Sean Miller returns to Xavier as head coach

Following Travis Steele’s departure, Coach Miller will lead the Musketeers By Joe Clark, Sports Editor Xavier has agreed to a six-year contract to hire former Musketeer and Arizona coach Sean Miller.  Miller comes to Xavier after 12 years and 411 wins at Arizona. That was preceded by five years as head coach at Xavier, where he won 120 games. Miller started his tenure at Xavier in 2001, where he served as an assistant coach under Thad Matta. “Xavier is thrilled to welcome Sean Miller and his family back to Victory Parkway,” Director of Athletics Greg Christopher said. “Sean is an … Continue reading Sean Miller returns to Xavier as head coach

Coach Steele and Xavier part ways

Steele departs after NIT win, leaving Muskies to speculate the future of MBB By Joe Clark, Sports EDitor Vice President and Director of  Athletics Greg Christopher announced on Wednesday afternoon that Xavier and former men’s basketball head coach Travis Steele mutually agreed to part ways.  The decision comes after an 18-13 regular season that saw the Musketeers miss the NCAA  Tournament for the third straight year a tournament was held. The 2020 NCAA Tournament was canceled due to COVID-19. Xavier has also lost in the opening round of  the Big East Tournament each of  the past three years. “I want … Continue reading Coach Steele and Xavier part ways

Who could replace Travis Steele at X?

Xavier has begun a national search to find their next men’s basketball coach By Joe Clark, Sports Page Editor Xavier announced that it was parting ways with Men’s Basketball Head Coach Travis Steele On Wednesday afternoon. With Steele gone, here is a look at some of the potential candidates to become the next men’s head basketball coach. Sean Miller Miller, who coached at Xavier from 2004 to 2009 before heading west to Arizona, is likely the favorite to get the job. He racked up a record of 167-120 with the Musketeers and led them to four NCAA Tournament appearances, including … Continue reading Who could replace Travis Steele at X?