Taylor Scores Game-High 16 Points, Grabs Game-High Nine boards
Musketeers Knockout Saint Louis in Overtime on Senior Night
Memphis Is Ranked 17th In The Coaches Poll
Five Musketeers Reach Double-Figures
First Game Of A Four-Game Homestand
Xavier celebrated a 70-58 victory over Lehigh University to advance to the Sweet 16. The Musketeers become just one of four schools in the nation to make four of the last five Sweet 16s.
Justin Martin from the men's basketball team in this edition of Meet the Musketeer.
Xavier takes the short trip to face Butler, in its second road game of the season. The Musketeers are 6-0 this season.
03/02/13 Xavier vs UMass
Xavier vs VCU 02/23/13
Xavier vs George Washington 01/12/13
Xavier vs Temple 01/10/13
Xavier vs Wofford 12/22/12
PLAYED A KEY ROLE: Contributed 11 points, eight rebounds and three assists vs. VCU on Nov. 23...scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the win at Duquesne on Feb. 9 and followed that up with 16 points (one shy of his career high) and seven rebounds in the Fordham win on Feb. 13...scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds in the win over Temple on Jan. 10...has 12 double-figure scoring games for the season...started and scored in double figures in each of the first eight games but had to sit out the Kent State game on Dec. 9 due to a concussion he suffered late in the Vanderbilt game on Dec. 6...fourth on the team in scoring at 7.9 ppg...fourth on the team in rebounding at 4.7 rpg., including a game-high and career-high 12-rebound effort at Tennesee on Dec. 29...led the team in rebounding during the three games at the DIRECTV Classic at 7.3 rpg...led the team with a career-high 17 points in the win over Robert Morris on Nov. 17, while hitting a career-high six field goals, including a career-high four 3-pointers...dished off a career-high six assists to go with 11 points and six rebounds in Xavier's season-opening win over Fairleigh Dickinson.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Came up big off the bench in the last two NCAA Tournament games...had two points and seven rebounds in 13 minutes of action against Lehigh on March 18 and followed that up with six points on a pair of 3-pointers to go with five rebounds in 18 minutes against Baylor on March 23...grabbed five rebounds in 14 minutes against Saint Louis on Jan. 25...made his first three collegiate starts in Hawaii...made his first collegiate start against Long Beach State on Dec. 22, scoring a season-high 12 points in a then-career-high 25 minutes of action...started again against Hawaii on Dec. 23 and grabbed a career-high nine rebounds in 29 minutes of action...played 20 minutes against Oral Roberts on Dec. 18...had five points and four rebounds in the win at Butler on Dec. 7...contributed six rebounds and three steals in 19 minutes against Georgia on Nov. 25...played 12 minutes in his collegiate debut on Nov. 11...has 13 3-pointers, including a big one in the second half vs. Purdue on Dec. 3...hit two 3-pointers each night in Xavier's games against Long Beach State and Hawaii in the Diamond Head Classic.
HONOR ROLL: Ranked as the No. 87 prospect by Scout.com and No. 86 by Rivals.com...scored 42 points in leading the Class AA-A All-Stars past their AAA counterparts in the annual Scott Brown Memorial Classic in April, 2010.
AT MOUNTAIN STATE ACADEMY: Averaged 15.9 points and 6.9 rebounds, while leading his team to a 22-4 record and a No. 17 final ranking in USA Today...Team MVP...basketball coach: Rodney Crawford.
AT LAWRENCE NORTH HIGH: Averaged 10.4 ppg. as a junior at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis, Ind., the same school that sent XU current senior Jeff Robinson...basketball coach: Jack Keefer.
PERSONAL: A liberal arts major...born July 2, 1990 in Indianapolis, Ind...parents are Yalonde and Brad Martin...father played basketball at Oklahoma Southwestern and mother was a cheerleader at Dillard University...cousin is Maurice Evans of the Washington Wizards.Justin Martin