Xavier suffers first loss of the season, falling 82-70 to Iowa State

By Joe Clark, Sports Editor The Xavier Musketeers lost their first game of the season on Wednesday night, falling 82-70 to the Iowa State Cyclones. Izaiah Brockington had 30 points for the Cyclones, while Paul Scruggs struggled, shooting 1-14. Xavier got off to a slow start, missing their first five field goals and turning the ball over twice before a made three by senior guard Paul Scruggs. After Iowa State’s senior guard Gabe Kalscheur finished a breakaway layup off a Xavier turnover, Xavier Head Coach Travis Steele took a timeout with the Musketeers trailing 10-3. Xavier trailed 17-7 with 12:36 … Continue reading Xavier suffers first loss of the season, falling 82-70 to Iowa State

Muskies take down No. 19 Ohio State

By Joe Clark, Sports Editor Iowa transfer junior Jack Nunge and senior guard Paul Scruggs came through for Xavier men’s basketball as they upset No. 19 Ohio State 71-65 in a game Xavier never trailed. The win moved the Big East to 5-2 in the Gavitt Games. Xavier got out to an early 6-2 lead and their level of effort on the defensive side of the ball was the highest it’s been all season. The Musketeers held Ohio State to a 1-9 start from the field, and at the under-16 minute media timeout held a 6-5 advantage on the boards. … Continue reading Muskies take down No. 19 Ohio State

Britney Spears obtains freedom

By Grace Hamilton, Staff Writer Britney Spears is free. On Friday, a Los Angeles judge dissolved the conservatorship that has dictated the pop icon’s life for almost 14 years. After a very public mental health crisis in 2008 following her divorce and losing custody of her two sons, a temporary conservatorship was set up and made permanent in the same year. Jamie Spears, Britney’s father, was given legal control over her estate, financial affairs and her. In 2019, however, he stepped down as her personal conservator, and the position was filled by a care professional. The extensive control of the … Continue reading Britney Spears obtains freedom