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Xavier, head coach Mack agree to extension through 2020-21 season

CINCINNATI -- Xavier coach Chris Mack got a one-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season on Wednesday after leading the Musketeers to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament for the third time in his six years. The Musketeers are 134-71 under Mack, the third-most wins by a Xavier coach. They reached the Big East Tournament title game this season and the round of 16, where they...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier gives coach Mack 1-year extension through 2020-21

CINCINNATI (AP) Xavier coach Chris Mack got a one-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season on Wednesday after leading the Musketeers to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament for the third time in his six years. The Musketeers are 134-71 under Mack, the third-most wins by a Xavier coach. They reached the Big East Tournament title game this season and the round of 16, where...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Randolph transferring from Xavier after Sweet 16 season

  Sophomore point guard Brandon Randolph is transferring from Xavier after his playing time diminished during the Musketeers' Sweet 16 season. Randolph made six starts during his two seasons at Xavier, averaging 2.4 points and 1.2 assists. He had a career-high 12 points during a win over Gardner-Webb during his freshman season. Senior Dee Davis was the starting point guard both...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Sophomore guard Brandon Randolph transfers from Xavier

CINCINNATI (AP) Sophomore point guard Brandon Randolph is transferring from Xavier after his playing time diminished during the Musketeers' Sweet 16 season. Randolph made six starts during his two seasons at Xavier, averaging 2.4 points and 1.2 assists. He had a career-high 12 points during a win over Gardner-Webb during his freshman season. Senior Dee Davis was the starting point...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier Gears Up For Student-Teacher Clash Against ‘Zona

When the No. 6 Xavier Musketeers take on the No. 2 Arizona Wildcats at the Staples Center tomorrow night, a lot more than an Elite Eight berth will be on the line. Apart from this being a highly important game for both teams, it will pit a former student against his teacher. You see, before he was the head coach at Arizona, Sean Miller manned the sidelines at Xavier for five seasons...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Musketeers still dancing despite youth

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Xavier's youthful lineup is growing up in March, just in time to add to the Musketeers' history of late-season success. They've beaten Ole Miss and Georgia State to reach the Sweet 16 for the fifth time since 2008. Only eight other schools have done it as often, according to STATS. The sixth-seeded Musketeers have only two seniors on scholarship. Their inexperience...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier advances to Sweet 16 for the third time in six years with win over Georgia State

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Xavier blocked out all the chatter of a nation pulling for underdog Georgia State and ended the biggest feel-good story of the NCAA Tournament. Jalen Reynolds and Myles Davis came off the bench to combine for 38 points, helping the sixth-seeded Musketeers beat the 14th-seeded Panthers 75-67 on Saturday night. Xavier (23-13) advanced to the Sweet 16 for...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 6 Xavier’s size to much for Ole Miss in West

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Matt Stainbrook scored 20 points, Dee Davis added 17 and sixth-seeded Xavier beat No. 11 seed Mississippi 76-57 in the NCAA Tournament's West Regional on Thursday.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 6 seed Xavier's inside-out duo befuddles No. 11 Mississippi

  Matt Stainbrook scored 20 points, Dee Davis added 17 and sixth-seeded Xavier beat No. 11 seed Mississippi 76-57 in the NCAA tournament's West Regional on Thursday. Stainbrook took advantage of his size in the post, making 8 of 10 shots in the paint and adding nine rebounds and five assists. Davis was nearly as good from the outside, hitting 4 of 9 shots from 3-point range. Coach...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier moves on, beats Ole Miss 76-57

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Stainbrook scored 20 points, Dee Davis added 17 and sixth-seeded Xavier beat No. 11 seed Mississippi 76-57 in the NCAA Tournament's West Regional on Thursday. Stainbrook took advantage of his size in the post, making 8 of 10 shots in the paint and adding nine rebounds and five assists. Davis was nearly as good from the outside, hitting 4 of 9 shots...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier plays inside-out, beats Mississippi 76-57

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Matt Stainbrook scored 20 points, Dee Davis added 17 and sixth-seeded Xavier beat No. 11 seed Mississippi 76-57 in the NCAA Tournament's West Regional on Thursday. Stainbrook took advantage of his size in the post, making 8 of 10 shots in the paint and adding nine rebounds and five assists. Davis was nearly as good from the outside, hitting 4 of 9 shots from...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier outlasts No. 22 Butler 67-61 in OT at Big East

