1 Hameed Ali
1 Hameed Ali
Height: 6-2
Weight: 170
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Hayward, Calif.
Previous College: San Leandro
Position: Guard

2011-12 (FRESHMAN):
Played in 30 games and made 13 starts … averaged 4.3 points and 1.7 rebounds … finished third on the team with 47 assists and 23 steals … shot 32.3 percent from beyond the arc … had four steals and five points in 29 minutes in the exhibition against UIW (11/5) … posted two steals, two assists and two rebounds at Oklahoma State (11/11) … scored his first career basket against Denver (11/14) … drilled the go-ahead three-pointer in the win over Utah State (11/22) … had six points and three boards at Texas A&M (11/26) … posted a career-high 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting at Houston (12/3) … had a career-high three assists against South Alabama (12/15) … had four assists to one turnover at Missouri State (12/19) … delivered 10 points and six assists against Kennesaw State (12/23) … delivered five assists in just 19 minutes at UTSA (1/11) … hit a pair of threes against UT Arlington (1/18) … scored six points, including the game-winning jumper, at Sam Houston State (1/21) … delivered four assists and grabbed four rebounds against Texas State (1/25) … scored 11 points at Savannah State (2/6) … added eight points at Central Michigan (2/18) … delivered nine points, four assists, three rebounds and two steals in the season finale against Central Arkansas (3/3).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years for Sean Mackay at San Leandro … finished his career with over 1,000 points scored … averaged 20 points, five assists and four rebounds in his senior season … also posted two steals and one block per game … was named First Team All-League in both his junior and senior campaigns … also picked up All-Star Game MVP honors as a senior … helped Pirates to a 17-11 record in 2010-11 … averaged 6.5 assists as a junior as San Leandro went 18-9 … netted 18 points per contest as a sophomore … was an honor roll student all four years of high school.

PERSONAL: Hameed Tariq Ali was born on Aug. 26, 1993, in Hayward, Calif. … son of Islah and Sulaiman Ali … has four siblings – Faheemah, Ibrahim, Qaadir and Ismail … is undecided regarding his major at the Island University.