Phillips plays yet another role for Mavs
UNO’s Alex Phillips has found a new role this season as a lights-out, long-range shooter. “He’s the J.R. Smith of the team, ready to pull the trigger and hit five 3s in a row,” said teammate Mike Rostampour.
Posted: Saturday, December 21, 2013 12:00 am
Alex Phillips’ role on the UNO basketball team continues to evolve.
When he joined the program as a junior college transfer last year, he was the perfect high-energy supersub to bring off the bench. Before long, he was called upon for even more minutes as a starter — frequently playing as an undersized power forward and using his strength at just 6-foot-3.
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Saturday, December 21, 2013 12:00 am.