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

Volleyball seeks to finish Big East play strong

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ The volleyball team split its latest road trip, losing to Creighton on Friday and beating Georgetown on Sunday. The match against Creighton ended a five-match winning streak, as the team lost three sets to zero by scores of 25-20, 25-22 and 25-15. The first set was close, with nine ties and five lead changes, but Creighton went on a 7-2 run to close the set after the score was tied at 18-18. The second set was just as close, with five ties and two lead changes. Despite an early deficit, Xavier pulled within one before … Continue reading Volleyball seeks to finish Big East play strong

Men’s soccer knocks off top team in country

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Xavier men’s soccer recently capped off one of the most historic weeks in program history with wins over the Creighton Blue Jays and Seton Hall Pirates. For the second time this season, the Musketeers rolled into top ranked opponent’s facility last Wednesday and returned to Cincinnati with a victory by defeating Creighton, formerly the nation’s No. 1 ranked squad in the country. Creighton was the first No. 1 team that the Musketeers have ever beaten. Earlier this season, Xavier had its first win against a No. 2 team when it won at Notre Dame. Xavier … Continue reading Men’s soccer knocks off top team in country