Jalen Reynolds Hits 6-of-6 from the Field to Lead Musketeers
Musketeers to Honor Three Seniors Prior to Match Up with Wildcats on Saturday
Trevon Bluiett led the Musketeers with 17 points
The Musketeers set a new Cintas Center attendance record with 10,492 fans
Musketeers erase seven-point halftime deficit, but fall short of win
Men's basketball USATSI Gallery -- 11/18/14
AS A MUSKETEER : Sporting News preseason BIG EAST All-Newcomer Team ... Team's second-leading scorer on its four-game exhibition trip to Brazil in August ... Averaged 11.3 ppg. to go with 1.8 apg.
MACK ON BLUIETT: "Trevon Bluiett is a highly talented wing who has an understanding of the game beyond his years. He is old school with his work ethic, his ability to create a shot and his understanding of how to use his body to create space. Trevon loves to win and his approach to the game is razor sharp. He's the consummate winner. Trevon won three state championships for Park Tudor. He was Peach Jam's third leading scorer on Nike's EYBL circuit playing for his father, Reynardo Bluiett."
AT PARK TUDOR HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 35.7 ppg. and 11.4 rpg. as a senior ... Finished his career with 2,568 points, which broke the school record and is good for sixth on the all-time state scoring list ... Scored over 1,000 points in his senior year alone ... Also broke the school record for career rebounds with 986 ... Won three IHSAA Class 2A State Championships at Park Tudor, as a freshman, sophomore and senior ... Scored 38 points in the 2014 championship game win over Westview, breaking the record for most points ever scored in the 2A title game ... 2014 First Team IBCA/Subway Boys All-State selection by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association ... Also named 2014 AP First Team All-State ... Finalist for Indiana's "Mr. Basketball"in 2014 ... 2013 and 2014 Marion County Player of the Year (Marion County Coaches Association) ... Averaged 27.8 ppg. as a junior for Park Tudor, leading his team to a 21-3 record and its first-ever Marion County Tournament Championship ... Basketball coach: Kyle Cox
COX ON BLUIETT: "One of the most relentless competitors I have ever seen. Trevon exemplifies what winning is all about on and off the court and it was contagious with our team. I fully expect that to be the case at Xavier as well. He is the ultimate example of a student-athlete."
HIGHLY RANKED: MVP of the prestigious Derby Festival Classic in Louisville ... Earned a reputation as one of the best scorers in the 2014 class nationally ... Ranked as the fourth-best shooter in the 2014 class by ESPN.com and FOXSports.com ... Ranked as a four-star recruit and the No. 34 prospect in his class by Rivals.com ... A four-star recruit by ESPN.com, ranking No. 46 overall and No. 13 at small forward ... Ranked as the No. 56 prospect by 247sports.com ... Ranked No. 31 overall by Scout.com ... A four-star recruit by Scout.com who is ranked No. 10 at the small forward position.
PERSONAL: Undecided on a major ... parents are Reynardo Bluiett and Mariam Bluiett ... Dad was on All-Marine Football Team and Mom was on the All-Marine Basketball Team ... siblings are Ashtyn, Juwaan and Brody ... born November 5, 1994 in Indianapolis, Ind.