Xavier’s TBT team adds a huge piece and the Big East changes an important rule.
Semaj Christon will wear Xavier’s colors again. (Maybe, I don’t design the uniforms.)
BREAKING : @ZipEmUpTBT signs Semaj Christon for TBT 2021!
— TBT (@thetournament) June 2, 2021
As mentioned there, Semaj led the Musketeers in each of the two seasons he played. In case you need reminding, Christon averaged 16.2/2.8/4.4 in his time at Xavier. To say he was a scorer understates how much he meant to the program as it transitioned to the Big East. Christon wasn’t a great shooter, but he shot 38% behind the arc his final season it X. After one season in the NBA, Semaj went overseas, where he now plays for Sofas in Turkey.
Of pertinence in the here and now, the Big East has changed their transfer policy. “The Big East Conference has eliminated its intraconference transfer policy, allowing athletes to transfer within the conference without losing a year of eligibility. The decision was made by the league’s board of directors and announced Thursday. It takes effect immediately. The old policy had been in effect for roughly two decades.”
What exactly this means remains to be seen. The NCAA rule will still hold, so transfers will still be subject to the caprice of an anachronistic system.