only freshman to appear in all 36 games, a Redbird freshman record ... recorded a rebound and an assist in her collegiate debut against UCLA (11/14) ... scored her first-career points against Illinois (11/24) ... recorded four rebounds, three assists and two steals, the first of her career, at UW-Milwaukee (12/15) ... scored eight points at Illinois-Chicago (12/18), making her first three-pointer ... after not scoring in the first three games of the season, scored 20 points in the next five games ... scored in double-figures for the first time with 11 points at Wichita State (1/16), making a career-best 5-of-6 free throws ... scored nine points, making all three field goal attempts, against Indiana State (2/6) ... in 21 minutes at Evansville, recorded seven points, two rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal ... led ISU with a career-high three steals against Bradley (2/25) ... recorded career-highs with 21 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals against Northern Iowa (2/28) ... made a career-high 8-of-9 field goals, including three three-pointers ... against the Panthers, assisted consecutive baskets that put ISU ahead, erasing a 13-point deficit, and scored six of the team's final eight points.

Prior to ISU
Four-year letterwinner at University High School ... three-time team MVP ... two-time Chicago Independent League Player of the Year ... all-state selection her senior year ... led the Maroons to a 24-4 record, their best ever, as a senior and a conference championship as a junior ... averaged 25.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 4.7 steals, 4.1 assists and 1.3 blocks per game as a senior ... averaged 24.7 points, 5.8 rebounds, 5.7 steals, 4.2 assists and 2.2 blocks per game as a junior ... averaged 18.6 points, 5.7 rebounds, 4.7 steals, 4.1 assists and 1.3 blocks per game as a sophomore ... prep coach was Meghan Janda ... rated the No. 42 point guard in the country by ESPN HoopGurlz in 2008 ... played AAU basketball with the Chicago Hoops Express, the same program as teammate Ashleen Bracey and former Redbirds Tiffany Hudson and Lashawn Johnson.

Alexis Kimeko Jenkins ... born November 25, 1990 in Chicago, Ill. ... daughter of Rosalind Jenkins and Stanley Moore brother(Jayden) and one sister (Tyler)... majoring in business administration ... AFNI Athletics Honor Roll: Spring 2010.