CINCINNATI (FOX19) - The Atlantic 10 Conference Tuesday named Xavier's Semaj Christon as its top freshman for the 2012-13 season.
Christon is the first Musketeer to win the A10 rookie of the year award.
Christon, a Cincinnati native, also made the all-conference second team. Christon averages 15.4 points and 4.7 assists per game.
Xavier senior Travis Taylor was named the conference's most improved player and a member of the A10 all-conference third team.
Xavier opens the A10 tournament Wednesday against St. Joe's.