Xavier rolls WKU and Wright State

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ Game Summary: The Musketeers had a nice break in between their massive win over Dayton and their tilt on Saturday against Western Kentucky. The team jumped to No. 12 in the Associated Press poll and was looking to avoid a post-success meltdown at the hands of the Hilltoppers. In addition, a good portion of the team contracted a virus, so there was a question as to how ready the team would be for the game. If you are looking for the opposite of a basketball meltdown, look no further than Saturday’s demolition of the over-matched … Continue reading Xavier rolls WKU and Wright State

Dee Davis going for NBA dream

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ While not as extensive as Major League Baseball’s minor league system, the NBA’s Developmental League is a place where potential NBA players can improve their talent and showcase their skills to NBA teams. Not every NBA team has a D-League team attached to them, as there are only 18 members of the D-League. One Xavier men’s basketball graduate recently received an invitation to attend the Canton Charge training camp. Standout point guard Dee Davis, the cornerstone of last year’s Sweet 16 squad, will attend the Charge’s training camp in an effort to make the squad. … Continue reading Dee Davis going for NBA dream

Redshirts ready to step up

By: David Woeltz ~Staff Writer~ When Cintas Center opens its doors for college basketball in a few weeks, some familiar faces will be looking to make their first contributions to the Musketeers. Edmond Sumner and Makinde London both sat out last year, but they will be able to add to Xavier’s depth and contribute immediately. Sumner and London were both part of the 2014 recruiting class, which was the deepest and most talented class signed by head coach Chris Mack in his tenure. Sumner was sidelined with tendinitis in his knees after playing only one game, and London was redshirted. … Continue reading Redshirts ready to step up