By: Nick McGill The Xavier men’s basketball team had a long trip home from the Bahamas after losing three straight games and earning a last place finish in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament on Paradise Island. Entering the tournament with … Continue reading Trouble in paradise for Xavier men’s basketball
By: Tim Wilmes Xavier came up with a 67-63 victory in a nationally-televised matchup against Tennessee last night that came down to the wire at Cintas Center. Youthful Squad Stepping Up Xavier has made a living by banking on its young playmakers so far this season. Freshmen guards Myles Davis and Brandon Randolph have both shown poise and the ability to be clutch playmakers in the young season. Davis finished the Tennessee game with 13 points and two assists and made some big shots in the game, including a clutch three-point shot to end the first half and big free … Continue reading Tennessee win recap
By: Adam Tortelli The Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, although probably not as deep with top-25 nationally ranked schools as last year, will once again feature premier talent from the men’s college basketball circuit. National champions from each of the past two seasons competed in this very tournament (Connecticut 2011-12 and Louisville 2012-13) that will be held Thanksgiving weekend. Joining Xavier in the Bahamas will be the perennial powerhouse of Kansas and a few annual dark horse teams including Villanova, Tennessee and Iowa. Also competing will be a trio of squads looking to make names for themselves: the University of El … Continue reading Battle 4 Atlantis preview: tournament keys and notes
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