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Harris 4th, Phillips 8th in WNBA Draft
UPDATE: Ta’Shia Phillips was traded to the Washington Mystics around 8:15 p.m. FROM EARLIER: Xavier’s marquee frontcourt was selected among the top eight WNBA Draft picks today at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn. Amber Harris was taken fourth overall...
Posted: 4/11/2011 3:48 PM in Xavier Sports
Harris, Phillips on All-Jesuit Team
Xavier’s Amber Harris and Ta’Shia Phillips have been named to the 2010-2011 National All-Jesuit Basketball Team, as announced by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and the Jesuit Basketball Spotlight. Harris and Phillips are among 10...
Posted: 4/9/2011 2:55 PM in Xavier Sports
Latham talks about transfer
I had a chance to catch up with Jordan Latham today following the announcement that he’s transferring. Per this story, Latham cited playing time as the reason he’s leaving. The freshman averaged 4.8 minutes – behind Canty’s 7.4 and above Griffin McKenzie’s...
Posted: 4/8/2011 3:19 PM in Xavier Sports
Jay Canty, Jordan Latham transferring
Xavier freshmen Jay Canty and Jordan Latham are leaving the men’s basketball program, the school announced today. “We appreciate the efforts on and off the floor that both Jay and Jordan made in their time at Xavier,” coach Chris Mack said in a release....
Posted: 4/8/2011 10:18 AM in Xavier Sports
Harris, Phillips invited to WNBA Draft
XU standouts Amber Harris and Ta’Shia Phillips are among the 15 women’s college basketball players invited to the WNBA Draft at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn. The draft is at 3 p.m. Monday, April 11 on ESPN (and ESPNU and NBA TV will...
Posted: 4/6/2011 3:43 PM in Xavier Sports
Premature preseason polls
It’s hard to put much stock in these polls, but if you’re into super-early predictions, here are some prognostications for next year’s mens hoops season. XU comes out looking good in all three cases. senior writer Jeff Goodman has XU at...
Posted: 4/6/2011 1:38 PM in Xavier Sports
Harris nominated for Honda award
Xavier’s Amber Harris has been nominated for the 2010-2011 Honda Sports Award, as announced by the Collegiate Women Sports Awards sponsored by Honda. Harris joins Brittney Griner (Baylor), Maya Moore (Connecticut) and Nnemkadi Ogwumike (Stanford) as finalists....
Posted: 4/6/2011 1:04 PM in Xavier Sports
A-10, ESPN agree to TV contract extension
From the A-10: NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Atlantic 10 Conference and ESPN agreed to a two-year television contract extension to televise both men’s and women’s basketball games through the 2012-13 season as announced on Wednesday, April 6 by A-10 Commissioner...
Posted: 4/6/2011 12:20 PM in Xavier Sports
Kent State decision coming soon
The Ravenna Record Courier, which has been covering the Kent State men’s hoops coaching vacancy, says all interviews are done and a decision is expected later this week. According to the story, athletic director Joel Nielson and executive associate AD...
Posted: 4/5/2011 10:14 AM in Xavier Sports
McGuff introduced today at Washington
UPDATE: Washington will stream Kevin McGuff’s introductory press conference live at at 6 p.m. It will be archived afterward, so if you want to see it and can’t at 6 p.m., you can watch it later. From earlier…...
Posted: 4/5/2011 9:57 AM in Xavier Sports

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