Men’s basketball off to good start

By Nick McGill The men’s basketball team came out on top in Xavier’s season opener against the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs. The 83-59 victory was a satisfactory result for fans that filed into Cintas Center to get their first look at the 2013-14 Musketeers. Xavier fans faithfully remained on their feet much longer than what they would have hoped for the beginning of the game, as it is tradition to not take a seat until the Musketeers score their first basket. Xavier had a slow start, falling into a 7-0 hole before scoring its first basket after five minutes of play on … Continue reading Men’s basketball off to good start

Fence to be built around basketball courts

By: Mike Clark The area around the basketball courts by Buenger Hall is undergoing construction for a fence in order to enclose the basketball courts. This fence will have a card key swipe able entry, allowing students access via their Xavier All Card. The basketball courts fence is being built because of concerns pertaining to the Xavier Community. Built for Xavier students, this area is supposed to be for Xavier students whenever they want to use them. However, members of the community around Xavier have made this place a meeting space for playing basketball.  While this is not necessarily a … Continue reading Fence to be built around basketball courts