Tigers Mark Third SEC Opponents in Four Games for Xavier
Dee Davis Scores Season-High 17 to Lead the Musketeers Over the Tigers
Musketeers Playing The First Of Two Straight Games At SEC Venues
Musketeers Look to Move to 6-0 at Cintas Center
Six Musketeers Hit Double Figures in Balanced Effort
Players Isaiah Philmore and Myles Davis and head coach Chris Mack spoke to the media prior to Xavier's home game against Marquette.
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.
In its second game of the season, Xavier took down Tennessee at Cintas Center, 67-63. Following the contest, Matt Stainbrook, Myles Davis and head coach Chris Mack spoke to the media about the victory.
Isaiah Philmore, Miles Davis and head coach Chris Mack spoke to members of the media in preparation of Xavier's men's basketball exhibition contest against Quincy.
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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||16||vs. Southern Cal (November 30, 2013)|
|Field Goals Made||5||vs. Abilene Christian (November 25, 2013)|
|Field Goals Attempted||11||vs. Iowa (November 28, 2013)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||5||vs. Abilene Christian (November 25, 2013)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||9||vs. Iowa (November 28, 2013)|
|Free Throws Made||5||vs. Tennessee (November 12, 2013)|
|Free Throws Attempted||6||vs. Tennessee (November 12, 2013)|
|Rebounds||4||Three Times, last at St. John's (February 25, 2014)|
|Assists||3||Twice, last vs. DePaul (February 19, 2014)|
|Blocks||1||vs. Cincinnati (December 14,2013)|
|Steals||3||vs. Southern Cal (November 30, 2013)|