XAVIER MUSKETEERS NEWS

Xavier Musketeers pick up four-star point guard

Four-star point guard Quentin Goodin ended his recruitment on Sunday when he committed to head coach Chris Mack and Xavier during his official visit. Goodin, a native of Campbellsville, Kentucky, committed to Xavier over Michigan, Western Kentucky, Florida and Miami.Goodin follows in a long line of solid Xavier point guards, including Semaj Christon and Dee Davis. It would seem...
Via Fox Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier’s Matt Stainbrook to join track and field team

Xavier Musketeers center Matt Stainbrook took the Internet by storm during the 2015 NCAA Tournament. With his signature glasses and added Uber charm, no one could get enough of the big man. Now, they will have another opportunity to watch Stainbrook competing in athletics. In a report from the Cincinnati Enquirer, it was revealed that the 6-foot-10 basketball player will be joining...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Xavier’s Matt Stainbrook Interned For Dan Patrick Today

Monday, Xavier center Matt Stainbrook, one of the breakout stars of the NCAA Tournament, scored a pretty cool gig when Dan Patrick asked him to be his intern for the day. Here’s video of his entrance, which didn’t go very well.  Stainbrook was called for a 3-second violation by Patrick for standing under the basket for too long. Luckily, he made up for it by later removing his...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Stainbrook is interning for the Dan Patrick Show today

Xavier’s Matt Stainbrook made some fans during the NCAA Tournament with his tenacity on the basketball court. Now he’s having some fun on the Dan Patrick Show…. Stainbrook prepping for the show. Intern for a day. Big guy in a little desk. A photo posted by Paul Pabst (@ppabst34) on Apr 6, 2015 at 4:49am PDT It doesn't take much for Matt Stainbrook to block...
Via The Student Section
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Stainbrook is interning for the Dan Patrick Show today

Xavier’s Matt Stainbrook made some fans during the NCAA Tournament with his tenacity on the basketball court. Now he’s having some fun on the Dan Patrick Show…. Stainbrook prepping for the show. Intern for a day. Big guy in a little desk. A photo posted by Paul Pabst (@ppabst34) on Apr 6, 2015 at 4:49am PDT It doesn't take much for Matt Stainbrook to block...
Via Bloguin Best
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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's Matt Stainbrook drives an Uber to make up for scholarship he gave away

Matt Stainbrook does more a lot more driving than what your typical college basketball center usually does. At least off the court. You see, Stainbrook, a fifth-year player enrolled in grad school and currently leading Xavier into the Sweet 16 this weekend, also drives an Uber car to help pay his bills. Stainbrook was on The Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday and explained how...
Via The Other Paper
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier's Reynolds will play while school investigates complaint

CINCINNATI -- Forward Jalen Reynolds is accompanying Xavier to Los Angeles for its Sweet 16 game while the school looks into a complaint filed against him by another student. Coach Chris Mack said on Tuesday that the sophomore will play against second-seeded Arizona on Thursday night. Reynolds had a career-high 21 points in a win over Georgia State that sent the Musketeers to their...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier's Reynolds can play vs Arizona; it's Mack vs Miller

CINCINNATI (AP) Forward Jalen Reynolds is accompanying Xavier to Los Angeles for its Sweet 16 game while the school looks into a complaint filed against him by another student. Coach Chris Mack said on Tuesday that the sophomore will play against second-seeded Arizona on Thursday night. Reynolds had a career-high 21 points in a win over Georgia State that sent the Musketeers to...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 6 Xavier bounces 14 seed Georgia State to earn Sweet 16 spot

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jalen Reynolds and Myles Davis came off the bench for a combined 38 points as sixth-seeded Xavier end the biggest feel-good story of the NCAA tournament with a 75-67 victory over Georgia State on Saturday night. The Musketeers (23-13) advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third time in six years under coach Chris Mack. They'll face No. 2 seed Arizona -- a 73-58 winner...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier vs. Georgia State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/@XavierMBB The Xavier Musketeers had perhaps the most convincing win of the NCAA Tournament’s second round on Thursday. The Georgia State Panthers, however, might have had the most exciting victory. Xavier went wire-to-wire in its win over Ole Miss, while GSU needed every second to pull it out against Baylor. Saturday’s contest between the two should be a dandy.  Be...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier sits and waits for Ole Miss-BYU winner

