By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ After stringing together four straight wins following the season- ending knee injury to redshirt sophomore point guard Edmond Sumner, the Xavier men’s basketball team fell to the No. 2 Villanova Wildcats on Saturday by a score of 73-57. The defeat at the hands of the defending national champions may not have been the largest hit that the Musketeers took that day, either, as leading scorer junior Trevon Bluiett exited the contest with an ankle injury. Bluiett had been dealing with the injury for a few games but seemed to “roll over it” against Villanova, according … Continue reading Xavier falls to Nova, Bluiett hurt
By: Brent Raines ~Sports Editor~ After a couple of dramatic heaves from Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig resulted in an early and disappointing end to Xavier’s season, a flurry of activity has changed the look of next season’s Musketeers. Here is some Xavier basketball news that you need to know as summer approaches: Changing of the guard, but mostly forwards: In addition to the departures of graduating seniors Remy Abell and James Farr, a trio of Musketeers are leaving earlier than expected. Redshirt junior forward Jalen Reynolds is planning to graduate in May and declare for the 2016 NBA Draft. Both Reynolds and … Continue reading Basketball notes: Players moving on
By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ Every year at Xavier, the end of season discussion becomes who is going to go pro or not. So far, we have had goalkeeper Dallas Jaye sign with the newly-formed FC Cincinnati as well as some of the basketball team desire to participate in the NBA draft combine. While Jaye does not have any eligibility remaining for his collegiate career, sophomore guard Trevon Bluiett and junior forward Jalen Reynolds each have some time left to either continue playing for Xavier or become professional athletes. Schools spend vast amounts of time with high school students in order … Continue reading Opinion: Let pros groom future pros
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