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 challenging Big East pool in addition to a few tough non-conference opponents. One non-conference game that figures to be a highly anticipated matchup is the Dec. 19 battle against preseason ranked No. 24 Oklahoma in the Puerto Rico Classic. On top of that, the Musketeers … Continue reading Women’s basketball releases 2016-17 season schedule

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 first Saturday of break. In the opening round of the Big East Tournament, the team squared off against the No. 9 seed Butler Bulldogs. Xavier, the No. 8 seed, fell in a narrow loss against Butler at 47-48. The first half saw a rocky start … Continue reading Women’s basketball finishes season

Two for the road: Women’s basketball drops a pair

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ It was a tough week for women’s basketball, dropping both of their games, losing 82-52 on the road against DePaul and losing on the road at Marquette 74-69. Xavier went into the game against DePaul with a three-game winning streak in the Big East. Xavier moved to 17-7 (8-5) on the season, while the DePaul Blue Demons improved to 20-7 (12-2). Imani Partlow was the team’s leading scorer with a career-high 11 points. Partlow was also the team’s leading rebounder, grabbing five boards. While Partlow had a solid individual game, the team collectively struggled. Xavier … Continue reading Two for the road: Women’s basketball drops a pair