NEW YORK (AP) -- No secrets on either side in this one. Just a grind-it-out game that Xavier snatched away in the end. Jalen Reynolds converted a three-point play with 3:22 left in overtime that put the Musketeers ahead for good, and Xavier rallied past No. 22 Butler 67-61 on Thursday night in a tense Big East Tournament quarterfinal. "We scouted them really well. We knew their stuff...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler blows lead, loses to Xavier 67-61 in OT at Big East

NEW YORK (AP) Once again, it was one and done for Butler at the Big East Tournament. Jalen Reynolds converted a three-point play with 3:22 left in overtime that put Xavier ahead for good, and the Musketeers rallied past No. 22 Butler 67-61 on Thursday night in a tense quarterfinal. ''We anticipated it was probably going to come down to the last 5 minutes,'' Bulldogs coach Chris...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier knocks No. 22 Butler out of Big East tournament in OT

NEW YORK -- Jalen Reynolds converted a three-point play with 3:22 left in overtime to put Xavier ahead for good, and the Musketeers rallied past No. 22 Butler 67-61 on Thursday night in a tense Big East Tournament quarterfinal. Dee Davis, Myles Davis and Matt Stainbrook each scored 13 points to lead five players in double figures for the sixth-seeded Musketeers (20-12), who have...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier outlasts No. 22 Butler in OT 67-61 at Big East

NEW YORK (AP) Jalen Reynolds converted a three-point play with 3:22 left in overtime to put Xavier ahead for good, and the Musketeers rallied past No. 22 Butler 67-61 on Thursday night in a tense Big East Tournament quarterfinal. Dee Davis, Myles Davis and Matt Stainbrook each scored 13 points to lead five players in double figures for the sixth-seeded Musketeers (20-12), who have...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier edges past Creighton 74-73

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Dee Davis was sent to the line with four seconds remaining and knocked down both free throws to edge Xavier past Creighton 74-73 on Saturday. After both teams traded turnovers, Devin Brooks got a tip-in for a one-point Bluejays lead with seven seconds left, the first since midway through the second half. Austin Chatman fouled Davis with 6.3 seconds remaining, Davis...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

'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
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 6 Villanova poses big challenge for Xavier on Senior Day

CINCINNATI -- Senior days are always good for reflection, for remembering how a certain class has helped a program grow. Xavier doesn't have much time for reflection in Saturday's home finale at the Cintas Center against sixth-ranked Villanova. The Wildcats pose way too many challenges for the Musketeers to fawn longingly about what Dee Davis and Matt Stainbrook have meant to them...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Villanova-Xavier Preview

Villanova is on the verge of repeating as Big East regular-season champions. Wrapping it up as quickly as possible might be tough against an opponent that also has plenty to play for. Xavier already has four wins over Top 25 foes but earning one Saturday over the sixth-ranked Wildcats would certainly be the most meaningful to its NCAA tournament hopes, not to mention a great way...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2015  |  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
February 21, 2015  |  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 Fox Sports Ohio
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Crosstown Shootout: Xavier Musketeers 59 Cincinnati Bearcats 57

The 82nd edition of the Crosstown Shootout is going to go down as the Dee Davis game. It seems year in and year out, a senior will leave his indelible stamp on the Shootout. In the return to campus settings, Dee Davis played the best game of his Xavier career. Davis didn’t set a career high in points, he didn’t set a carer high in assists. Dee Davis hit the biggest shot of the...
Via Bearcats Blog
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Dee Davis steps up biggest as Xavier edges UC

CINCINNATI -- Chris Mack called the Skyline Crosstown Shootout a "players' game" this week. The point the Xavier University head coach was trying to make was that whether it was his team or the rival University of Cincinnati that won, the game wouldn't be decided by X's or O's, cute play designs or exotic defenses. It was going to come down to players making plays at the right time...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier beats Cincinnati 59-57 as rivalry returns to campus

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Freshman Trevon Bluiett made two free throws with 11.5 seconds left -- his only points of the game -- and Xavier rallied for a 59-57 win over Cincinnati on the Bearcats' court Wednesday night, another dramatic finish in the crosstown rivalry. The Musketeers (17-10) let a 12-point lead slip away before rallying in the final minute for their sixth win in the last...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier beats Cincinnati 59-57 as rivalry returns to campus

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Freshman Trevon Bluiett made two free throws with 11.5 seconds left -- his only points of the game -- and Xavier rallied for a 59-57 win over Cincinnati on the Bearcats' court Wednesday night, another dramatic finish in the crosstown rivalry. The Musketeers (17-10) let a 12-point lead slip away before rallying in the final minute for their sixth win in the last...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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