Women’s basketball falls in Big East tests

By: Nikhil Jelaji ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s basketball team fell to Marquette, 75-54, during Saturday’s Big East matchup. Freshman guard Kayla Davis scored a career-high 14 points. With the loss, the Musketeers moved to 8-17 overall and 3-10 in the Big East, while the Marquette Golden Eagles remained dominant, going to 17-7 overall and 8-5 in Big East play. Davis went 5-10 from the floor, adding five assists, two steals and two rebounds. Sophomore forward Briana Glover contributed with 13 points and senior guard Ashley Wanniger finished with a team-high 17 points while shooting 6-14 from the field and … Continue reading Women’s basketball falls in Big East tests

XU women’s basketball can’t shake losing streak

By: Nikhil Jelaji ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s basketball team came up short against the Butler Bulldogs Saturday evening in Cintas Center, losing 68-54. The loss brings the Musketeers to 8-14 overall and 3-7 in the Big East. The Bulldogs improved to 10-11 overall and 5-5 in Big East play. Sophomore forward Briana Glover and sophomore guard Aliyah Zantt combined for 26 points. Glover recorded a team-high 16 points and pulled down four rebounds. Zantt scored 10 points, which included two 3-pointers and four rebounds. Senior guard Shatyra Hawkes added 13 points to the Musketeers’ effort as well as three … Continue reading XU women’s basketball can’t shake losing streak