With rumors swirling around the future of head coach Chris Mack at Xavier, the Musketeers are taking another personnel hit.
Redshirt junior forward Justin Martin will play his final season of eligiblity elsewhere, planning to take advantage of the graduate transfer rule this spring. He will be able to play immediately next season.
Justin Martin posted 19 points and Semaj Christon contributed 18 as the Musketeers advanced to the semifinals of the Big East tournament in New York.
Third-seeded Xavier (21-11) advances to play second-seeded Creighton in Friday's nightcap. Christon added five assists and Isaiah Philmore contributed 10 points and six boards for the Musketeers while Dee Davis had seven points...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Justin Martin scored 19 points and Semaj Christon added 18 to lead Xavier to a 68-65 victory over Marquette on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament.
The third-seeded Musketeers (21-11) will face second-seeded and 14th-ranked Creighton in the semifinals on Friday night. The Bluejays advanced with an 84-62 victory over DePaul.
Justin Martin had 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds on Saturday, and Xavier led most of the way during a 75-69 victory over No. 9 Creighton in front of the largest crowd in the 14-year history of the Musketeers' arena.
CINCINNATI (AP) -- With the best game of his career, Justin Martin helped Xavier get the better of a much-anticipated rematch.
Martin had 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds on Saturday, and Xavier led most of the way during a 75-69 victory over No. 9 Creighton in front of the largest crowd in the 14-year history of the Musketeers' arena.
It was a big moment for Xavier, ...
CINCINNATI -- The question perplexed Justin Martin, Xavier's senior forward.
"Did you guys know at all that tonight was win number 18 of the season?"
Martin's answer: "Ahhh, no."
Why should Martin or his teammates have paid any special notice to their 83-64 victory against out-manned and over-matched DePaul? The Blue Demons came into the game losers of...
Justin Martin scored 22 points and Dee Davis added 15 points and seven assists, lifting Xavier to an 83-64 victory over DePaul on Wednesday at Cintas Center.
Semaj Christon contributed 15 points to help the Musketeers (18-8, 8-5) retain at least a share of third place in the Big East Conference.
It was the most complete performance of the season for Davis who also had two steals...
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February 19, 2014
Justin Martin led a 13-point run that opened the second half and swept Xavier to a 70-60 victory over St. John's on Tuesday in the tip-off game for the reconfigured Big East.
One of the league's newcomers beat one of its old guard with a dominant second half.
Xavier (11-3) never trailed after Martin scored nine of his 15 points during the decisive run. The Musketeers outrebounded...
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December 31, 2013
Justin Martin matched his career high with 17 points, and Xavier hit 11 3-pointers and dominated its crosstown rival on the boards for a 64-47 victory on Saturday night.
Xavier (8-3) led the whole way, pulling ahead by 21 points in the first half and keeping the lead in double digits the rest of the way. The Musketeers won despite missing top scorer Semaj Christon for most of the...
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December 14, 2013
Xavier kept it's record unblemished Saturday afternoon by escaping a scrappy Robert Morris squad, 61-59, at the Cintas Center. Justin Martin led the way for the Musketeers with 17 points in the win.