Patriots Add Commitment from PG Xavier Johnson

Posted In Recruiting - By Chris Metsala On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 With 0 Comments


On Saturday night, Xavier Johnson of Alexandria, VA’s Episcopal High School announced his intention to play for Coach Dave Paulsen and George Mason University. Johnson, a 6-2 point guard described as an under-recruited play maker, adds depth at the position and provides another understudy to Otis Livingston. Xavier averaged 15.5 points and 5.3 assists per game as a junior, as Episcopal placed second in their conference and ended their season in the VISAA Quarterfinals.

With Johnson, Coach Paulsen lands another local talent that has the skills he looks for – high basketball IQ, someone who will work hard, and help maintain positive team chemistry. Xavier chose the Patriots over offers from Columbia, Boston U, Northern Illinois, Mt. St. Mary’s and American.

Welcome Thread on the Boards: http://masonhoops.com/board/threads/welcome-xavier-johnson.1672/

About - Chris Metsala is a George Mason alumnus and was one of the founders of the original masonhoops.com site in 1998, which later became CAAZone.com. Chris has attended almost every home game and CAA Tournament from the Ernie Nestor years to present, and covered the team during the 2006 Final Four run. He currently lives in Northern Virginia.

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