Originally posted on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 12/8/11
USC freshman guard Alexis Moore is a typical Southern California kid. He loves everything from the beach to the Lakers, but however he wants to describe himself, it doesn't change the fact that the Long Beach Poly grad has been thrust into a situation that is far from typical. As a senior, Moore averaged 9.7 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists at Long Beach Poly and was subsequently named to the Best in the West Second Team by the Long Beach Press Telegram. He was ranked by Cali High Sports as the No. 14 player in the state. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound guard helped lead the Jack Rabbits to a Southern Section Division I-AA championship and the California state quarterfinals where they fell, 72-55, to Mater Dei, ending the season 31-2 which was enough to be ranked No. 13 nationally. He scored a team-high 17 points to lead Poly past fellow USC freshman Byron Wesley's Etiwanda squad, 66-63 in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern California Regional state playoffs. Moore signed with U...
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