Xavier heads to San Jose hoping to continue March Madness run

By: Luke Feliciano ~Staff Writer~ Against improbable odds, the No. 11 Xavier Musketeers are advancing to the Sweet 16 after a win Saturday night against the No. 3 Florida State Seminoles. The Musketeers are heating up at the right time, and Saturday’s game continued the momentum they got after their win over the No. 6 Maryland Terrapins last Thursday. Xavier got off to a fast start against the Terps. About halfway through the first half, the Musketeers went on a 12-0 run, but by the end of the first half, they returned to the locker room down by one. The … Continue reading Xavier heads to San Jose hoping to continue March Madness run

Tennis struggles

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ The men’s and women’s tennis teams did not find as much success as they would have liked over the weekend, going a combined 1-3 in their matches. The men’s team lost 5-2 at Samford on Saturday and 4-3 at Eastern Kentucky on Sunday, while the women’s team picked up its first win of the season on Saturday at Eastern Kentucky by a score of 6-1. The women’s team could not keep up the momentum on Sunday at Michigan State, losing 5-2. Against Samford, Xavier had success in doubles play, winning two of the three matches. … Continue reading Tennis struggles

Xavier falls to Nova, Bluiett hurt

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