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'Nova shows Xavier who's the boss down stretch

CINCINNATI -- For 32 minutes Xavier was more than playing heads-up with one of the best college basketball teams in the country. The Musketeers were beating Villanova and were in position to finish the deal. Then Villanova showed why it could be a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament. Xavier has talent on its roster. A tantalizing amount of it. Experience to match that talent...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Xavier routs No. 19 Butler 73-56

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Myles Davis scored 18 points, and Xavier never trailed during a 73-56 victory over No. 19 Butler on Saturday, the Musketeers' fourth win over a Top 25 team this season. The Musketeers (18-10, 8-7 Big East) blew the game open at the start of the second half, with Davis hitting a pair of 3s that sparked a 15-6 run. The victory added to their momentum from a 59-57...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier routs No. 19 Butler 73-56 behind Davis' 18 points

CINCINNATI (AP) Myles Davis scored 18 points, and Xavier never trailed during a 73-56 victory over No. 19 Butler on Saturday, the Musketeers' fourth win over a Top 25 team this season. The Musketeers (18-10, 8-7 Big East) blew the game open at the start of the second half, with Davis hitting a pair of 3s that sparked a 15-6 run. The victory added to their momentum from a 59-57 win...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Xavier's Jalen Reynolds With the Off the Backboard Dunk Against Providence

Xavier guard Dee Davis appeared like he was going for the layup on this fast break play during Saturday's game against Providence--but he had something else in mind instead. Somehow he knew that his teammate, Jalen Reynolds, was trailing the play, but Providence's Jalen Lindsey, who was trailing Davis did not.So rather than go for the boring lay-up Davis gave fans something to get...
Via FatManWriting
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Xavier’s Jalen Reynolds Slammed Home An Alley-Oop Off The Backboard

Xavier defeated Providence 78-69 this afternoon. Musketeer forward Jalen Reynolds tied for the team lead in points with 19, while point guard Dee Davis dished out 15 assists. Together, the two combined on a ridiculous fast break alley-oop. Check it out: Davis’ pass is a risky one with no one back on defense, let alone with a defender right there. And give credit to the Providence...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Xavier’s Off the Glass Alley Oop to Close out Providence

Jalen Reynolds. Off the back board. https://t.co/GbXdvJ6sEQ — Rob Dauster (@RobDauster) February 7, 2015 Xavier picked up a big win over Providence today 78-69. The Muskeeters iced the game Dee Davis’ 15th assist and Jaylen Reynold’s 18th and 19th points. The big news coming from this game is the Providence coach Ed Cooley left the sidelines and was taken to a hospital after...
Via The Student Section
22 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: Xavier Musketeers Team Preview

Few believed Xavier would finish in the top half of the retooled Big East based on last year’s preseason predictions. But the Musketeers,...
Via Athlon Sports
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Xavier’s New Basketball Court Features A Detailed Cincinnati Skyline

Basketball court designs are huge right now. Oregon’s court features a forest design, while Long Beach State’s court looks like an actual beach. Other schools that are associated with major cities have used the skyline on the sideline to add some flair to the court. Xavier has joined this club, and will feature the Cincinnati skyline this season. This is one of the more detailed...
Via College Spun
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier hands out postseason awards

Xavier held a reception for season ticket holders Tuesday night and revealed winners of the team's yearly awards. Headlining the honors was guard Semaj Christon, who was named the winner of the George E. "Skip" Prosser Award for the second consecutive year. Named after the late former Xavier head coach, the Prosser Award is presented annually "to the player who...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Martin to transfer from Xavier

It’s been a long week for X fans. First leading scorer Semaj Christon enters for the NBA Draft and now second leading scorer Justin Martin will transfer upon graduation in a few weeks. Rumors that Coach Chris Mack could be heading to California hit the waves also, but Coach Mack put an end to those rumors stating he was staying at Xavier. Martin won’t have to sit out the 2014...
Via The Front Office News
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: California interested in Xavier's Mack

Xavier lost its leading scorer to the NBA late last month. Could the Musketeers' head coach be the next out the door? Ryan Gorcey of Scout.com site BearTerritory.net reported Thursday afternoon California has offered its vacant men's basketball coaching position to Chris Mack, who just finished his fifth season as head coach at Xavier. The Musketeers are 111-57 during Mack's tenure...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier coach Chris Mack has a new perspective on tournament

CINCINNATI - Chris Mack walked into the Xavier media room heavily armed. He had an extra large Dunkin' Donuts coffee and his emotions ready to go. The Musketeers will be playing in the NCAA tournament after a one-year absence. They found out Sunday evening they will be playing North Carolina State on Tuesday night as part of the First Four in Dayton, home of one of Xavier'...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Xavier Get In The 2014 In The NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Xavier Musketeers were given a 12-seed in the Midwest-region. They are coached by Chris Mack and hail from the Big East. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against NC State in the first round in Dayton. Winner gets Saint Louis in Orlando. Why: Xavier finished...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin leads Xavier upset of No. 9 Creighton

Justin Martin had 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds on Saturday, and Xavier led most of the way during a 75-69 victory over No. 9 Creighton in front of the largest crowd in the 14-year history of the Musketeers' arena.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Xavier player becoming half-court shot legend

Half-court heaves are propelling former Xavier guard Brad Redford to an iconic status in the electrifying world of media timeout contests. "Shooting a half-court shot without any practice shots in a shirt and tie with penny loafers on puts me in a level with few others," Redford said (tongue-in-cheek). Few can master the art the way Redford has, hitting half-court shots...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier suspends freshman forward Jalen Reynolds

Xavier has suspended freshman forward Jalen Reynolds from the team so he can concentrate on his ''responsibilities greater than basketball.'' The school did not elaborate on the suspension, but coach Chris Mack said Tuesday that Reynolds will be reinstated when he shows sufficient progress. Reynolds has played in 19 games, averaging 2.8 points and 2.8 rebounds. The Musketeers...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier beats Marquette 86-79 for 8th straight win

Semaj Christon scored a career-high 28 points and hit back-to-back 3s in the closing minutes Thursday night, helping Xavier hold on for an 86-79 victory over Marquette and its eighth win in a row. Xavier (13-3, 3-0 Big East) let a 12-point lead slip away in the second half before Christon hit the pair of 3s, putting the Musketeers ahead to stay. They won a matchup of the league...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier beats St. John's 70-60 in Big East opener

Justin Martin led a 13-point run that opened the second half and swept Xavier to a 70-60 victory over St. John's on Tuesday in the tip-off game for the reconfigured Big East. One of the league's newcomers beat one of its old guard with a dominant second half. Xavier (11-3) never trailed after Martin scored nine of his 15 points during the decisive run. The Musketeers outrebounded...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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