Xavier gets much-needed win over Creighton

Musketeers defeat No. 13 Bluejays to bolster their NCAA Tournament resume Written BY: Joe Clark, Sports News Editor With their NCAA Tournament hopes hanging in the balance, Xavier men’s basketball played one of their most complete games of the season to knock off No. 13 Creighton 77-69 on Saturday evening. The Musketeers looked a little bit different when they took the court at Cintas Center for senior night, as Xavier debuted new royal blue and gold throwback uniforms. Paul Scruggs, Nate Johnson, Bryan Griffin and Jason Carter were all honored before the game as part of the senior night festivities, … Continue reading Xavier gets much-needed win over Creighton

Women’s basketball bounces back against Butler

By: Josh Bozzick ~Staff Writer~ After a three game skid, a string of games that saw the Musketeers succumb to consecutive losses for the first time all season, a bounce back performance was important to keep any hope of a top finish in the Big East alive. The three game losing streak began Jan. 17 with a home loss against first place DePaul, and ended with two losses on a short road trip to the land in and around New York City. Xavier (15-6, 6-4 Big East) lost both games in the “Big Apple” to Seton Hall and St. John’s. … Continue reading Women’s basketball bounces back against Butler

Volleyball team knocks off Hoyas

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Musketeers volleyball team continued Big East action this past weekend with matches against the Georgetown Hoyas on Oct. 16 and the Creighton Bluejays on Oct. 17. The Georgetown match marked the beginning of four consecutive matches at Cintas Center for Xavier. The Musketeers entered the match with a 9-8 overall record and standing third in the Big East with a 5-2 conference record, while the Hoyas were 7-12 overall and 1-5 in the Big East. Following a close first set and falling 23-25, Xavier turned its performance around and won in successive sets 25-22, 25-17 … Continue reading Volleyball team knocks off Hoyas