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

Senior James Farr reflects on his athletic career

By: Newswire ~Interview~ With the basketball season ready to tip off, the Newswire had the opportunity to sit down with senior forward James Farr to discuss the upcoming season. Newswire: You’ve been here four years now. Are there any ways in which you’ve grown as a person or a player? James Farr: I’ve grown off the court and on the court. Just the way I handle myself, just being a leader to these younger guys, like the people in front did for me. I’ve just become a better overall player, too. I became tougher, mentally and physically tougher. NW: You … Continue reading Senior James Farr reflects on his athletic career

Men’s basketball struggles in Wooden Legacy

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Following its hot start to the season, the Xavier men’s basketball team travelled to the west coast to compete in the DirecTV Wooden Legacy held at California State Fullerton in Fullerton, Calif. After opening with a win against University of San Diego, the Musketeers finished the Thanksgiving weekend with pains in their stomach — not from too much turkey, but from letting two winnable games slip away. Head coach Chris Mack had plenty to be thankful for Thanksgiving night as his team took advantage of its 3-point shooting talent, connecting on 50 percent of its … Continue reading Men’s basketball struggles in Wooden Legacy