Xavier commit Eddie Ekiyor to enroll, redshirt this season

Xavier head coach Chris Mack landed his third recruit in his Class of 2016, securing a commitment from Canadian big man Eddie Ekiyor.The 6-foot-9 forward is expected to enroll in school in December and redshirt the remainder of the season for the Musketeers, according to Jeff Borzello of ESPN.Ekiyor, who attends the New Hampton School in New Hampshire, joins point guard Quentin Goodin...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier adds front court depth, lands transfer from Norfolk State

Xavier has landed a commitment from Norfolk State transfer RaShid Gaston, NBCSports.com confirmed through a source. He has one year of eligibility remaining, but he’ll have to sit out the 2015-16 season before suiting up for the Musketeers. At the very least, Gaston will provide some physicality and depth for the Musketeers along a front line that will need it in 2016-17.(h/t NBC Sports)
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Norfolk St. tops Hampton, earns No. 2 seed in MEAC tourney

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) Rashid Gaston had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Jeffrey Short scored 26 to help Norfolk State beat Hampton 80-69 on Thursday night and clinch the No. 2 seed in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament, which begins Monday. Zaynah Robinson added 13 points for Norfolk State (19-12, 12-4), which made 16 of 27 (59.3 percent) field goals after halftime and earned...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel hits winner; Howard edges Norfolk State 61-59 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) James Daniel scored 19 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer just before the final buzzer in overtime, as Howard beat Norfolk State 61-59 on Monday night to break a 10-game losing streak to the Spartans. Norfolk State's Rashid Gaston was whistled for an offensive foul with 35.5 seconds left and Daniel wound down the shot clock for the final shot. James Miller...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Norfolk State beats Coppin State 99-81

BALTIMORE (AP) RaShid Gaston posted a double-double, scoring a career-best 30 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, as Norfolk State beat Coppin State 99-81 on Saturday. Gaston finished with 11-of-15 shooting from the field and 8-of-9 from the line for the Spartans (17-11, 10-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). D'Shon Taylor added 23 points and eight rebounds, Malik Thomas had 21 points...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Norfolk State routs Florida A&M 75-51

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) RaShid Gaston posted a double-double, scoring 26 points with a career-best 16 rebounds as Norfolk State snapped a three-game slide, routing winless Florida A&M 75-51 on Saturday night. Gaston did it with 11-of-13 shooting from the field and grabbing 12 of his 16 rebounds off the defensive boards. Jeffrey Short added 21 points for the Spartans (10-8, 3...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears struggle, Norfolk State roll 85-65

NORFOLK, Va. – Jeff Short scored 17 of his game-high 24 points in the first half, and Rashid Gaston added 20 points with 12 rebounds to power Norfolk State to an 85-65 win against Morgan State on Saturday night in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
Via Morgan State Bears - Official Site
December 06, 2014

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