Semaj Christon earns spot on the Preseason Wooden Award List

Xavier University sophomore guard Semaj Christon continues to add to his impressive list of preseason honors, earning a spot on the Preseason Top 50 list for the John R. Wooden Award presented by Wendy’s. The complete list, which is available at www.WoodenAward.com, was announced today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club. Chosen by a preseason poll of national college basketball experts, the list is comprised of the 50 student-athletes who are the early front-runners for the sport’s most prestigious honor…

Xavier Can’t Be Overlooked In Brooklyn

Xavier Can’t Be Overlooked In Brooklyn

Yes, the team that has reached seven straight NCAA Tournaments, four of the past five Sweet 16s, one of only four teams to do so, has struggled to live up to its glorious past. But Chris Mack has done arguably his best coaching job during his fourth year at the helm of the Musketeers.

Xavier’s Semaj Christon and Travis Taylor each win multiple Atlantic 10 Conference Postseason Honors

Courtesy of GoXavier.com CINCINNATI — Xavier University freshman Semaj Christon has been named Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Year, Second Team All-Atlantic 10 and a member of the A-10 All-Rookie Team. Christon is the first XU player in Xavier’s 18 seasons in the Atlantic 10 to win A-10 Rookie of the Year and the first XU freshman […]

Riley, Vinson lead UMass past Xavier, 77-72

Riley, Vinson lead UMass past Xavier, 77-72

Courtesy of UMassAthletics.com CINCINNATI – Freddie Riley tied a career-high with six 3-pointers as he and Terrell Vinson combined for 10 of Massachusetts’ season-high 13 en route to a 77-72 win over Xavier at the Cintas Center Saturday. UMass (18-9, 8-6 Atlantic 10) shot 49 percent from the floor and 52 percent from outside as it snapped a five game […]