Plymouth Whitemarsh High School graduate Xzavier Malone-Key is set to take on No. 1 Gonzaga tonight (Thursday, March 21st) as a member of the 16-seed Fairleigh Dickinson University Knights. The Knights defeated Prairie View A&M earlier this week to make the main draw of the tournament.
While at Plymouth Whitemarsh, Malone-Key scored 1,173 career points including 600 points during his senior season at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School. He was named team MVP as a senior and received Second Team All-State, First Team All-Area, and First Team All-League honors, while also landing on the academic honor roll.
Malone-Key first played college basketball at Rider University but transferred after his first year to Fairleigh Dickinson (he had to sit out a year due to the transfer).
Tip-off for tonight’s game is at 7:27 p.m. It will be broadcast on TRU. If you are looking for Malone-Key, he is No. 5.