Men’s Basketball

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Men’s basketball releases 2016-17 schedule

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ The Big East unveiled the men’s basketball conference schedule Tuesday afternoon. Here we’ll take a look at what to expect in the conference season and see how the schedule shakes out. The non-conference slate for the Musketeers is presumably one of the toughest in the country, having home games against … Continue reading

Musketeers prove successful in multiple sports

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer ~ Another year of incredible athletic achievements is in the books for Xavier athletics, so it’s time to take a look back at some of the notable performances. No sooner had students returned to campus for the fall semester than the men’s soccer team begam its season. Expectations were high for … Continue reading

Men’s basketball celebrates success

By: David Woeltz ~Staff Writer~ Xavier basketball reached new heights this season. It also experienced an excruciating low. The 2015-16 team fell short of postseason expectations, but it was one hell of a ride. After reaching the Sweet 16 last season with an unheralded squad, Xavier entered this year with aspirations of a deep tournament run. … Continue reading

Basketball notes: Players moving on

By: Brent Raines ~Sports Editor~ After a couple of dramatic heaves from Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig resulted in an early and disappointing end to Xavier’s season, a flurry of activity has changed the look of next season’s Musketeers. Here is some Xavier basketball news that you need to know as summer approaches: Changing of the guard, but … Continue reading

Opinion: Let pros groom future pros

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ Every year at Xavier, the end of season discussion becomes who is going to go pro or not. So far, we have had goalkeeper Dallas Jaye sign with the newly-formed FC Cincinnati as well as some of the basketball team desire to participate in the NBA draft combine. While Jaye does … Continue reading

Xavier upset at buzzer Despite loss, future looks bright for the Musketeers

By: Brent Raines ~Sports Editor~ When Bronson Koenig’s fall-away heave somehow found the bottom of the net on Sunday night, what was once Xavier’s most successful and promising season ended in bitter disappointment. With nothing but the Reds to hold Cincinnati sports fans until football season, we might as well take a way-too-early look at … Continue reading

Musketeers win awards

By: Kyle Tooley ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier Musketeers are in the midst of arguably their best season in school history and the country is starting to take notice. Though Chris Mack’s team would’ve loved to win their first Big East championship, they still secured a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and have plenty to … Continue reading

Xavier upset in Big East Tournament

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ There was a warm feeling within the Musketeer faithful in New York City last week. Not only were the days warm and sunny, but the basketball team was also gunning for their first Big East Tournament championship. Xavier looked to take the trophy back to Cincinnati as the capstone to their … Continue reading

Biggest game at Cintas? Musketeers beat No. 1 Nova

By: Josh Bozzick ~Staff Writer~ Three weeks ago, Xavier took down Villanova for the first time in seven tries as a member of the Big East. The game was predicted to be the biggest in Cintas Center history and it certainly lived up to the hype. Xavier won 90-83, thanks to six players scoring in double-digits. … Continue reading

Xavier welcomes No. 1 Villanova

By: Kyle Tooley ~Staff Writer~ Ranking: The Xavier Musketeers regained their highest ranking as fifth in the country according to the AP and Coaches Polls. Though a school, city and fan base can rally around the fact that they can call their team a “top five team in the country,” a lot of students and … Continue reading

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