The Three Seniors Spoke To The Crowd
Taylor Scores Game-High 16 Points, Grabs Game-High Nine boards
Xavier Opens Up With Saint Joseph's
Christon Scores 20 Points For Second-Straight Game
Musketeers Still Fighting For Possible A-10 Championship First Round Bye
Xavier vs St. Louis 03/06/13
03/02/13 Xavier vs UMass
Xavier vs Memphis 02/26/13
Xavier vs VCU 02/23/13
Xavier vs Fordham 02/13/13
MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR: Scored 10.6 ppg. over the last 11 games as a junior, while shooting 56.3 percent (40-of-71) from the field...scored a Xavier career-high tying 16 points to go with an XU career-high 11 rebounds at Butler on March 9...had 15 points (one point shy of his Xavier career high) to go with six rebounds and two blocks in the Memphis win on Nov. 26 and 14 points to go with seven rebounds vs. UMass on March 2...second on the team in rebounding at 5.0 rpg. and sixth in scoring at 7.5 ppg...scored a Xavier career-high 16 points at Duquesne on Feb. 9 (to go with six rebounds), including nine points during Xavier's decisive 17-3 second-half run...had 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting at Dayton on Feb. 16...hit all four of his shots from the field on his way to eight points in the Dayton win on Jan. 30 and followed that up by hitting all four of his shots at Richmond on Feb. 2 on his way to 10 points...had a big offensive rebound and stick back late in the game as part of his six-point, five-rebound effort at St. Bonaventure on Jan. 16...recorded his first double-double as a Musketeer with 11 points and 10 rebounds vs. Vanderbilt on Dec. 6...had 10 points and six rebounds in the win over Drake on Nov. 25, while he contributed eight points and seven rebounds at Purdue on Dec. 1...had six points and five rebounds at St. Bonaventure on Jan. 16, including a big offensive rebound and stick back in the closing minutes.
AS A MUSKETEER: Transfer from Towson who sat out the games in the 2011-12 season due to NCAA rules...also had to sit the first three regular season games of the 2012-13 season due to an oversight at Towson his freshman year with NCAA paperwork...played his first regular season games as a Musketeer in the DIRECTV Classic Nov. 22-25.
AS A SOPHOMORE AT TOWSON (2010-11): Towson's leading scorer with a 15.3 average, ranking sixth in the CAA...also grabbed 7.0 rpg., which ranked second on the team...led the Tigers in scoring 12 times...had double-doubles against Buffalo (21-11), Western Michigan (17-11), Delaware (22-11) and Drexel (15-10)...averaged 22.2 points and 8.5 rebounds over the last six regular season games...basketball coach: Pat Kennedy.
AS A FRESHMAN AT TOWSON (2009-10): Finished sixth in the balloting for CAA All-Rookie team...made 12 starts...averaged 8.4 points and 5.3 rebounds as a starter, shooting 50 percent from the floor and 81 percent from the free-throw line.
Career Highs at Towson: Points - 33 vs. UNC-Wilmington (2-12-11); Rebounds - 11 at Delaware (2-23-11) and at Buffalo (11-20-10); Assists - 3 Three Times; Blocks - 4 vs. Drexel (2-26-11); Steals - 4 at La Salle (12-29-10) and vs. Georgia State (2-13-10); Turnovers - 6 vs. Coppin State (11-16-10); Minutes Played - 44 vs. UNC-Wilmington (2-12-11).
HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked No. 69 in his senior class by Rivals.com...was the all-time leading scorer in Hartford County high school basketball history as he scored 1,776 points in three years at John Carroll School in Bel Air, Md...averaged 40 points per game as a freshman at St. Xavier High School in Junction City, Kan.
PERSONAL: A liberal arts major...born September 20, 1989 in El Paso, Texas...parents are Annette Wagner and Ronald Philmore.Isaiah Philmore