Be there for the Boum

By Pat Gainor, Staff Writer We’re only three games in, and everyone can already hear the resounding “BOUM!” call from the student section as newest transfer Souley Boum knocks down a tough jumper shot. And it’s not just for a bit. The senior guard who transferred from the University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP) this past offseason has already made a splash in offensive firepower, coupling the Nunge-Freemantle paint attack with a deadly long range threat. Even though it’s been just a week, Boum has filled the shoes of Scruggs and Odom beautifully thus far. The Oakland, CA native put together … Continue reading Be there for the Boum

Xavier women’s basketball Big East schedule look ahead

By Joseph Nichols, Staff Writer Xavier women’s basketball is sizzling this year after leaving three opposing teams smoldering in their first week of games. After the team only won five games last season, the women’s basketball team is already halfway to topping last year’s record. It would appear this smoking gun still has at least one more in the chamber. On Nov. 7, the Lady Musketeers battled the Miami Redhawks at Miami University. What started out as a close game made way for the first win of the season. The teams were tied at the end of the first quarter, … Continue reading Xavier women’s basketball Big East schedule look ahead

Men’s basketball has dominant performance vs. Montana

By Spencer Tracy, Staff Writer The Montana Grizzlies arrived at the Cintas Center last Friday night with hopes of securing their first win and improving off their 28-point loss to Duquesne. Xavier finds themselves off to a comfortable start to their season after an overpowering home win over Morgan State last Monday.   The biggest adjustments needed by the court were limiting turnovers after committing 20 against Morgan State. The spotlight will be bright for freshman Desmond Claude and Kam Craft who got their first taste of Division-1 basketball last week, hoping to see some improvements from the two. However, their … Continue reading Men’s basketball has dominant performance vs. Montana