The season to come for Xavier women’s basketball

By Ryan Hulligan, Staff Writer Xavier women’s basketball is looking to hold their spot at the top of the Big East rankings coming off a 3-0 win streak to start the season. They’re looking to keep this streak alive for as long as possible. Freshman point guard Kaleigh Addie was recently named Big East Freshman of the week and helped her team to their 3-0 start to the season, taking down Miami University, Detroit Mercy and Saint Francis, all non-conference games. These non-conference games have proven helpful for the Musketeers as they get their footing and momentum down before diving … Continue reading The season to come for Xavier women’s basketball

Xavier musketeers playing in the NBA

By Robbie Dzierzanowski, Campus News Editor Two former Xavier men’s basketball players continue to make names for themselves in the NBA, as they prove to be important factors on their teams. Edmond Sumner, a 2017 Xavier graduate from Detroit, MI is making waves and helping the Brooklyn Nets float around five games out of first place in the Eastern Conference. On the flipside, Naji Marshall, a 2020 graduate from Xavier from New Jersey is a consistent force for the New Orleans Pelicans for his third straight season. Sumner and Marshall, who just missed playing with each other at Xavier by … Continue reading Xavier musketeers playing in the NBA

Stars to watch on the women’s team

By Pat Gainor, Staff Writer Mackayla Scarlett We may be three games in, but all signs point to Scarlett being something special this season. Through the first week, she posted a career-high 19 points against Miami (OH), matched it against Detroit Mercy in the home opener, then put up 14 points in the first half alone against St. Francis. In a paint-driven offense, the junior guard is Xavier’s biggest threat from midrange and beyond and she can be a game-changer if she gets enough good looks. When (not if, when) you come down to Cintas to watch this team, Mackayla … Continue reading Stars to watch on the women’s team