Two big honors for Wisconsin Herd's Xavier Munford
OSHKOSH, Wis. (CBS 58) – The NBA G League named Wisconsin Herd guard Xavier Munford this week’s NBA G League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, November 3 through Sunday, November 12.
During the Herd’s 3-1 road trip, Munford was the team’s leading scorer, averaging 25 points and shooting 52.4 percent (33-of-63), while also going 70.8 percent (17-of-24) from beyond the arc. Munford averaged 5.3 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 1.8 steals over the four-game stretch.
In the Herd’s debut on Monday, November 6, Munford recorded the first double-double in Wisconsin Herd history, posting 25 points and 10 assists while scoring the buzzer-beater final in the team’s 115-113 win. The Rhode Island product scored a season-high 31 points in the Herd’s 106-102 victory against the Reno Bighorns on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Munford was also named the USA Basketball FIBA World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers Team. Munford was on the USA Basketball AmericCup Team in 2017 where he helped win gold.