Women’s Basketball

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Lauren Hill honored at Cintas

By: Josh Bozzick ~Staff Writer~ In honor of the late Lauren Hill, Xavier hosted the first annual “Lauren Hill Tipoff Classic” on Sunday at Cintas Center. The Xavier women’s basketball team played Evansville in the first game, and the second game included Lauren Hill’s former team Mount St. Joseph who played Hiram College in a … Continue reading

Renovations coming to Cintas Center

By: Brent Raines ~Sports Editor~ With major changes coming to the fan experience at the Cintas Center, students can look forward to a larger student section. Xavier revealed the changes last week, which mostly revolved around more gathering areas and a revamped seating arrangement. The parts of the renovations that got the most attention were … Continue reading

Musketeer Madness kicks off new season of Xavier basketball

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ Musketeer Madness kicked off the new basketball season last Friday for both the men’s and women’s teams. It included team introductions, a 3-point contest for both teams, a dunk contest for the men, team scrimmages and appearances by former players. During the women’s introductions, Leah Schaefer hoisted a stuffed animal … Continue reading

Women’s conference preview: DePaul’s league to lose

By: Kyle Tooley ~Staff Writer~ Women’s basketball is set to kick off in a few weeks, and there is no basketball more exciting than basketball in the Big East. The Blue Demons of DePaul, for the third straight year, are the coach’s favorite to win the conference, but it will not be an easy road. … Continue reading

New faces arrive to both programs

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ Another season of Xavier basketball is upon us and with it comes a plethora of new faces. Both the men’s and women’s programs are bringing in a new assistant coach, and each has a new recruit. Here is all you need to know about them. Kate Achter – Achter is … Continue reading

Redshirts ready to step up

By: David Woeltz ~Staff Writer~ When Cintas Center opens its doors for college basketball in a few weeks, some familiar faces will be looking to make their first contributions to the Musketeers. Edmond Sumner and Makinde London both sat out last year, but they will be able to add to Xavier’s depth and contribute immediately. … Continue reading

Women’s basketball schedule breakdown

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ After the kickoff of this upcoming basketball season with Muskie Madness, the women’s basketball team is getting ready for its first matchups of the season. The team finished last season 18-15, defeating Georgetown in the first round of the Big East Tournament, and had a narrow victory during the first … Continue reading

Opinion: Neal getting Xavier back on track

By: Brent Raines ~Sports Editor~ When Brian Neal became the seventh head coach of Xavier’s women’s basketball team prior to the 2013-14 season, he inherited a program seemingly at rock bottom. Named the interim coach in October 2013 and the head coach a month later, the Musketeers were two years removed from their successes during … Continue reading

Notes: Former basketball players thrive

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Just weeks after their seasons officially ended, former Xavier basketball players continue to make strides off the court in their post-collegiate careers. Former standout from the women’s team Ashley Wanniger was named the head women’s basketball coach for her alma mater, Colerain High School, where she graduated from in 2010. … Continue reading

Madness excites

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ In the midst of gloomy April weather, we remember the madness that dominated our lives forthe past month. From 3-14 upsets to buzzerbeaters and broken brackets to bragging in the face of your friend, not to mention the infamous “I’m taking notes on my laptop today, I swear,” when everyone … Continue reading

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