|New Orleans Hornets|
|Date of birth||December 26, 1986|
|Place of birth||Kaohsiung, Taiwan|
|Listed height||6 ft 8|
|Listed weight||230 lbs|
|NBA Draft||2008; Round: 1 / Pick: 8th|
|Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks|
|Milwaukee Bucks (2008-2010)|
Chicago Bulls (2010)
New Orleans Hornets (2010-present)
|Career highlights and awards|
|Joe Alexander at NBA.com|
For his efforts during the 2007-08 season - averaging team-highs of 16.2 points and 6.1 rebounds per game - Alexander was named to the first-team All-Big East squad. He was the fifth Mountaineer in school history to earn first-team All-Big East honors.
In the start of the Big East Tournament, the Mountaineers beat Providence, 58-53. Alexander contributed with 22 points and 6 rebounds. In the second round of the tourney, the Mountaineers upset the #15-ranked Connecticut Huskies, 78-72. Alexander contributed with a career-high 34 points and 7 rebounds. The game marked his third 30-point game on the season. However, as the Mountaineers lost in the semifinal matchup against the #8 Georgetown Hoyas, Alexander finished the Big East Tournament with 12 points and 5 rebounds.
The Mountaineers' run to the semifinal round of the Big East Tourney propelled the team to a #7-seed in the NCAA Tournament, with a first-round matchup against the #10-seed Arizona Wildcats. ESPN, in their West region breakdown, named Alexander the best player in the region other than UCLA's Kevin Love. In the first round victory over the #10-seed Arizona Wildcats, Alexander scored 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. In the second round victory over the #2-seed Duke Blue Devils, he scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Mountaineers won 73-67. In the Sweet 16 loss to the #3 Xavier team, 75-79 in overtime, Alexander scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the tournament.
Joe finished his junior season leading the team with 16.9 points per game and 6.4 rebounds per game. Alexander was second on the team with 1.5 blocks per game and third with 2.4 assists per game and 31.6 minutes played per game. Alexander finished the NCAA Tournament averaging 18 points and 9.6 rebounds per game.