Justin Martin to transfer from Xavier

It’s been a long week for X fans. First leading scorer Semaj Christon enters for the NBA Draft and now second leading scorer Justin Martin will transfer upon graduation in a few weeks. Rumors that Coach Chris Mack could be heading to California hit the waves also, but Coach Mack put an end to those rumors stating he was staying at Xavier. Martin won’t have to sit out the 2014...
Via The Front Office News
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Xavier's Martin to transfer

Xavier announced late Friday afternoon Justin Martin will transfer from the Musketeer basketball program. A fourth-year collegian with a year of eligibility remaining, he is on track to graduate this spring and would become eligible to play right away for his new school if he does so. The 6-6, 205-pound forward was second on the team in scoring (11.7 points per game) and rebounding...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier's Justin Martin plans to graduate, then transfer

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.
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: California interested in Xavier's Mack

Xavier lost its leading scorer to the NBA late last month. Could the Musketeers' head coach be the next out the door? Ryan Gorcey of Scout.com site BearTerritory.net reported Thursday afternoon California has offered its vacant men's basketball coaching position to Chris Mack, who just finished his fifth season as head coach at Xavier. The Musketeers are 111-57 during Mack...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier's Semaj Christon departing for NBA draft

Sophomore guard Semaj Christon is leaving Xavier to enter the NBA draft. Ten days after losing to NC State in an NCAA tournament First Round game in Dayton, the Musketeers' 6-foot-3 scoring leader confirmed plans to forego his last two years of eligibility in favor of a run at professional basketball. "I feel like it was just the best time for me to take my talents to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier sophomore Semaj Christon to declare for NBA Draft

Xavier's Semaj Christon announced Friday night that he would forgo his final two years and declare for the NBA Draft. The sophomore guard was sixth in the Big East in scoring, averaging 17.0 points per game. He was also a unanimous first-team selection to the Big East team and was also on the conference's All-Tournament team. Said coach Chris Mack in a statement: "Semaj...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
20 days ago  |  Discuss

XU needs to 'rely on identity' to survive NC State

The Welcome Wagon arrived early for Xavier's men's basketball team. As the 12th-seeded Musketeers participated in their open practice at UD Arena Monday night, a trio of red-clad Flyers fans hunkered down for some pre-NCAA tournament needling of their program's archrival. But Xavier's players and coaches focused on the task at hand, and that was preparing for 12th...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier coach Chris Mack has a new perspective on tournament

CINCINNATI - Chris Mack walked into the Xavier media room heavily armed. He had an extra large Dunkin' Donuts coffee and his emotions ready to go. The Musketeers will be playing in the NCAA tournament after a one-year absence. They found out Sunday evening they will be playing North Carolina State on Tuesday night as part of the First Four in Dayton, home of one of Xavier'...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Xavier Get In The 2014 In The NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Xavier Musketeers were given a 12-seed in the Midwest-region. They are coached by Chris Mack and hail from the Big East. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against NC State in the first round in Dayton. Winner gets Saint Louis in Orlando. Why: Xavier finished...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Stainbrook’s knee injury just a strained MCL

Xavier got some excellent news on Tuesday when it was announced that starting center Matt Stainbrook only strained his MCL. Stainbrook landed awkwardly in Monday’s loss to Seton Hall, immediately grabbing his left knee and screaming in pain. It looked like the injury could be quite serious, but according to Xavier, he’s out for Saturday’s game with Villanova and will be listed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier players earn national, conference recognition

Two Xavier underclassmen are being noticed for their play this week. ESPN's Andy Katz named sophomore guard Semaj Christon National Player of the Week. He averaged 18.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.0 steals in two 40-minute performances. Forward Jalen Reynolds was rewarded with the Big East's Rookie of the Week honor. He averaged 11.5 points and 12.5 rebound in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier suspends freshman forward Jalen Reynolds

Xavier has suspended freshman forward Jalen Reynolds from the team so he can concentrate on his ''responsibilities greater than basketball.'' The school did not elaborate on the suspension, but coach Chris Mack said Tuesday that Reynolds will be reinstated when he shows sufficient progress. Reynolds has played in 19 games, averaging 2.8 points and 2.8 rebounds....
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Big East newcomers drop the 'mid'

The First Four was being played up the road in Dayton, the NCAA tournament proper was starting the next day down the road in Lexington, but Xavier University's basketball team was stuck in between. The Musketeers were at home Wednesday, left out of the Big Dance for the first time since 2005. So why was everyone here smiling? In the upstairs ballroom at the Cintas Center, the...
Via Fox Sports
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dezmine Wells to Enroll at Maryland, Appears to Miss Point of Expulsion From Xavier Due to Sexual Assault Charges

Dezmine Wells could be headed to a happy ending. He reportedly will enroll at the University of Maryland less than two weeks after he was offically expelled by Xavier, and could be on the court for the Terrapins at the start of the 2013-14 season. Wells, 20, became the collegiate equivalent of a free agent when Xavier expelled him Aug. 21, citing a "serious violation" of...
Via NESN.com
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Xavier expells sophomore Dezmine Wells

Sophomore Dezmine Wells has been expelled from Xavier University. From Xavier University; The Xavier University Conduct Board (UCB), made up of faculty, students and administrators, found Xavier sophomore and basketball player Dezmine Wells responsible for a serious violation of the Code of Student Conduct. The punishment for the violation is expulsion from the University. While...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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