Xavier Henry says he’d rather be crowned national champ then top freshman

Xavier Henry
Henry

This is obviously an allusion to all the press is receiving and a response to John Wall being referred to as the nation’s top freshman.  “I always want to play good, but I’m just worried about winning,” said Henry, a 6-6, 220-pound left-hander. “There are bigger things out there than being called the best freshman.”  Henry on Monday claimed his second straight rookie-of-the-week honor, averaging 22.0 points last week and scored a career-high 31 against La Salle, the first 30-point game by a KU freshman since Paul Pierce in 1998.  Read article.