#3 Xavier Richards
|HOMETOWN||St. Thomas, Virgin Islands|
|PREV. SCHOOL||Baltimore City CC|
As a Senior, 2015-16 season: Played in 30 of TSU’s 31 games as a senior… Made 10 starts on the year… Posted 4.6 points, 3.0 rebounds and 0.7 assists in 15.4 minutes per game… Shot 64.8 percent from the field (57-for-88)… Ranked third on the team with 14 blocked shots… Scored in double figures three times on the year… Put up eight points on 3-for-4 shooting against Alcorn State (12/19/15)… Finished 4-for-5 from the field for eight points to go with five rebounds in a win at Southeast Missouri (1/2/16)… Pulled down a season-high eight rebounds in a home win over Austin Peay (1/14/16)… Netted a season-high 12 points on 5-for-8 shooting in 10 minutes of action at Jacksonville State (1/30/16)… Scored 11 points in back-to-back games shooting 5-for-7 versus Tennessee Tech (2/10/16) and 5-for-6 at Eastern Kentucky (2/13/16).
As a Junior, 2014-15 season: Appeared in all 31 games on the season, starting 15 of them… Averaged 6.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game while playing 22.8 minutes per contest… Finished with the second most blocked shots on the team with 24… Shot 47.4 percent (81-for-171) from the floor… Scored in double figures six times… Began TSU career with 10 points, eight rebounds and five assists versus Reinhardt (11/14)… Finished with six points, seven rebounds, two blocks and a steal against Southern Illinois (11/18)… Put up a double-double with 21 points and a season-best 11 rebounds against Fisk (11/20)… Recorded 10 points and two blocks at UVA (11/25)… Scored seven points while grabbing five boards, swatting three blocks and dishing out two assists in the win over Tennessee Tech (1/29)… Scored 16 points at Eastern Kentucky (2/7)… Set a career high with 23 points at home against Morehead State (2/23).
Baltimore City Community College, 2012-13 & 2013-14 seasons: Played two seasons at Baltimore City Community College in Maryland… Averaged 19.2 points per game along with 7.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game as a sophomore… Named conference tournament MVP and Region XX MVP during sophomore season… Earned Third Team All-America accolades for NJCAA Division I for 2013-14 season… Runner-up for player of the year… As a freshman, averaged 6.1 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.8 steals per contest in 31 games.
Gwynn Park HS: Played under coach Michael Glick and averaged a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds a game along with two blocks per game…named Honorable Mention All-Metro.
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies - Communications
Son of: St. Clair Richards
Birthday: October 27