Xavier Johnson Archive

Mike Woodson updates status of Xavier Johnson, Jordan Geronimo and Logan Duncomb ahead of Purdue matchup

  • Staff 02/02/2023 11:21 am  

Mike Woodson was asked about the health of Xavier Johnson, Jordan Geronimo and Logan Duncomb on Thursday ahead of Indiana’s meeting with No. 1 Purdue at Assembly Hall. Johnson has missed the last 11 games with a foot injury, Geronimo ...

IU confirms foot surgery for Xavier Johnson, “hopeful” he will return this season

  • Staff 12/21/2022 3:28 pm  

Indiana confirmed Wednesday that senior point guard Xavier Johnson underwent surgery for a foot injury he suffered last Saturday against Kansas. Here’s the full release: BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana University men’s basketball fifth-year senior guard Xavier Johnson will be out ...

Reports: Xavier Johnson undergoes surgery for broken foot

  • Staff 12/21/2022 2:51 pm  

Indiana senior point guard Xavier Johnson underwent foot surgery on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. Jeff Goodman of Stadium reported news of the surgery, as did Jeff Rabjohns of Peegs.com. In its updated game notes for Friday’s contest against Kennesaw ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win against Jackson State

  • Alex Bozich 11/25/2022 8:05 pm  

Indiana improved to 6-0 with an easy 90-51 win over Jackson State on Friday afternoon at Assembly Hall. Here are five takeaways from the win over the Tigers: IU’s bench carries a major offensive load Indiana’s bench had its best ...

Video: Mike Woodson, IU players react to win against Jackson State

  • Alex Bozich 11/25/2022 2:55 pm  

Mike Woodson, Tamar Bates and Xavier Johnson addressed the media following Indiana’s 90-51 win against Jackson State at Assembly Hall. Watch their postgame comments below:

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win against Little Rock

  • William McDermott 11/23/2022 11:52 pm  

Indiana beat Little Rock 87-68 on Wednesday night at Assembly Hall to improve to 5-0 this season. Here are five takeaways from the win against the Trojans: Race Thompson thrives wearing a headband It was announced before tip that the ...

Film Session: Xavier

  • Ryan Corazza 11/19/2022 1:26 pm  

After an uneven start against the Musketeers on Friday night, Indiana needed a steadying presence on offense. Enter Xavier Johnson. At the end of last season, Indiana relied on a steady diet of high ball screen action between Johnson and ...

“He had an unbelievable game”: Xavier Johnson arrived when Indiana needed him most against Xavier

  • William McDermott 11/18/2022 10:32 pm  

CINCINNATI – With three minutes to go in the first half and Indiana down four in its first road test of the season, Xavier Johnson shuffled his feet on the right wing and made Indiana’s first 3-pointer of the contest. ...

Film Session: Bethune-Cookman

  • Ryan Corazza 11/12/2022 7:57 am  

While Xavier Johnson is still finding his footing on offense early in the season, his defense, especially in Indiana’s win against Bethune-Cookman on Thursday night, has been strong. Johnson picked up the Wildcats’ ball handlers full court and stuck to ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win against Morehead State

  • Alex Bozich 11/08/2022 10:20 am  

Indiana opened the 2022-23 season with a comfortable 88-53 win against Morehead State on Monday at Assembly Hall. Here are five takeaways from the win against the Eagles: Indiana’s frontcourt dominates Indiana has one of the top frontcourts in the ...

2022-23 Indiana basketball player profile: Xavier Johnson

  • Alex Bozich 10/28/2022 7:53 am  

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ve transitioned from our look at other Big Ten programs to our player-by-player previews of the 2022-23 Indiana roster. Today, our player profiles continue with a look at senior Xavier Johnson. Previously: Malik Reneau, CJ ...

Video: Xavier Johnson on his offseason growth, his mindset, Mike Woodson and more at Indiana basketball media day

  • Alex Bozich 09/28/2022 9:50 am  

Xavier Johnson is expected to be one of the top point guards in the Big Ten and is entering his final college season. At last week’s media day, Johnson discussed his growth in the offseason, his mindset, his relationship with ...

Big Ten’s top 25 players for 2022-23 season: 10-6

  • Alex Bozich 09/22/2022 8:49 am  

With the official start of practice less than a week away, UM Hoops and Inside the Hall have once again partnered to bring you our annual preseason breakdown of the top 25 players in the Big Ten. The series is ...