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Musketeers march on to Sweet 16

By: Brent Raines ~Staff Writer~ After a two-year hiatus, the Xavier men’s basketball team is back in the Sweet Sixteen. Wins against 11-seed Ole Miss and 14-seed Georgia State in Jacksonville, Fla., allow the Musketeers to advance to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament, where they will face an Arizona team led by a … Continue reading

Baseball back on track

By: Rtan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ It has been a bit of a struggle at the start of the season for Xavier baseball so far, but it seems that the team may be starting to figure things out. Xavier rebounded after a tough stretch of ten straight losses with two wins against in-state rival Miami, winning … Continue reading

Home stretch looms for tennis teams

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ Over the last month, the men’s tennis team has won five of its last six matches and is gearing up for the final stretch of its season. With wins over Villanova, Western Illinois, Dayton, Abilene Christian and Wright State, the team is certainly hitting its stride and playing its best … Continue reading

Season ends after strong push in tournament play

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Head coach Brian Neal’s winning second season with the Musketeers came to a close this past weekend as the Xavier women’s basketball team fell to Siena College in the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI) quarterfinals. Xavier’s postseason run capped off a much-improved season for the Musketeers and Neal from a year … Continue reading

Spring training prepares fans for regular season

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ The snow has melted, trees are starting to regain their color and temperatures are beginning to rise. This can only mean one thing. Opening Day is upon us in the Buckeye State. Baseball enthusiasts throughout Ohio are itching for what looks to be another promising year for Ohio teams that … Continue reading

Xavier dominant as postseason is underway

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Xavier men’s basketball spent this past weekend in New York City for the Big East Tournament, falling to Villanova in the championship game. The world-famous Madison Square Garden combined with one of the nation’s most talent-filled conferences made for an action-packed four days that drew attention from basketball enthusiasts coast-to-coast. … Continue reading

Breaking down this season’s bracket

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ It’s that time of year again: March. The home stretch of the NBA and NHL seasons, the beginning of baseball, but most importantly, the beginning of March Madness. On March 15, the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee determined the 68-team field and fans across the United States began filling out their … Continue reading

Baseball team off to slow start

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier baseball team has been busy over the past two weeks, playing 11 games in the beginning of March. The team has only won one game since starting the eleven-game run. On Feb. 28, Xavier traveled to the University of Louisville for a doubleheader. Xavier won the first game … Continue reading

Women’s team reaches postseason

By: Brent Raines ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s basketball team earned a trip to the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI), after second-seed DePaul knocked them out of the Big East Tournament. The Musketeers enter the WBI tournament with a 17-14 record(9-9 Big East) in head coach Brian Neal’s second season. They were the seventh-seed in the … Continue reading

Rivalry Week

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ Men roll past Cincinnati and Butler, fall to St. John’s Xavier men’s basketball went into the Crosstown Shootout on Feb. 18 looking to spoil the Cincinnati Bearcats on their home court. After narrowly escaping with a victory at Cincinnati, the Musketeers upset No. 19 Butler at home before losing by … Continue reading

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