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Notes from the win over Georgetown
The difference in Xavier’s 80-67 comeback victory over Georgetown could be pinned to the last 15 minutes, when the Musketeers went on a 44-14 tear. Or perhaps in the last six, when XU held the Hoyas scoreless. But the change really came at halftime. Facing...
Posted: 1/16/2014 12:08 AM in Xavier Sports
Deadline for Big East tourney priority tix
Many apologies for the up-to-the-deadline post, but just received the information on Big East tournament tickets. The priority deadline to purchase all-session tickets is today. By purchasing these tickets, you’re guaranteed seats at Madison Square Garden...
Posted: 1/15/2014 6:04 PM in Xavier Sports
Jordan Crawford to Warriors
According to a report by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, the Boston Celtics have traded former Xavier player Jordan Crawford and Marshon Brooks to the Golden State Warriors. It’s part of a three-team deal that will send Toney Douglas to Miami and Joel Anthony plus...
Posted: 1/15/2014 12:38 PM in Xavier Sports
Semaj Christon on BE honor roll
Semaj Christon is on the Big East honor roll for the second straight week. The Xavier sophomore joined Cleveland Melvin (DePaul), D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera (Georgetown), Bryce Cotton (Providence) and JayVaughn Pinkston (Villanova) on the five-player honor...
Posted: 1/13/2014 2:39 PM in Xavier Sports
Xavier receiving votes in AP poll
On the heels of yesterday’s game in Omaha, Creighton jumped to No. 20 in the Associated Press Top 25 and Xavier continued to receive a few votes (3). Fellow Big East-er Villanova vaulted to No. 6 after spending last week at No. 8. Here’s the poll: The...
Posted: 1/13/2014 12:34 PM in Xavier Sports
Notes from the Creighton loss
Moments after Xavier lost to Creighton, 95-89, Matt Stainbrook said he looked forward to the day the Musketeers hosted the Bluejays. That day is March 1. “They’re a really tough team, especially at home. It’s something that we’re going to look forward...
Posted: 1/12/2014 9:41 PM in Xavier Sports
Notes from the Marquette win
Xavier is undefeated in conference play, undefeated on its home court and riding an eight-game winning streak. On Sunday in Omaha, it faces a Creighton team that’s undefeated in conference play, undefeated on its home court and riding an eight-game winning...
Posted: 1/10/2014 12:06 PM in Xavier Sports
Matt Walker signs pro soccer contract
Xavier senior midfielder Matt Walker signed a professional contract with the Columbus Crew on Wednesday, the university announced today. Walker, who earned his first career NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Region (third team) award in December, finished the...
Posted: 1/9/2014 3:34 PM in Xavier Sports
Ashley Wanninger scores 26 in XU win
Senior Ashley Wanninger poured in 19 of her career-high 26 points in the first half of the women’s basketball team’s 85-68 defeat of Georgetown last night at Cintas Center. The Musketeers (7-8, 2-1 Big East) handed Georgetown (6-9, 0-3) a sixth straight...
Posted: 1/9/2014 10:00 AM in Xavier Sports
Landen Amos getting closer and other notes
Senior Landen Amos may finally be on the cusp of being healthy. It seems like so long ago that he tore his lateral meniscus in practice and needed knee surgery. What was projected to take up to 6 weeks to heal has now taken more than 3 months because...
Posted: 1/8/2014 8:10 PM in Xavier Sports
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