BIG EAST honors Xavier’s Tandy, Jones

XU has won three consecutive games

BIG EAST honors Xavier’s Tandy, Jones
KyKy Tandy smiles after making a three-pointer against Georgetown (Source: FOX19 Now)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Xavier guard Kyky Tandy and center Tyrique Jones earned BIG EAST Conference honors this week.

KyKy Tandy smiles after making a three-pointer against Georgetown
KyKy Tandy smiles after making a three-pointer against Georgetown (Source: FOX19 Now)

Tandy was named BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Week after averaging 11.0 points, including 50% on three-point field goal attempts, over the Musketeers’ two wins against DePaul and Providence.

In the team’s five conference wins this season, Tandy has averaged 13.2 point per game and is shooting 56.5% from beyond the arc.

Jones was named to the BIG EAST Conference Weekly Honor Roll. The senior averaged 18 rebounds over the past two games accompanying 13 points and three assists.

Jones leads the team and conference in rebounding (11.2 per game) and is second on the team in scoring (13.5 ppg).

Xavier (16-8, 5-6 BIG EAST Conference) looks to make it four straight wins against No. 19 Butler Wednesday evening.

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