Musketeers lose in front of home crowd against UConn

By: Joe Clark, Sports Editor Playing in front of over 900 fans and students for the first time all year, Xavier men’s basketball got off to a hot start, but couldn’t sustain it and fell 80-72 to the University of Connecticut (UConn) Huskies on Saturday. Due to a COVID-19 pause, this was Xavier’s first game since their win at Butler on Jan. 30, and the Musketeers looked ready to be back on the floor as they jumped out to an 11-2 lead in the first half. In his first game back from injury, Akok Akok added five points for UConn, … Continue reading Musketeers lose in front of home crowd against UConn

Madness excites

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ In the midst of gloomy April weather, we remember the madness that dominated our lives forthe past month. From 3-14 upsets to buzzerbeaters and broken brackets to bragging in the face of your friend, not to mention the infamous “I’m taking notes on my laptop today, I swear,” when everyone in the room really knows you have at least two games streaming side by side. March truly is a different time of year. For the men’s bracket, early tournament predictions were thought to be all but realized. There would be a slew of 5-12 upsets, … Continue reading Madness excites