Musketeers Close Second Half on 9-0 Run to Force Overtime
Wildcats Hit Season-High 15 Three Pointers to Top Musketeers
Stainbrook scores 17 in the second half to match career high
Musketeers Collect Second Straight Win at Home Over Top 25 Team
Reynolds Matches Career High in BIG EAST Opener
Head coach Chris Mack and players James Farr and Matt Stainbrook answered questions from the media prior to Xavier's home basketball game against Providence.
Men's basketball players Semaj Christon and James Farr and head coach Chris Mack fielded questions from the media prior to the Musketeers' home meeting with Seton Hall.
Xavier men 's basketball pregame press conference with head coach Chris Mack and players Justin Martin and James Farr.
Xavier's James Farr, Justin Martin, Matt Stainbrook, Dee Davis and Coach Mack spoke of their huge win against Cincinnati.
The media interviewed Xavier players Myles Davis, Semaj Christon and James Farr following the Musketeers' 12-point overtime win over Bowling Green. Head coach Chris Mack following the players at the microphone.
Men's basketball USATSI Gallery -- 11/18/14
Xavier vs. Creighton 03/14/14 - BIG EAST Semi Final
Xavier vs Villonava 03/06/14
Xavier vs. Marquette 01/09/14
Xavier vs Butler 01/04/14
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14) ... BETTER BY FARR: Provided a lift off the bench with 4.6 ppg. and 3.9 rpg. (fourth on the team) in 12.4 minutes per game ... Seven double-figure scoring games, including 13 vs. Wake Forest on Dec. 28 ... Shot 51.6 percent from the field for the season ... Boasted a 3-point percentage of 38.0 percent, including two big ones during the second-half rally at Alabama on Dec. 21 ... Had a career-high 15-point game on Dec. 7 vs. Bowling Green where he hit 7-of-8 from the field to go with a team-high nine rebounds ... Scored 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting from the field in the win over Cincinnati on Dec. 14 ... Scored 14 points on 5-of-5 shooting from the field to go with eight rebounds against Abilene Christian on Nov. 25 and followed that up with a game-high 10 rebounds against Iowa on Nov. 28 ... Had his first double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds vs. Miami (Ohio) on Nov. 20 ... Had 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting from the field with nine rebounds vs. Gardner-Webb on Nov. 8.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Contributed two rebounds and a block in the Memphis win on Feb. 26 ... Hit 6-of-7 from the field, including 2-of-3 3-pointers, on his way to 14 points in his collegiate debut in the season-opening win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Nov. 9 ... Also grabbed four rebounds ... Grabbed three rebounds in five minutes of action at Tennessee on Dec. 29.
HIGHLY RANKED: Ranked as a three-star recruit for both Scout.com and Rivals.com.
AT MAINE CENTRAL INSTITUTE: Averaged 23 points and 13 rebounds in his one season at MCI ... Basketball coach: Dave Campbell.
DAVE CAMPBELL ON FARR: "The best basketball for James is definitely ahead of him. James has tremendous talent and is crafty around the basket but also has the ability to step out and shoot from the outside. James works hard and is very coachable."
AT EVANSTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds as a senior, while leading his team to a Central Suburban League Championship ... Basketball coach: Mike Ellis.
PERSONAL: Undecided on a major...born November 2, 1992 in Evanston, Ill...parents are Belita and James Farr.
|XAVIER CAREER HIGHS|
|Points||15||vs. Bowling Green (December 7, 2013)|
|Field Goals Made||7||vs. Bowling Green (December 7, 2013)|
|Field Goals Attempted||12||vs. Wake Forest (December 28, 2013)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||2||Five Times, last at Villanova (February 3, 2014)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||5||vs. Wake Forest (December 28, 2013)|
|Free Throws Made||4||vs. Abilene Christian (November 25, 2013)|
|Free Throws Attempted||4||vs. Abilene Christian (November 25, 2013)|
|Rebounds||11||vs. Miami (Ohio) (November 20,2013)|
|Assists||1||Six Times, last vs. Villanova (March 6, 2014)|
|Blocks||3||vs. Southern Cal (November 30, 2013)|
|Steals||2||Twice, last at Butler (February 11, 2014)|