By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ Exhibition basketball games at the collegiate level alleviate the pain college basketball fans have felt since the final buzzer sounded in Indianapolis in April. After a long, drawn-out preseason of practicing, exhibitions break up the monotony and get the teams ready for regular-season action. The contests also give fans a first look at their teams against other schools, along with providing the coaches an opportunity to see what they need to tune up before the first one that counts. The men’s basketball team only scheduled one exhibition game this year against Division II Northwood. You … Continue reading Musketeers start down road to the Final Four
By: Andrew Koch ~Campus News Editor~ March Madness is upon us. Following Selection Sunday, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, also known as the “Big Dance,” begins, igniting one of the most raucous and popular sporting events of the year. Fans … Continue reading March Madness for Dummies
By: Nick McGill After an incredibly strong regular season, the Xavier Musketeers are poised to keep their season alive as they face off against the top-seeded UCLA Bruins for a spot in the Final Four. This could prove to be the highest point so far in an already exhilarating season. After a disappointing early season loss to Miami University (Ohio), the Musketeers went on a tear, winning 13 of the next 15 games including a 15-point victory over No. 8 Indiana. Xavier’s offensive attack seemed to make the difference in the success of the season. At the end of the … Continue reading Xavier hoping for first Final Four: Sizing up the UCLA Bruins
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