Jared Bynum hits a three-pointer with 1.5 seconds left to beat the Musketeers in Cintas By Joe Clark, Sports Editor After losing at Marquette on Sunday, the No. 21 Xavier Musketeers were unable to bounce back, losing a soul crusher to the No. 17 Providence Friars 65-62. Redshirt junior Jared Bynum (16 points) hit a three-pointer with 1.5 seconds left to lift the Friars. Graduate student Al Durham led the Friars with 22 points. Xavier was led by 16 points from senior guard Paul Scruggs and 15 points and nine rebounds from junior forward Jack Nunge. It was yet another … Continue reading Xavier suffers crushing loss against Providence
Bearcats thrusted to No. 2, Boilermakers join poll after 14 years By Alex Budzynski, Editor-in-Chief Several upsets this weekend have reshaped the landscape of college football going into Week 8. Cincinnati moved up to No. 2 in this week’s Associated Press poll, marking a new best ranking in the program’s history. The undefeated Bearcats became the team outside the traditional powerhouses which has ranked that high since 2010. Georgia remained a unanimous No. 1, trailed by a No. 3 Alabama and No. 4 Ohio State. Dropping in the poll was Iowa, who lost to an unranked Purdue on Saturday. The … Continue reading Weekend upsets have rattled AP rankings
Written By: Grace Carlo, Staff Writer The NCAA’s Division I Council voted last Thursday to approve a plan which enables all college athletes to transfer one time as undergraduates without having to sit out a season. Prior to this rule, athletes playing football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s ice hockey and baseball were required to sit out a season after transferring. Previously, there were exceptions granted based on a waiver system, but the new rule makes the transfer process easier for athletes in the five largest revenue-generating sports. The NCAA stated that the student-athlete experience should mirror that of a … Continue reading NCAA institutes new transfer rule
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