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SMU lands Xavier basketball transfer Justin Martin

Xavier transfer Justin Martin has committed to play for Larry Brown and the SMU Mustangs, per his personal Twitter account. As a graduate student, Martin will be eligible to play immediately on the Hilltop. At 6-foot-6 and 205 pounds, Martin averaged 11.7 points, which was good for second on the team, and 5.2 rebounds last season for the Musketeers. He shot 37 percent from three...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins wasting no time replacing departed transfers

WVU head basketball coach, Bob Huggins, has wasted no time finding replacements for the departed Eron Harris and Terry Henderson. This past week Huggins announced the commitment of 3 star JUCO transfer Jaysean Paige. Paige comes to WVU from Moberly Area Community College where as a guard he averaged 22.1 points per game and shot just under 44% from beyond the arch. There are now...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
May 23, 2014  |  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
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier 68, Marquette 65

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier beats Marquette 68-65 to reach semis

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. Both Creighton...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova 77, Xavier 70

Darrun Hilliard II scored 19 points to lead the visiting Wildcats to their first outright Big East regular-season title since 1982. JayVaughn Pinkston added 15 points for Villanova (27-3, 15-2), which won its fifth straight game. James Bell recorded 12 points to go over 1,000 in his career despite battling foul trouble for the second straight contest and grabbed eight rebounds,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite loss, Xavier still on path to NCAA berth

Chris Mack isn't going to make any excuses for his Xavier team. Even though the Musketeers fell to No. 6 Villanova 77-70 Thursday night in their regular season finale, Mack has no doubts that they are worthy of an NCAA tournament bid. That is regardless of what happens next week during the Big East conference tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York. "We're going...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite loss, Xavier still on path to NCAA berth

CINCINNATI -- Chris Mack isn't going to make any excuses for his Xavier team. Even though the Musketeers fell to No. 6 Villanova 77-70 Thursday night in their regular season finale, Mack has no doubts that they are worthy of an NCAA tournament bid. That is regardless of what happens next week during the Big East conference tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York. "...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier gets revenge on No. 9 Creighton 75-69

Xavier’s men’s basketball team may have lost its first game against No. 9 Creighton in Omaha, but it reveled in a 75-69 victory in Saturday’s rematch at Cintas Center. And what a win it was. By defeating player of the year candidate Doug McDermott and the Bluejays, the Musketeers claimed their first win over a Top 10 opponent since 2007 and defended their home court against...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Musketeers handle the moment

CINCINNATI -- Xavier had never before sold standing room only tickets for one of its basketball games at the Cintas Center but Saturday was something different. The calendar has turned to March. Creighton is not only ranked No. 10 in the nation in the USA Today coaches' poll but the Blue Jays are in first place in the Big East and on their roster is senior Doug McDermott, the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin leads Xavier upset of No. 9 Creighton

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.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin leads Xavier over No. 9 Creighton 75-69

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, ...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown beats Xavier 74-52; snaps 2-game skid

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Markel Starks scored 22 points and guided an efficient Georgetown offense, which shot 52 percent from the floor, as the Hoyas beat Xavier 74-52 on Saturday. Starting for the first time in more than six weeks, Jabril Trawick sparked Georgetown (16-11, 7-8 Big East) with 13 points and four assists as the Hoyas led from start to finish. Trawick had not started since...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier has much more to prove

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 eight straight...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier has much more to prove

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin's 22 lifts Xavier past DePaul 83-64

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier cruises past Depaul 83-64

CINCINNATI (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas leads Marquette over Xavier 81-72

Senior guard Jake Thomas scored 18 points on a career-best six 3-pointers and Marquette held on for an 81-72 Big East Conference victory over Xavier on Saturday, the first time this season the Golden Eagles have won three consecutive games. Davante Gardner and Jamil Wilson each added 16 points for Marquette, (15-10, 7-5 Big East). Justin Martin had 20 points for Xavier, 17-8 overall...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas leads Marquette over Xavier 81-72

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Senior guard Jake Thomas scored 18 points on a career-best six 3-pointers and Marquette held on for an 81-72 Big East Conference victory over Xavier on Saturday, the first time this season the Golden Eagles have won three consecutive games. Davante Gardner and Jamil Wilson each added 16 points for Marquette, (15-10, 7-5 Big East). Justin Martin had 20 points for...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Seton Hall at Xavier (12 PM Saturday)

Cintas Center/goxavier.comA conference slate for Seton Hall that has seen the Pirates take down Georgetown in our nation’s capital for the first time in over a decade, yet has also seen head coach Kevin Willard “perplexed” continues on Saturday in one of the toughest atmospheres in all of college basketball.The Hall looks to respond from a 64-57 loss to a Butler team that had...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier gets lesson from 'The Hawk' Pryor

Xavier junior forward Justin Martin didn’t know who Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor was before Wednesday’s basketball practice, but he sure does now. The International Boxing Hall of Famer and Cincinnati native stopped by Cintas Center at the behest of coach Chris Mack and offered a motivational speech for Musketeers players following a highlight video of his greatest fights. Although...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier 84, DePaul 74

Photo: AP | Timothy D. Easley DePaul (10-10, 2-5 Big East) lost Sunday in its return to Allstate Arena. The Blue Demons were overmatched by Xavier (15-4, 5-1), 84-74. Semaj Christon led the Musketeers with a game-high 27 points. The sophomore stud shot 9-of-12 from the field and got to the rim at will. Forwards Justin Martin and Isaiah Philmore combined for 31 points and 14 rebounds...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Christon scores 27, Xavier beats DePaul 84-74

Semaj Christon dominated with 27 points, Justin Martin scored 18 and Xavier beat DePaul 84-74 Monday for its 10th win in 11 games. The Musketeers (15-4, 5-1 Big East) led by 18 at the half behind scorching starts by Christon and Martin and hung on in the second half after DePaul pulled within seven. Christon, who came in averaging a team-high 16.3 points, finished one shy of his...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Christon scores 27, Xavier beats DePaul 84-74

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Semaj Christon dominated with 27 points, Justin Martin scored 18 and Xavier beat DePaul 84-74 Monday for its 10th win in 11 games. The Musketeers (15-4, 5-1 Big East) led by 18 at the half behind scorching starts by Christon and Martin and hung on in the second half after DePaul pulled within seven. Christon, who came in averaging a team-high 16.3 points, finished...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Resilient Musketeers find themselves against Hoyas

CINCINNATI -- Xavier was too cool for itself in the first half against Georgetown Wednesday night. In Chris Mack's mind, that's exactly why the Musketeers trailed the Hoyas by 13 points. "You can't cool your way in a game against Georgetown," said the Xavier coach. "Hey, you score, we get to score. All right, you score and we get to score. All of a sudden...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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