2012-13: Freshman at Creighton • Had three points and a rebound in eight minutes of exhibition win vs. Mary (Nov. 2). • Grabbed one rebound in first career regular-season action vs. North Texas (Nov. 9). • Also snared a rebound in final minute vs. UAB (Nov. 14). • Scored four points on 2-for-2 shooting vs. Presbyterian (Nov. 18). • Also went 2-for-2 vs. Longwood and scored six points (Nov. 20). • Swiped two steals in less than a minute vs. Tulsa (Dec. 19). • Produced two points and two rebounds in road win at Southern Illinois (Jan. 27). • Had a basket in four minutes of play in MVC Tournament semifinal win vs. Indiana State (March 9). • Played one minute and grabbed an offensive rebound in NCAA Tournament game vs. No. 6 Duke (March 24). • Wore No. 40.
2011-12: Redshirted at Creighton • Practiced but did not play for Creighton’s 2011-12 MVC Tournament championship team that finished 29-6, as part of a redshirt season.
Abraham Lincoln High School • Averaged 20.2 points and 11.2 rebounds per game as a senior while earning Second Team All-State and team MVP honors. • Shot 52.4 percent from the floor and 70.9 percent at the line while also blocking 70 shots and picking up 52 steals. • Also named First Team All-Substate, First Team All-Western Iowa and First Team All-Missouri River Athletics Conference. • Set single-game school records with 47 points and 26 rebounds. • As a junior, averaged 7.5 points and 6.7 rebounds per contest, with a single-game high of 21 points. • Started all 22 games as both a junior and a senior for the Lynx. • Earned 10 varsity letters in high school, including four in track, three in basketball and three in football. • Twice named First Team All-Conference in football. • Led football team to first undefeated regular-season as a senior and named offensive MVP. • Played for Jay Sealer in hoops and Justin Kammrad in football.
More About Alex Full Name: Alex Kramer Olsen Birthday: April 28, 1993 Birthplace: Hastings, Neb. Parents: Walt and Mary Kay Olsen Siblings: Emily (21) Major: Business/Pre-Law Career Ambition: Sports/entertainment agent Favorite TV Show: Entourage Hobby: Music Favorite Sports Team: Buffalo Bills Favorite Vacation Spot: California Thoughts on Joining BIG EAST: Excited
Awards and Honors 2011-12 MVC Academic Honor Roll
Career Highs Points 6 vs. Longwood 11/20/12 Field Goals 2 (2x), last vs. Longwood 11/20/12 Field Goal Attempts 2 (2x), last vs. Longwood 11/20/12 3-Point Field Goals None 3-Point Field Goals Attempted 1 at Southern Illinois 1/27/13 Free Throws 2 (2x), last at Southern Illinois 1/27/13 Free Throws Attempted 5 vs. Longwood 11/20/12 Rebounds 2 at Southern Illinois 1/27/13 Assists None Blocks None Steals 2 vs. Tulsa 12/19/12 Minutes 6 vs. Longwood 11/20/12