XU to add two top recruits in 2022

By Joe Laurich, Staff Writer Looking forward to the class of 2022, Travis Steele and staff have already added two players in Kam Craft and Tyrell Ward — and potentially a third that Steele hinted at during his weekly radio show.   Leaving the team next year are guards Paul Scruggs and Nate Johnson for sure.It’s possible Adam Kunkel and Ben Stanley join them, depending on whether they want to stay and use their extra year of COVID-19 eligibility.   One theme that really stands out with this class is versatility; the coaching staff is taking a Jay Wright-esque approach and moving … Continue reading XU to add two top recruits in 2022

2021 recruiting class looks strong

By Joe Laurich, Staff Writer After back-to-back successful recruiting classes, the 2021 class was predicted to be smaller, with a focus on forwards and centers. Xavier did just that, bringing in two bigs in Cesare Edwards and Elijah Tucker.  Xavier lost big men Jason Carter, Bryan Griffin and Daniel Ramsey from last season’s team and have already lost Big East first-teamer Zach Freemantle for the first few weeks of the season due to a stress fracture in his foot.   The 2021 recruiting process was a difficult one, as coaches had to do almost all of their scouting online since in-person … Continue reading 2021 recruiting class looks strong

UConn poised to dominate league

By Spencer Tracy, Staff Writer The Xavier women’s Basketball team had an abysmal season last year, winning only two games in Big East play.  With key returning players Nia Clark and Kae Satterfield and a Xavier crowd in Cintas this season, the team hopes to improve this season and make a push for the Big East title.  The Musketeers also brought in seven newcomers, which added an element of the unknown after being picked to finish 11th in the Big East preseason poll Breaking down each conference opponent, these are the teams Xavier will face in conference play. UConn finished … Continue reading UConn poised to dominate league