Xavier G Desmond Claude enters transfer portal

Big East Most Improved Player Desmond Claude entered the transfer portal after averaging 16.6 points at Xavier as a sophomore last season.Claude, a Connecticut product, played in 69 games in two seasons at Xavier and the 6-6 swingman made a huge jump from his 4.7-point scoring average as a freshman.Claude, who made only 23.9 percent of his 3-point tries last season, scored 30 points in his final game for the Musketeers at Georgia in an opening-round loss in the NIT.