Basketball retains pants, makes Elite 8

By: Gus Raftery ~Manna Man~ For the first time since 2011, Xavier basketball reached the coveted fourth round of the NCAA tournament, a finish that many are crediting to the team’s chemistry, strong defensive performances and exceptional ability to keep their pants on throughout the tournament. “We’re hurting right now, but I was really proud of the way that the guys kept their shorts around their waists and their minds focused at the end of the season,” head coach Chris Mack said after the Musketeers’ painful 83-59 loss to eventual national runner-up Gonzaga Bulldogs on March 25. “The whole time, … Continue reading Basketball retains pants, makes Elite 8