XU commits smash at Peach Jam

Tyrell Ward and Kam Craft show promise, raise Xavier’s recruitment rankings By Joe Laurich, Staff Writer The Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) Peach Jam is regarded as one of the elite Amateur Athletic Union tournaments every summer. This summer was no different, as the tournament was filled with thrilling games and high-level performances from some of the most talented high school basketball players in the country. Two of those players, Tyrell Ward and Kam Craft, are currently committed to Xavier for the 2022-2023 school year. Ward averaged 23.2 points per game and 6.8 rebounds per game for the tournament, … Continue reading XU commits smash at Peach Jam

Georgetown plays Cinderella, wins Big East

By: Joe Laurich, Staff Writer After being picked to finish last according to the Big East Preseason Coaches Poll, the Georgetown Hoyas rallied on Saturday to win the Big East Tournament. They entered the tournament as No. 8 seed in the conference, but their underdog status couldn’t stop the Patrick Ewing-led Hoyas from earning an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. During the regular season, Georgetown won four of their last six games. They entered the conference tournament with a 9-12 record and were 7-9 in Big East play.  The Hoyas thumped Marquette in the first game of the tournament … Continue reading Georgetown plays Cinderella, wins Big East

Xavier gets much-needed win over Creighton

Musketeers defeat No. 13 Bluejays to bolster their NCAA Tournament resume Written BY: Joe Clark, Sports News Editor With their NCAA Tournament hopes hanging in the balance, Xavier men’s basketball played one of their most complete games of the season to knock off No. 13 Creighton 77-69 on Saturday evening. The Musketeers looked a little bit different when they took the court at Cintas Center for senior night, as Xavier debuted new royal blue and gold throwback uniforms. Paul Scruggs, Nate Johnson, Bryan Griffin and Jason Carter were all honored before the game as part of the senior night festivities, … Continue reading Xavier gets much-needed win over Creighton