2012-13 (at New Mexico)
Played in 10 games … recorded one point, one rebound, three blocks and one assist in 31 minutes … played in five Mountain West Conference contests … made his collegiate debut in New Mexico’s 73-58 win over Idaho on Nov. 23, 2012 … scored one point in six minutes against Fresno State (Jan. 12) … had one rebound and one blocked shot against Portland (Nov. 25) … earned the Lobo Scholar-Athlete Award (Branch Law Firm Men’s Basketball Awards).
2011-12 (at New Mexico)
Three-year varsity basketball letterwinner at La Cueva High School (Albuquerque, N.M.) under head coach Frank Castillo … helped lead La Cueva to a 17-10 record during his senior year (2010-11), guiding the Bears to the second round of the New Mexico Class 5A state playoffs … earned all-district honors and was named to several all-tournament teams during his senior year … averaged 15.0 ppg and 3.4 apg as a senior … guided La Cueva to back-to-back New Mexico Class 5A state titles as a junior and senior … started as the two-guard for the 2009 La Cueva state championship team.
Full name: Kory Alford … born May 15, 1992 … Kory is the oldest of Steve and Tanya Alford’s three children … father, Steve, serves as UCLA’s head coach … younger brother, Bryce, is an incoming freshman on the UCLA men’s basketball team … has one younger sister, Kayla … undeclared major.