Lyons Spent Four Years And Played Three Seasons At Xavier
XU Celebrated Another Sweet 16 Season
Three Musketeers Scored in Double Figures
Xavier Plays Baylor on Friday
XU Is No Stranger To Big 12 Teams In The NCAA Tournament
Postgame comments in the locker room from Xavier athletes and head coach Chris Mack.
Xavier's locker room comments following the victory over Notre Dame on Friday night in Greensboro, N.C.
Xavier met with members of the media on Saturday to talk about its third round game against Lehigh.
Xavier rallied to win on Senior Day at Cintas Center, 72-63, over Charlotte. The Musketeers, who trailed by 14 at one point, honored seniors Andre Walker, Kenny Frease, and Tu Holloway in a pregame ceremony.
Xavier moved to 7-3 on the year in the Atlantic 10 setting up a showdown for first place in the league after disposing Rhode Island by a score of 84-66 at Cintas Center on Wednesday night.
Xavier vs. Baylor - NCAA Tournament - AP Photos - 03/23/12
Xavier vs St. Bonnaventure A10 Championship 03/11/12
Xavier vs SLU A10 Semifinal 03/10/12
Xavier vs. Dayton A10 Second Round 03/09/12
Xavier vs Charlotte 03/03/12
2011-12...XAVIER 1,000 POINT CLUB: 2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Third Team selection by the A-10 coaches...2012 A-10 All-Championship Team selection...has scored 1,194 career points, which is 28th on XU's all-time scoring list...second on the team and 11th in the Atlantic 10 Conference in scoring at 15.1 ppg., including a career-high 27 points against Saint Louis on Jan. 25 and a 21-point game in the St. Bonaventure win on Jan. 14...scored 20 points in the win over Dayton on Feb. 18, including XU's first four points in overtime...shot 42.5 percent from the field, including 39.2 percent from 3-point range...his numbers were up over the previous season's averages of 13.6 ppg., 40.8 percent from the field and 33.6 percent 3-point shooting...scored in double figures in 29 of the 34 games he played in this past season...posted the first double-double of his collegiate career with 17 points and 10 rebounds in the Southern Illinois win on Dec. 25...scored 19 points at Vanderbilt, including 15 after halftime that included the spinning layup with six seconds left in regulation that sent the game to overtime...also contributed 2.8 assists (second on the team), 3.2 rebounds and 1.3 steals (second on the team) per game...scored a game-high 19 points in the Cincinnati win on Dec. 10...led the Musketeers with 22 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals in the season-opening win over Morgan State on Nov. 11...followed that up with 21 points against IPFW on Nov. 15, including 19 second-half points on 7-of-7 shooting from the field.
LYONS ROARED AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010-11 SEASON: 2011 All-Atlantic 10 Conference Third Team selection by the A-10 coaches...had 23 double-figure scoring games as a sophomore, including seven of the last eight games and 14 of the last 16 games...scored a game-high 24 points at Saint Joseph's on Feb. 16 on the strength of 10-of-14 shooting from the field to go with six rebounds and three assists...scored a career-high tying 25 points at Charlotte on Feb. 2 and had 15 points and seven assists in the Feb. 5 win over Saint Louis...scored 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field in the Temple win on Jan. 22 and a team-high tying 22 points on 7-of-12 shooting against George Washington on Jan. 26...second on the team in scoring (15th in the Atlantic 10 at 13.6 ppg.), including his big game at St. Bonaventure on Jan. 19: 15 points, a game-high and career-high eight rebounds to go with a team-high five assists...scored a team-high 18 points on the strength of a career-high six 3-pointers to go with five assists against Albany on Dec. 28...scored a career-high 25 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field against Wofford on Nov. 27...also contributed 3.1 apg. (second on the team), including a career-high 10 in the season opener against Western Michigan...scored 18 points in the Nov. 19 win over Iowa, including 16 in the second half...scored all eight of his points in the second half against Seton Hall on Nov. 21, including two big 3-pointers...tied for team-high scoring honors against Old Dominion on Nov. 22 with 14 points, including 12 points in the second half....had 18 at Miami (Ohio).
2009-10: Fifth on the team in scoring at 7.8 ppg...fourth on the team in assists at 2.1 per game...scored in double figures 13 times as a freshman, including four of the last eight games...scored a season-high 19 points in the win over Saint Joseph's on Feb. 17, while hitting 6-of-7 from the field, including 4-of-4 from 3-point territory.
BREWSTER ACADEMY: Attended the same prep school in New Hampshire as teammate Andre Walker, although Walker was there in the 2006-07 school year and Lyons was there in the 2007-08 school year.
PERSONAL: A sociology major...born July 4, 1989 in Albany, N.Y...mother is Jacqueline Lyons.