Busy week for men’s basketball

By: Brent Raines ~Staff Writer~ Just because its season is over does not mean that there are not any updates on the Xavier basketball team. Here are just a few as we begin the countdown to Musketeer Madness: Big Man’s Big Weekend After Xavier’s über-talented and Uber-driving senior center broke into the national conscious with his outstanding game in the Sweet Sixteen against Arizona, Matt Stainbrook got to spend another weekend in the spotlight. Stainbrook was invited to play in April 3’s Reese’s College All-Star Game for graduating seniors at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Playing for the East, Stainbrook … Continue reading Busy week for men’s basketball

Insiders look: Men’s basketball team takes a trip to Brazil

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s basketball team traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this summer in early August to compete in four exhibition games against local Brazilian clubs, take a part in a three-credit hour course and enjoy some sightseeing around the country. The team finished a perfect 4-0 on the trip, starting with a 99-68 win over Flamengo, in which a strong second half propeled Xavier to an overwhelming win. Notable performances in the game included a double-double from junior James Farr, who scored 12 points and led the team with 14 rebounds. Freshman JP Macura … Continue reading Insiders look: Men’s basketball team takes a trip to Brazil