XU's Marshall named Big East freshman of the week

XU's Marshall named Big East freshman of the week
Xavier’s Naji Marshall is the Big East freshman of the week. (Goxavier.edu)

FOX19 - Xavier's Naji Marshall is the Big East freshman of the week.

Marshall, who started his second career game against Creighton, kick-started Xavier to one of its biggest wins of the season. In two games against Villanova and Creighton, Marshall averaged 11.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists.

Marshall scored in double figures in both games – 10 points against Creighton and 13 points against Villanova.

Xavier plays St. John's at Cintas Center Wednesday night.

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