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2017 Schedule
24-14, 7th in Big East
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1dMyron Medcalf

Post NBA draft deadline Way-Too-Early Top 25: Xavier

With Trevon Bluiett and J.P. Macura returning and a recruiting class ranked 13th in the country, you could make a case that Xavier belongs even higher on this list.

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3dJeff Borzello

Xavier F Bluiett withdraws from NBA draft

Big East second-leading scorer Trevon Bluiett announced on Tuesday he decided to withdraw from the 2017 NBA draft and return to Xavier for his senior season.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Xavier coach Chris Mack told ESPN that Trevon Bluiett is withdrawing from draft and returning to school.

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With Wednesday's deadline for players to remove their names from the NBA draft approaching, Purdue, UNC, Michigan and UCLA stand to be the most impacted by upcoming decisions.

ESPN Staff  

Xavier coach Chris Mack announced Monday that graduate transfer Kerem Kanter, the brother of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, has signed with the Musketeers and has officially removed his name from the 2017 NBA draft. Kanter averaged 11.3 points and 6.3 rebounds at Green Bay last season.

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The Pacers held their third pre-draft workout on Monday, with UCLA's Bryce Alford and Ike Anigbogu, Xavier's Trevon Bluiett, Purdue's Vince Edwards, Miami's Davon Reed and Ohio State's Trevor Thompson participating. Indiana owns the 18th and 47th selections in this year's draft.

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8dJeff Borzello

Will he stay or will he go?

Trevon Bluiett, one of the nation's best pure scorers, would make Xavier a clear Top-25 team next season. If he stays in the NBA draft, the Muskies will lack experience.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 60 wing Isaiah Mucius told ESPN that Xavier is making a strong push. Watched every game this weekend, met with Chris Mack last week.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Nebraska transfer Ed Morrow told ESPN he will visit Xavier on May 12-13.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Junior college transfer Brady Ernst has decommitted from Xavier, per his coach. Has three years to play.

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Xavier's Bluiett arrested for marijuana

Xavier forward Trevon Bluiett faces a misdemeanor charge for possession of marijuana after his arrest Monday near Indianapolis.

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51dJohn Gasaway

Next season's stars: Trevon Bluiett

If Trevon Bluiett returns to Xavier for his senior year, he'll be part of a loaded group of upperclassmen in college hoops next season.

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52dEamonn Brennan

Way-Too-Early Top 25: Xavier

The Musketeers' hopes rest on the return of Trevon Bluiett, who could mill the NBA draft again. If he returns, Xavier has enough for another stellar season.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Georgetown put out strong feelers to Xavier's Chris Mack at $4 million per year, source told ESPN. Mack staying at Xavier.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Xavier' Trevon bluiett is putting his name in the NBA Draft but not signing with an agent, source told ESPN.

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60dChad Ford

Trevon Bluiett has a decision to make

The Xavier junior forward made an impression on NBA scouts in the NCAA tournament. Bluiett should test the draft waters, but he may benefit from a senior season.

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.6144th
Rebounds Per Game37.395th
Assists Per Game14.793rd
Points Allowed71.3151st

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record24-26
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances26