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Burst pipe, flooding displaces XU players
It was a long night for about half of Xavier’s men’s basketball team. A burst pipe caused flooding that displaced players from their rooms at about 1 a.m. yesterday. Senior forward Isaiah Philmore said about 6 inches of water filled his room and he was...
Posted: 1/8/2014 3:36 PM in Xavier Sports
XU recruits receive McDonald’s nominations
Class of 2014 men’s basketball commits Trevon Bluiett, Makinde London and Edmond Sumner are among the high school seniors who have been nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Games, McDonald’s announced today. The current list will be whittled down...
Posted: 1/7/2014 3:43 PM in Xavier Sports
AP votes for men, Christon on BE honor roll
The Musketeers have returned to the “Others receiving votes” portion of the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time since Dec. 2. They garnered three votes in the latest poll. It’s not much, but it’s certainly a start for a team that fell out of favor...
Posted: 1/6/2014 2:36 PM in Xavier Sports
Women’s hoops claims first Big East win
One day after bad weather postponed Xavier’s first Big East home conference game against St. John’s, the Musketeers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 70-65 victory over the Red Storm at Cintas Center. The Musketeers (6-8, 1-1 Big East) ended St....
Posted: 1/5/2014 7:17 PM in Xavier Sports
Notes from the victory over Butler
After giving up 42 first-half points, Xavier locked down in the second half of today’s 79-68 win over Butler. The Musketeers held the Bulldogs to just 26 second-half points on 31 percent shooting. “We weren’t necessarily as good as we needed to be on...
Posted: 1/4/2014 7:18 PM in Xavier Sports
Women’s hoops game moved to Sunday
Because of the weather, St. John’s couldn’t get out of New York in time for tonight’s 7 p.m. women’s basketball game at Cintas Center and the game has been postponed. The Musketeers (5-8, 0-1 Big East) will host the Red Storm (8-4, 1-0) in a conference...
Posted: 1/4/2014 12:34 PM in Xavier Sports
The Butler rivalry, a bulldog and other notes
Xavier has some clear-cut rivals in the basketball world. Cincinnati is a no-brainer. Ditto for Dayton. Where does Butler figure on the list? It seems like a natural rivalry considering the proximity of the schools, which are only two hours apart, and...
Posted: 1/3/2014 5:58 PM in Xavier Sports
Notes from the St. John’s victory
If Xavier was hoping to make a splash in the new conference, it needed to look no further than the reaction of at least one New York media member today at Cintas Center. Overheard after the game: ”I’m surprised by how good Xavier is. They really have...
Posted: 12/31/2013 7:42 PM in Xavier Sports
TV, time changes for Marquette on Feb. 15
The time and TV for the men’s basketball game at Marquette Feb. 15 has changed. The game will be at 4 p.m. that day and televised on FOX, or Channel 19. It was originally at 6 p.m. and slated to be shown of FOX Sports 1. But apparently it was an interesting...
Posted: 12/30/2013 2:31 PM in Xavier Sports
Next: St. John’s and (finally) Big East play
The Big East season has finally arrived. The Musketeers (10-3) kick off conference play (and a slate of New Year’s Eve Big East games) by hosting St. John’s (9-3) at noon Tuesday at Cintas Center. At last check, around 160 tickets were still available...
Posted: 12/30/2013 12:09 PM in Xavier Sports
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