Written By: Jake Geiger, Staff Writer Xavier ended their regular season campaign in a disappointing fashion, falling to the Marquette Golden Eagles 66-59 at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. With its win, Marquette improved to 13-13 and 8-11 in the Big East, while Xavier fell to 13-7 and 6-7 in the Big East. The Musketeers are now at risk of missing March Madness, according to several bracketologists. Xavier adjusted the starting lineup on Saturday, inserting freshman wing C.J. Wilcher for senior forward Jason Carter. The Musketeers fell behind early in the game and never held the lead during the contest. … Continue reading Xavier falls to Marquette, reducing their chances of March Madness
By: Luke Feliciano ~Staff Writer~ Against improbable odds, the No. 11 Xavier Musketeers are advancing to the Sweet 16 after a win Saturday night against the No. 3 Florida State Seminoles. The Musketeers are heating up at the right time, and Saturday’s game continued the momentum they got after their win over the No. 6 Maryland Terrapins last Thursday. Xavier got off to a fast start against the Terps. About halfway through the first half, the Musketeers went on a 12-0 run, but by the end of the first half, they returned to the locker room down by one. The … Continue reading Xavier heads to San Jose hoping to continue March Madness run
By: Patrick McGuire ~Guest Writer~ For me, watching even our incredible Muskies reach the Sweet 16 as well as a host of other exciting games this March, has been evermore difficult over the past few years. For every triumph or heartbreak that all of these teams experience, I cannot help but be reminded of the harsh reality that surrounds the world of college athletics – this is a for-profit schema in which the athletes themselves are left completely disregarded. It is no secret that the NCAA’s March Madness tournament is wildly successful every year, but there is also an eye-popping … Continue reading March Madness has me thinking
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