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Basketball schedule released

By: Isabel Smith ~Guest Writer~ On Sept. 9, the 2014-15 Xavier men’s basketball schedule was released, including the season’s Big East conference games. The schedule looks appealing for Musketeer fans, as 11 of the 17 home games are weekend matchups. Once again, most games will be shown on television this year. After yet another return … Continue reading

West and Posey set to make return to Xavier

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier community is eagerly awaiting David West’s homecoming next month. With tickets going on sale this week, now is the moment to explore West’s career, including his impact on Xavier, so that fans may appropriately prepare for Cintas Center’s mid-October headliner. In his freshman year (1999-2000), the product of … Continue reading

Cavaliers and Pacers are set to face of at Cintas

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Do you consider yourself a basketball fan? Are you a part of the Xavier community? If you answered yes to both of these questions, Cintas Center at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15 is the one place you need to be as the Cleveland Cavaliers “host” the Indiana Pacers in a … Continue reading

Team announces bobblehead giveaway

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ Xavier will be handing out bobbleheads of Sister Rose Ann Fleming on Nov. 24 at the men’s basketball game against Murray State. Sr. Fleming will be immortalized in the form of a bobblehead to honor her for her many years of contribution to the academic side of all Xavier athletics, … Continue reading

Insiders look: Men’s basketball team takes a trip to Brazil

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s basketball team traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this summer in early August to compete in four exhibition games against local Brazilian clubs, take a part in a three-credit hour course and enjoy some sightseeing around the country. The team finished a perfect 4-0 on the trip, … Continue reading

Sports Staff Writers’ Favorites from 2013-14

Staff Writer Favorite Basketball Game Favorite Moment in Sports Favorite Student Athlete Favorite Sport to Cover Favorite Article Written Favorite Game Time Snack Robert Jaimeson  Georgetown Basketball Senior Night  Justin Martin (Basketball)   Volleyball  Interview with Mike Johnson  Carmel Sodas Nikhil Jelaji  Creighton Peton Manning Performances   James Farr (Basketball)  Soccer  Student section feature  Basketball Games Adam … Continue reading

XU basketball bids farewell to Christon & Richards

By: Lauren J. Young~Staff Writer~   Xavier University sophomore guard Semaj Christon announced last week that he will enter the 2014 NBA draft rather than com­plete his collegiate career at XU. The Cincinnati native, who finished high school at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H., has played two seasons for the Musketeers. Throughout his freshman sea­son, … Continue reading

Sports opinion: Summing up men’s basketball

By: Tim Wilmes ~Sports Editor~ Last Tuesday’s loss at Dayton was a peculiar way to end the season for the Xavier Musketeers. The disappointing 74-59 loss to NC State in a First Four play-in game was hardly the way XU seniors would have hoped to end a stellar four-year career of Xavier basketball. Losing on … Continue reading

March Madness for Dummies

By: Andrew Koch ~Campus News Editor~ March Madness is upon us. Following Selection Sunday, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, also known as the “Big Dance,” begins, igniting one of the most raucous and popular sporting events of the year. Fans across the country are caught up in the fever of postseason collegiate basketball, but not … Continue reading

Sports opinion: XU fighting an uphill battle: Men’s basketball Big East Tournament prediction

By: Tim Wilmes ~Sports Editor~ After a late-season surge of quality wins, the Xavier Musketeers find themselves in a postseason fight for a chance at the Big Dance — the NCAA Tournament — after a disappointing loss at Seton Hall and a hard-fought loss at home to No. 6 Villanova. And with junior center and … Continue reading

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