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Xavier lands Norfolk State transfer F Rashid Gaston

The big man will have to sit out this season, per NCAA rules.

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Norfolk State transfer Rashid Gaston will be heading to Xavier, ESPN's Jeff Borzello tweeted Tuesday morning.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Xavier has landed Norfolk State transfer RaShid Gaston.&#10;&#10;Big man averaged 15.5 ppg and 9.6 rpg last season. Sit one, play one. Good pickup.</p>&mdash; Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) <a href="https://twitter.com/jeffborzello/status/610810818326851584">June 16, 2015</a></blockquote>

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As Borzello notes, Gaston had 15.5 points per game last season, and was the MEAC's second leading rebounder with 9.6 per game.

Per NCAA rules, Gaston will have to sit out the 2015-16 season and has one year of eligibility remaining.