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Xavier gets to sit around and scout its first NCAA Tournament opponent. The sixth-seeded Musketeers will face either BYU or Ole Miss on Thursday in Jacksonville, Florida. The Cougars and Rebels will meet in a First Four matchup on Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio. Xavier (21-13) was the sixth seed in the Big East Tournament but reached the final before falling to...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Stainbrook propels Xavier to upset of Georgetown, into Big East final

  Matt Stainbrook had 20 points and nine rebounds, and Xavier finally hit the free throws it needed to hold off a furious rally by No. 23 Georgetown and secure a 65-63 victory Friday night in the Big East tournament semifinals. After struggling at the foul line while the second-seeded Hoyas (21-10) whittled a 21-point deficit to one, the Musketeers made five of six in the final...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier holds off No. 23 Georgetown 65-63 in Big East semis

NEW YORK (AP) -- Matt Stainbrook had 20 points and nine rebounds, and Xavier finally hit the free throws it needed to hold off a furious rally by No. 23 Georgetown and secure a 65-63 victory Friday night in the Big East Tournament semifinals. After struggling at the foul line while the second-seeded Hoyas (21-10) whittled a 21-point deficit to one, the Musketeers made five of six...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 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

Talking Crosstown Shootout with the Enquirer’s Shannon Russell

Shannon Russell of the Cincinnati Enquirer was gracious enough to take some time out of her busy schedule to answer some of my questions surrounding the Crosstown Shootout. Don’t really need a fancy intro paragraph when someone of Shannon’s stature swings by to answer questions. Here we go. How important is this game for Xavier? Is this as much of a ‘must win’ as a team can...
Via Bearcats Blog
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Another missed opportunity for Xavier

CINCINNATI -- Saturday was another Big East game for Xavier. Another opportunity to add to its postseason resume. It was another opportunity lost. The Musketeers have taken advantage of as many chances as they've missed on. That's what made Saturday's 78-70 loss at home to St. John's so difficult to swallow. Xavier had a chance to win its third game in a row for the first time in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier wins going away on road against Marquette

  Trevon Bluiett scored 14 points, Matt Stainbrook added 13 and six rebounds, and Xavier cruised to a 64-44 victory over Marquette on Tuesday night. J.P. Macura had 11 points off the bench and Myles Davis 10 for Xavier (16-9, 7-6 Big East). In the Musketeers 16 wins this season, they are outscoring opponents by an average of 18.2 points per game, and are 11-1 when holding foes below...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Visiting Xavier cruises versus Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Trevon Bluiett scored 14 points, Matt Stainbrook added 13 and six rebounds, and Xavier cruised to a 64-44 victory over Marquette on Tuesday night. J.P. Macura had 11 points off the bench and Myles Davis 10 for Xavier (16-9, 7-6 Big East). In the Musketeers 16 wins this season, they are outscoring opponents by an average of 18.2 points per game, and are 11-1 when holding...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier needs, gets savvy Dee Davis in win over Providence

CINCINNATI -- Dee Davis was used to scoring when he arrived at Xavier four years ago. He was a two-time all-state selection at Bloomington South High School, twice helping his team to Indiana's 4A state title, including his senior season when he averaged 21.6 points a game. "Coming from high school I had a lot of freedom," said Davis Saturday afternoon in the hallways of the Cintas...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 07, 2015  |  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
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier's Dee Davis and Jalen Reynolds throw down ridiculous alley-oop

Saturday afternoon Xavier was putting the finishing touches on it's win over Providence when Dee Davis and Jalen Reynolds combined for a ridiculous off-the-backboard alley-oop. Reynolds stole the ball dished it off to Davis who rewarded him by throwing a perfect pass off the glass for the alley-oop. Now that, is how you cap off a solid home win.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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