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A word about RPI
There are a lot of RPI sites out there for college basketball and they all differ a little. After Saturday’s loss at Providence… - RealTimeRPI.com ranks Xavier 30th - Joe Lunardi and the ESPN.com gang rank Xavier 35th - Jerry Palm and the CBSSports.com...
Posted: 1/27/2014 12:54 PM in Xavier Sports
Men’s hoops Big East tourney tix update
The Big East today announced the sale of tickets to the conference tournament, but Xavier fans get the best deal by purchasing tix via the school through Friday. The conference tourney is at Madison Square Garden in NYC, March 12-15. By purchasing tickets...
Posted: 1/27/2014 12:24 PM in Xavier Sports
Notes from the loss at Providence
Needless to say, it wasn’t the result Xavier wanted. As mentioned in the game story, defensive shortcomings paved the way for Providence’s 81-72 win at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Forward LaDontae Henton (pictured) took advantage of opportunities and buoyed...
Posted: 1/25/2014 5:18 PM in Xavier Sports
XU flight makes TV news in Providence
Greetings from Providence, where it’s less snowy (and a bit warmer) than back home. The Musketeers haven’t played in Providence since the 2000-01 season, when the Dunkin’ Donuts Center was known as the Providence Civic Center. They played Rhode Island...
Posted: 1/25/2014 11:37 AM in Xavier Sports
Xavier’s offensive firepower and other notes
It’s no secret that the Musketeers have been shooting well in conference play, but these numbers show just how well: - XU has averaged 81.3 points in its 5-1 Big East start. - It has shot 50.5 percent overall and 76.9 percent from the line in its six...
Posted: 1/23/2014 11:03 PM in Xavier Sports
Xavier announces Chris Mack bobblehead night
At today’s pre-Providence press conference, Chris Mack arrived with his very own Bobblehead figure, which he propped up on the table next to him. The Bobbleheads will be distributed to the first 3,000 fans at the Feb. 19 game vs. DePaul at Cintas Center....
Posted: 1/23/2014 3:43 PM in Xavier Sports
Notes from the DePaul win
The story of today’s 84-74 Xavier win over DePaul was how it handled a 50-32 halftime lead and the Blue Demons’ subsequent pressure. Not particularly well, as it turned out. “As soon as we got into the locker room, we were up 18, I started talking a little...
Posted: 1/20/2014 10:32 PM in Xavier Sports
Dee Davis named to Big East honor roll
Junior point guard Dee Davis made the Big East’s five-man honor roll today after scoring 17 points with seven assists and just one turnover in the Musketeers’ 80-67 comeback win over Georgetown last week. Davis has really stepped up his play in conference...
Posted: 1/20/2014 11:23 AM in Xavier Sports
Kamall Richards’ knee injury ends season
Kamall Richard’s freshman campaign with the men’s basketball team has ended early. The 6-foot-6 freshman forward tore the ACL in his left knee at Friday’s practice and is out for the season. Richards’ knee gave out as he cut through the lane on a drill,...
Posted: 1/19/2014 7:16 PM in Xavier Sports
Nick Hagglund taken 10th in MLS SuperDraft
There’s no huger day than today for Xavier defender Nick Hagglund, who was taken 10th overall by Toronto FC in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Coach Andy Fleming joined Nick and his family at the draft in Philadelphia. “It’s funny because Nick wanted...
Posted: 1/16/2014 1:53 PM in Xavier Sports
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