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Swift's Impact

The Musketeers landed a big commitment in 2014 forward Melvin Swift on Thursday night. Here's a look at what he brings to the table, what his commitment means for the 2014 class and what may be ahead in recruiting for Xavier fans.

On Thursday evening, Melvin Swift committed to Xavier as the first member of the Musketeer's 2014 recruiting class. A 6-foot-7 forward, Swift is rated as a four-star prospect and No. 63 in the 2014 class overall. The Houston native has earned that recognition with his elite athleticism and high motor. On the AAU circuit this spring and summer, he played above the rim on both ends of the court...