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O’Neil on the East Region
Interesting breakdown by ESPN.com’s Dana O’Neil. http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/tournament/2011/columns/story?columnist=oneil_dana&id=6214397 She says the Xavier-Marquette game could be like a street fight, and that Tu Holloway may be the tournament’s...
Posted: 3/14/2011 12:59 PM in Xavier Sports
Other tourneys for A-10 teams
Xavier, Temple and Richmond are in the Big Dance. Four other teams punched their tickets to postseason play, per this A-10 release: NEWPORT NEW, Va. – Four more Atlantic 10 schools received a postseason invitation Sunday night as Dayton will play in the...
Posted: 3/14/2011 11:28 AM in Xavier Sports
Marquette links
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, talking about the Marquette-XU match-up: http://www.jsonline.com/sports/goldeneagles/117914954.html http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/sports/goldeneagles.html
Posted: 3/14/2011 12:58 AM in Xavier Sports
More from Mack’s presser
Here are a few more quotes from Chris Mack’s portion of tonight’s press conference at Cintas Center. Were you where you thought you’d be seeding wise? Yeah, about where I thought. I never really have expectations to begin with. I don’t go in saying ‘We...
Posted: 3/13/2011 10:40 PM in Xavier Sports
Game times
Here’s how Friday will shake out in Cleveland: 2:10 p.m. on TNT – George Mason vs. Villanova After that game on TNT – Ohio State vs. UTSA/Alabama State 7:27 p.m. on truTV – Xavier vs. Marquette After that game on truTV – Syracuse vs. Indiana State
Posted: 3/13/2011 9:56 PM in Xavier Sports
Xavier vs. Marquette
The Musketeers were seeded 6th in the NCAA Tournament. They face 11th seeded Marquette in a second-round game Friday in Cleveland. The winner faces third-seeded Syracuse or 14th-seeded Indiana State in Sunday’s third-round game. Here’s a quick write-up...
Posted: 3/13/2011 6:15 PM in Xavier Sports
Predictions
Today ESPN.com Bracketologist Joe Lunardi has Xavier back at a five seed in his mock NCAA Tournament bracket: http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/bracketology. The Musketeers would face No. 12 Penn State in Tucson. Not sure how much stock I would...
Posted: 3/13/2011 11:51 AM in Xavier Sports
More from the Bobinski story
We ran a condensed version of today’s Q&A with Xavier athletic director and NCAA Tournament Selection Committee member Mike Bobinski because it was super long, but here are a few of the entries in their original length. That’s the beauty of the blog –...
Posted: 3/13/2011 11:39 AM in Xavier Sports
Dayton vs. Richmond in A-10 final
Tomorrow the ninth-seeded Flyers face third-seeded Richmond for the Atlantic 10 Championship title in Atlantic City. The 1 p.m. game will be televised on CBS. The way it happened was this: Today Dayton edged dark horse (and 12th-seeded) Saint Joseph’s...
Posted: 3/12/2011 6:59 PM in Xavier Sports
Not the end of the world
Xavier was certainly disappointed to lose to Dayton yesterday but in the long run the rest might be a good thing for guys logging lots of minutes. The team is projected as a fifth seed in Joe Lunardi’s Bracketology for now and will probably drop no more...
Posted: 3/12/2011 6:10 AM in Xavier Sports
 

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