Xavier upset in Big East Tournament

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ There was a warm feeling within the Musketeer faithful in New York City last week. Not only were the days warm and sunny, but the basketball team was also gunning for their first Big East Tournament championship. Xavier looked to take the trophy back to Cincinnati as the capstone to their best regular-season conference performance since joining the Big East. Entering as the No. 2 seed, and having beaten every team in the Big East at least once, Xavier felt confident about their chances to bring home some hardware before strapping down for the NCAA Tournament. … Continue reading Xavier upset in Big East Tournament

Volleyball keeps killing it

By: Donald Menke ~Staff Writer~ The volleyball team continued its hot streak in conference play, downing Seton Hall three sets to none by scores of 25-17, 25-18 and 25-22 this past Friday. The first set was a close one with eight ties and five lead changes. However, Xavier managed to pull away with a 12-4 run to close the set. The second set was not nearly as close, with Xavier jumping out to a 7-3 lead and winning the set by seven. The third set was the closest, even after Seton Hall got out to a 7-1 lead. Xavier made … Continue reading Volleyball keeps killing it

Volleyball continues Big East domination

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ The Musketeers are making their way through conference play with win after win. Currently, the volleyball team is 9-3 in conference play and 13-10 overall after two more wins during this Halloween weekend to continue a three-game win streak. One of these matches pitted Xavier against St. John’s in New York. The first set was taken by St. John’s, but there were 14 ties and three lead changes, with neither of the teams leading by more than four points throughout. With the score tied at 27, St. John’s got a kill, followed by an error on … Continue reading Volleyball continues Big East domination