Men's Basketball Team Has Won 10 Of Its Last 11 Games

Justin Martin scored 18 points at DePaul. (UTSI)
 
Justin Martin scored 18 points at DePaul. (UTSI)
 

Jan. 22, 2014

Xavier University Musketeers (15-4, 5-1 BIG EAST)
vs. Providence College Friars (14-5, 4-2 BIG EAST)
Sat., Jan. 25, 2014 at 12 p.m. ET
Dunkin' Donuts Center (12,400) in Providence, R.I.

Television: FOX Sports 1 with Kenny Albert (play-by-play) and Gary Williams (analysis).

Radio: 700 WLW-AM and nationally via iHeartRadio with play-by-play from Xavier Hall of Famer and former Musketeer standout Joe Sunderman (`79). Analysis will be provided by Xavier Hall of Famer and XU all-time leading scorer Byron Larkin (`88).

The X factors...IN 140 CHARACTERS OR LESS

• Xavier, 15-4 overall and 5-1 in the BIG EAST, has won 10 of its last 11 games, including an 84-74 win at DePaul this past Monday.

• Xavier is 24th in the latest Official NCAA RPI Rankings (1-20-14); Providence is 48th.

• Xavier has all five starters averaging in double figures in scoring in BIG EAST play.

• Xavier is scoring 81.3 ppg. in BIG EAST play, shooting 50.5% FG and 76.9% FT.

• Xavier is first in the BIG EAST in rebound margin at +7.0 rpg. and has outrebounded 14 opponents, including the last 9.

• Xavier jr. Dee Davis is 2nd in the BIG EAST in assists at 4.6 apg. and soph. Semaj Christon is tied for 6th at 4.0 apg.


 

 

• Xavier sophomore All-America candidate Semaj Christon leads XU in scoring (6th in BE at 16.9 ppg.), incl. 24 ppg. over the last 5 games.

• Xavier's Semaj Christon has averaged 21.7 points, 4.2 assists and 1.8 steals in BIG EAST play, while shooting 63.5% FG.

• Xavier`s Dee Davis had 17 points and 7 assists vs. Georgetown that earned him a spot on the five-member BIG EAST Honor Roll.

• Xavier junior Matt Stainbrook leads XU in rebounding (3rd in BIG EAST at 8.5 rpg.) and is second in scoring (10.8 ppg.).

• Xavier senior Isaiah Philmore has passed the 1,000 career point mark.

• Xavier soph. James Farr is tied for 2nd in the BIG EAST in field goal pct. (.570) and is 14th in rebounding (5.5 rpg.).

• Xavier junior Justin Martin has averaged 15.3 ppg. and 7.2 rpg. in BIG EAST play, ranking t-10th and 4th in the league.

• Xavier has made two NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearances in addition to three NCAA Sweet 16 appearances in the last 10 years.

• Xavier is one of 14 schools to make at least 7 NCAA Tournaments in the last 8 years.

• Xavier is first in the BIG EAST and ranked tied for 12th in the nation in the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate at 97 percent.

• Xavier has graduated the last 91 men's basketball players that have played as seniors, including Isaiah Philmore and Erik Stenger

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