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XU surges into lead
XU is up 30-23 with 7:49 remaining thanks to a 13-0 run. XU has held UL to three turnovers and one blocked shot and one missed shot in its last five possessions
Posted: 3/22/2011 7:35 PM in Xavier Sports
UL 23, XU 19
We’re at the second media timeout and there is 11:27 left in the first half. It’s been a 3-point barrage so far with XU hitting five of them and UL four of them. The difference right now is UL has gotten the game tempo up and to its liking. XU has committed...
Posted: 3/22/2011 7:28 PM in Xavier Sports
Tip-off nears at Cintas
The XU women, ranked 5th in the country and seeded No. 2 in the Spokane regional, are nearing the start of their NCAA second round game against No. 7 seed Louisville. The winner advances to play 11th-seeded Gonzaga in the Zags’ hometown on Saturday in...
Posted: 3/22/2011 7:08 PM in Xavier Sports
Holloway nets another honor
Sporting News announced today that Xavier University junior guard Tu Holloway has been named SN Third Team All-American. Holloway, the 2010-11 Atlantic 10 Conference player of the year, had previously been named 2010-11 Third Team All-American by,...
Posted: 3/22/2011 12:00 PM in Xavier Sports
Tix available for tonight’s XU women’s game
A trip to the Spokane Regional Semifinals is on the line tonight at Cintas Center for the second-seeded Xavier women’s basketball team as it is set to host No. 7 Louisville. The NCAA Championship Second Round game will tip at 7:10 p.m. at Cintas Center....
Posted: 3/22/2011 11:54 AM in Xavier Sports
Richmond keeps rolling
Three Atlantic 10 teams received NCAA Tournament bids and Richmond is the only one standing. Don’t know if you caught Temple’s double-overtime loss to second-seeded San Diego State U. yesterday, but the seventh-seeded Owls played a heck of a game. Here...
Posted: 3/20/2011 12:16 PM in Xavier Sports
Post-game quotes
Here are a couple Chris Mack post-game quotes. On Marquette pulling away every time Xavier narrowed the gap… CM: Well, I think, number one, we’re playing against a very good team. You know, a team that averages around 80 points in the Big East. They have...
Posted: 3/19/2011 2:32 AM in Xavier Sports
The loss
Tough night in Muskieville following the 66-55 defeat by Marquette. XU ends its season 24-8, which is really pretty remarkable considering all the growing pains it had early on. I thought there were three factors that led to the loss. 1. Lack of a strong...
Posted: 3/19/2011 2:06 AM in Xavier Sports
Follow live: Xavier vs. Marquette
Follow the Xavier-Marquette game on our Madness Ticker and feel free to add in your questions or comments in the chat portion below. It includes Twitter feeds from Shannon Russell, as well as other college basketball tweeters around the country: You can...
Posted: 3/18/2011 4:54 PM in Xavier Sports
Numbers with Buzz Williams
In today’s press conference I asked Marquette coach Buzz Williams about what concerned/impressed him about Tu Holloway and the one-two punch he and Lyons have. Get your calculator out to keep up with the answer. BW: I’m very impressed. A few things. Their...
Posted: 3/17/2011 1:25 PM in Xavier Sports

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