Women’s Basketball

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Women’s basketball races out to 6-0 start

By: Jack Dunn ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s basketball team remains undefeated after a close 61-58 victory over the Michigan Wolverines on Dec. 5. The Musketeers moved to 6-0 while the Wolverines dropped to 7-2. It was one of the closer games of the season, with eight ties and nine lead changes between the two … Continue reading

Musketeers take care of Lady Tigers

By: Josh Bozzick ~Staff Writer~ Xavier won its season opener against Tennessee State on Saturday, beating the Lady Tigers 63-54. The victory extended the Musketeers’ streak of seasonopening wins to 17, which dates back to the first season at the Cintas Center. The first quarter of the game ended in a 16-16 tie between the … Continue reading

2016-2017 Basketball Preview

Edited by: Lydia Reagan ~Features Editor~  

Musketeers eye someone to fill big shoes

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ Women’s basketball lost one of the top players in program history, Bri Glover, to graduation last offseason. The departure of Glover has left a huge hole, as she was the leading scorer and one of the top rebounders on the team last year. Glover had the second highest free throw … Continue reading

Neal building strong track record at Xavier

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ As Brian Neal heads into his fourth season as head coach and sixth season overall with Xavier women’s basketball, he’s leading the process of building the women’s basketball team into a successful program. During his tenure as the Musketeers’ head coach, Neal has turned Xavier back into a winning team. … Continue reading

Creighton, DePaul lead way in top-heavy Big East

By: Jack Dunn ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s basketball team looks to continue improving, building on the success it had last year when it went 17-13 overall and 8-10 in conference. After a promising start to the season, the Musketeers struggled with injuries and eventually ended their season on a seven-game skid. “We did a … Continue reading

Musketeer Madness excites crowd

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Musketeer Madness took place last Saturday, offering fans of both the men’s and women’s teams a chance to check out the rosters. As summer turns to fall and the first semester gets into full swing, this weekend’s festivities officially make it “basketball season” on campus and around the city. … Continue reading

Women’s basketball releases 2016-17 season schedule

By: Luke Feliciano ~Staff Writer~ The Big East released its schedule for women’s basketball conference play on Sept. 20, allowing fans a chance to preview a few key opponents for the upcoming season. Xavier loses two of its three top scorers from a season ago, Bri Glover and Aliyah Zantt, and will face an increasingly … 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

Women’s basketball finishes season

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ While many of us were catching rays, traveling on AB trips or just trying to catch up on our sleep in order to get ready for the struggle that is the end of the semester, the women’s basketball team ended their season in the Big East Tournament on Mar. 5, the … Continue reading

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