Myles  Davis

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Myles Davis

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Plainfield, N.J.

High School:
Notre Dame Prep (Mass.)

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 188

Position:
Guard


AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Had 20 double-figure scoring games, including 17 points on the strength of 5-of-8 3-point shooting vs. Georgia State on March 21 ... 18 points to go with a career-high four steals in the win over Butler on Feb. 21 and 19 points to go with five assists in the win at Georgetown on Jan. 27 ... Had a nine-game double-figure scoring streak snapped on Feb. 14 ... First in the BIG EAST in free-throw shooting (23rd in the nation) at 87.2 percent ... Third on the team in scoring at 10.6 ppg. (23rd in the BIG EAST) ... Third on the team in assists at 2.1 apg., including his career-high eight-assist game at Seton Hall on Jan. 31 ... Had a 16-point game at Providence on Jan. 22 ... Scored all 14 of his points in the second half of XU's comeback win over Marquette on Jan. 17 ... 15 points in the win over Long Beach on Nov. 18 ... Hit 63-of-164 (11th in the BIG EAST at .384) of his 3-point shots, including 5-of-8 vs. Georgia State in the NCAA Tournament ... Led the team and was ninth in the BIG EAST in 3-point field goals per game at 1.8.

BALANCED ATTACK THIS SEASON: 46 two-point field goals as a sophomore in 36 games played compared with 13 two-point field goals as a freshman in 34 games played ... Scored a career-high seven two-point field goals in his career-high 25-point game vs. DePaul on Jan. 24 ... Balance helped him get to the free throw line: 102 free throws made out of 117 attempts in 36 games compared with 30-of-45 as a freshman.

BIG EAST HONOREE FOUR TIMES: Earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the fourth time as a sophomore on Feb. 23; averaged 15.0 points in victories at Cincinnati on Feb. 18 and at home versus Butler on Feb. 21 ... Also honored on Feb. 2; averaged 15.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 1.0 steals in two XU road games: at Georgetown and at Seton Hall ... Averaged 20.5 points per game for XU's two games to also earn the honor on Jan. 26, including a career-high 25 points in a win over DePaul on Jan. 24 ... 18 points vs. Alabama on Dec. 6 with four 3-pointers earned him his first BIG EAST Honor Roll spot on Dec. 8.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14): Recorded seven double-figure scoring games, including 12 points on Feb. 15 at Marquette ... Hit 41 3-pointers over XU's 34 games (second on the team), including the go-ahead 3-pointer in the comeback victory over Georgetown on Jan. 15 ... Highly-ranked former prep star and first-year player that found his way onto the list of 26 players on the 2013-14 Kyle Macy Freshmen All-America team (CollegeInsider.com) ... Hit 4-of-8 from 3-point territory on his way to a career-high 16 points vs. USC on Nov. 30 and hit 5-of-7 3-pointers on his way 15 points in the win over Abilene Christian on Nov. 25 ... Connected on two more 3-pointers as part of his 12-point effort vs. Iowa on Nov. 28 ... Contributed 13 points in the win over Tennessee on Nov. 12.

BIG EAST CONFERENCE HONOREE: Named BIG EAST Conference Rookie of the Week on Dec. 9; scored 14 points on the strength of 4-of-5 shooting from 3-point territory in the win over Bowling Green on Dec. 7, including a team-high eight points in the overtime period.

2012-13: Sat out the 2012-13 season.

HIGHLY RANKED: Ranked as a three-star recruit by ESPN.com and Scout.com, while earning a No. 136 ranking in his class by Rivals.com.

AT NOTRE DAME PREP: Played two seasons at Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburgh, Mass. ... Averaged 22 points, seven rebounds and three assists in the 2011-12 season, while leading his team to a 31-5 record ... The team's only loss in its last 18 games came by four points in the National Semifinals to Brewster Academy and current XU teammate Jalen Reynolds ... MVP of the Hall of Fame game ... Averaged 14.0 ppg. as a junior for a Notre Dame Prep team that had 11 future Division I players, finished 33-4 and reached the National Championship game ... Played with the likes of Steven Adams (Oklahoma City Thunder), Todd Mayo (formerly at Marquette and now playing professionally) and Khem Birch (formerly at UNLV and now playing professionally) ... Basketball coach: Ryan Hurd.

RYAN HURD ON DAVIS: "Myles (Davis) shoots better than 99 percent of the people in the country. I told our guys if you can get the ball into his hands inside the gym, it's like a layup. He is more than just a deep shooter though. He's a mean, nasty competitor on the floor but a great guy off the court."

BEFORE NOTRE DAME PREP: Played two years for Dan Hurley at St. Benedict's (Newark, N.J.) and before that for Mike Kelly at St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City, N.J.) ... 2010 Star-Ledger North Jersey Player of the Year as a junior at St. Peter's Prep ... Averaged 20 points per game and nearly three 3-pointers per game at St. Peter's Prep in the 2009-10 season, leading his team to the Non-Public A State Championship game.

PERSONAL: Undecided on a major...born November 2, 1993 in Plainfield, N.J...mother's name is Laura and his father's name is Sam Davis Jr...cousin of Brandin and Brevin Knight.

XAVIER CAREER HIGHS
Points 25 vs. DePaul (January 24, 2015)
Field Goals Made 8 vs. DePaul (January 24, 2015)
Field Goals Attempted 14 Twice, last vs. DePaul (January 24, 2015)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 5 Twice, last vs. Georgia State (March 21, 2015)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 9 vs. Iowa (November 28, 2013)
Free Throws Made 9 at DePaul (January 3, 2015)
Free Throws Attempted 10 vs. DePaul (January 24, 2015)
Rebounds 8 vs. DePaul (January 24, 2015)
Assists 8 at Seton Hall (January 31, 2015)
Blocks 1 vs. Cincinnati (December 14, 2013)
Steals 4 vs. Butler (February 21, 2015)

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