Freshman Semaj Christon has earned Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week honors for the second straight week.
Christon had a career-high 25 points on 8-of-12 from the field and 8-of-8 from the free throw line to go with four assists, four rebounds and three steals and was the only player on either team to play all 40 minutes in Xavier's win at Purdue.
Christon leads Xavier in scoring at 16.0 ppg. and assists at 6.2 apg. Xavier hasn't had a freshman lead the team in scoring for an entire season since Stanley Burrell (12.7 ppg.) in the 2004-05 season.
He is bidding to become the first freshman to lead Xavier in assists since Dedrick Finn at 4.3 apg. in the 2002-03 season.