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Did not appear in a game during 2018-19 campaign after undergoing surgery to repair a ligament in his right thumb on January 29….G League: Appeared in 24 games (seven starts) with the Westchester Knicks and the Salt Lake City Stars, holding averages of 12.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.8 assists in 24.8 minutes per contest.
• Consensus All-America selection • Named Second Team All-American by the Associated Press, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA), Sporting News, USA Today, CBS Sports, NBC Sports and NCAA.com • He was on the John R. Wooden Award All-America and Lute Olson All-America Teams • 2018 BIG EAST Conference First Team (unanimous selection); One of only 13 players in league history to earn BIG EAST First Team honors three times (2016, 2017, 2018) • Named to the All-BIG EAST Tournament Team for the third straight year as well…2017-18: Sixth in the BIG EAST in scoring at 19.3 points per game, including a game-high 23 points in the win over Providence (2/28) and a game-high 22 at DePaul (3/3) • Led the team in rebounding at 5.5 boards per game (15th in the BIG EAST) • Seventh in the BIG EAST in free-throw shooting at .848 from the line • BIG EAST Player of the Week on 11/20 after scoring 25 points at Wisconsin (11/16), including 12 points in the final 2:25 • Named on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll nine times this season • Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament Team…2016-17: First Team All-BIG EAST selection by the league coaches • NABC First Team All-District 5 • Named to the five-member 2017 All-West Regional Team • Averaged 21.3 points for Xavier's four games in the NCAA Tournament, including 21 (18 in second half) vs. Maryland on (3/16), 29 (21 in second half) vs. Florida State (3/18) and 25 (18 in the first half) vs. Arizona (3/23) • Named to the 2017 All-BIG EAST Tournament Team after averaging 19.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists for Xavier's three games at Madison Square Garden • BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll five times and Player of the Week twice as a junior • Second in the BIG EAST in scoring at 18.5 ppg • Posted a team-high 19 games with 20 points or more, including a game-high 23 points in the win over Butler (3/9) at the BIG EAST Tournament and a game-high 24 points to go with a game-high 10 rebounds at DePaul (3/4) • Second on the team in rebounding at 5.7 rebounds per contest (10th in the BIG EAST) • Third in the BIG EAST in 3-point field goals made at 2.5 per game • Tire Pros Invitational MVP • Scored a career-high 40 points at Cincinnati (1/26), XU’s first 40-point game since 2003 National Player of the Year David West had 47 in a win over Dayton in 2003…2015-16: USA TODAY Third Team All-American • The first Musketeer to earn a major first, second or third team All-America honor since Tu Holloway (2011-12) and the first XU sophomore to earn one since redshirt sophomore Jordan Crawford earned Sporting News Third Team (2009-10) • 2015-16 NABC First Team All-District V • USBWA First Team All-District V • All-BIG EAST First Team selection by the coaches • Earned a spot on the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team after averaging 19.5 points for XU’s two games • Led Xavier in scoring at 15.1 points per game (ninth in BIG EAST) and 3-point field goals made (fourth in BIG EAST at 2.3 mpg.) • Third on the team in rebounding at 6.1 rpg. (15th in the BIG EAST) • 14th in the BIG EAST in free-throw shooting (.770) • 2015 AdvoCare Invitational All-Tournament Team…2014-15: Unanimous selection to the 2014-15 BIG EAST All-Rookie Team by the league coaches • Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Year by collegehoopsdaily.com • Third Team All-BIG EAST (CollegeSportsMadness.com) • Second on the team in scoring at 11.0 points per game, which was second among BIG EAST freshmen and 21st overall in the BIG EAST Conference • 15th in the BIG EAST in free throw percentage (.746) • Had 20 double-figure scoring games • His 18 points vs. Northern Arizona (11/14) mark the highest point total ever for a Xavier freshman in his first game.
High School History
• Averaged 35.7 points and 11.4 rebounds as a senior • Finished his career with 2,568 points, which broke the school record and is good for sixth on the all-time state scoring list • Scored over 1,000 points in his senior year alone • Also broke the school record for career rebounds with 986 • Won three IHSAA Class 2A State Championships at Park Tudor, as a freshman, sophomore and senior • Scored 38 points in the 2014 championship game win over Westview, breaking the record for most points ever scored in the 2A title game • 2014 First Team IBCA/Subway Boys All-State selection by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association • Also named 2014 AP First Team All-State • Finalist for Indiana’s “Mr. Basketball” in 2014 • 2013 and 2014 Marion County Player of the Year (Marion County Coaches Association) • Averaged 27.8 points per game as a junior for Park Tudor, leading his team to a 21-3 record and first-ever Marion County Tournament Championship.
• Sport management major at Xavier • Parents are Reynardo Bluiett and Mariam Bluiett • Dad was on All-Marine Football Team and Mom was on the All-Marine Basketball Team • Siblings are Ashtyn, Juwaan and Brody.