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  1. Throwback Thursday: Jordan Crawford vs. Jacob Pullen in the Sweet 16 (VIDEO)

    Aug 28, 2014, 9:58 AM EDT

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    One of the most entertaining games in recent memory

  2. Xavier goes 4-0 in Brazil and gets experience for six new freshmen

    Aug 25, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

    Chris Mack

    Xavier went 4-0 on a preseason trip to Brazil and got a lot of playing time for its inexperienced team.

  3. Xavier’s new court design? Cincy’s skyline, but not chili (PHOTO)

    Jul 31, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

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    The court will be redesigned by the end of the month.

  4. Washington, Xavier among teams in 2014 Wooden Legacy field

    Jun 26, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

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    The eight teams playing in the event, which will be played November 27-28, 30, were announced.

  5. Former Xavier forward Justin Martin transfers to SMU, eligible immediately

    Jun 3, 2014, 8:47 PM EDT

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    The Mustangs add a player who has played in two NCAA tournaments.

  6. Xavier transfer Justin Martin to visit SMU, West Virginia

    May 25, 2014, 3:10 PM EDT

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    He will be eligible to play next season.

  7. Xavier gives head coach Chris Mack a new contract, two-year extension

    May 19, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    Chris Mack

    Xavier has made the NCAA Tournament in four of five years under head coach Chris Mack and rewarded him with a new contract and two-year extension on Monday.

  8. Big East Conference Catchup: Who contends with Villanova in 2014-15?

    May 14, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    AP

    The new Big East enters Year 2 with plenty of questions for teams trying to rise to the top.

  9. Xavier’s Matt Stainbrook won’t need surgery to repair strained MCL

    Apr 30, 2014, 11:54 PM EDT

    Matt Stainbrook, Peter Ryckbosch

    Xavier big man Matt Stainbrook revealed that he won’t need surgery to address the strained MCL in his left knee.

  10. Lawsuit filed by Dez Wells against Xavier settled Thursday

    Apr 24, 2014, 9:47 PM EDT

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    Maryland’s Dez Wells and Xavier settled a lawsuit filed by Wells with regards to his expulsion from the school in 2012.

  11. Xavier junior forward Justin Martin to transfer

    Apr 11, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

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    Xavier redshirt junior Justin Martin has decided to transfer for his final year of eligibility.

  12. Xavier’s Semaj Christon bypasses final two years, declares for the 2014 draft

    Mar 28, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    St Johns Xavier Basketball

    Xavier’s Semaj Christon is reportedly leaving the confines of Cincinnati for the NBA.

  13. Xavier freshman forward Kamall Richards will transfer

    Mar 28, 2014, 2:56 PM EDT

    Chris Mack

    After having his freshman campaign shortened by a torn ACL, Xavier freshman Kamall Richards will transfer per a school release.

  14. Son of NC Central’s coach LeVelle Moton is hospitalized

    Mar 21, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT

    Moton

    Due to a health scare involving his son, LeVelle Moton’s family is not making the trip to San Antonio.

  15. Xavier’s Chris Mack puts tournament in perspective after family survives crash with drunk driver

    Mar 18, 2014, 8:29 PM EDT

    Chris Mack

    In 2013, for the first time in seven seasons, Xavier failed to make the NCAA tournament. This year, in a new conference Chris Mack’s Musketeers got one of the last four bids, playing NC State in the First Four on Tuesday night. It must have been a relief to hear Xavier’s name called on Selection…

  16. Pregame Shootaround: The First Four tips in Dayton

    Mar 18, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Sam Prescott

    What to expect from Tuesday night’s First Four, NIT, CBI and CIT games.

  17. 2014 Big East Tournament Preview: Can Villanova finally beat Creighton?

    Mar 10, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

    James Bell, Zedric Sadler

    Creighton and Villanova are the Big East’s two darlings, but which other teams are best positioned to separate themselves from the conference’s middle and earn a bid?

  18. Late Night Snacks: No. 6 Villanova wins Big East regular season title

    Mar 7, 2014, 2:54 AM EDT

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    Wildcats stay in contention for a No. 1 seed in NCAA tournament, while a Southland shootout takes game of night honors.

  19. Matt Stainbrook’s knee injury just a strained MCL

    Mar 5, 2014, 10:27 AM EDT

    Matt Stainbrook

    Xavier got some excellent news on Tuesday when it was announced that starting center Matt Stainbrook only strained his MCL. Stainbrook landed awkwardly in Monday’s loss to Seton Hall, immediately grabbing his left knee and screaming in pain. It looked like the injury could be quite serious, but according to Xavier, he’s out for Saturday’s…

  20. Xavier frustrates St. John’s in crucial resume game

    Feb 25, 2014, 9:47 PM EDT

    Chris Mack

    There hasn’t been a hotter team in Big East play since late January than St. John’s. Steve Lavin’s squad was both clicking on defense (forcing countless steals) and on offense (consistently converting from two-point range), and the team looked like an shoo-in for an NCAA tournament bid. However, it appears the Red Storm has reverted…

  21. Improved defensive effort helps Xavier snap three-game skid

    Feb 8, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    With No. 6 Villanova and No. 12 Creighton not only headed to the NCAA tournament but in the process of fighting to earn protected (top four) seeds, the Big East has at least two teams who will hear their names called on Selection Sunday. The question at this juncture in the season is who else…

  22. James Bell scores 27 to lead No. 6 Villanova past Xavier

    Feb 3, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT

    Xavier v Villanova

    At this point, we know what we’re getting out of Villanova. They are as tough as any team in the country, they are tough to run offense against because they are effective in different defensive looks, their ability to spread the floor with perimeter-oriented guards makes them difficult to defend and on the nights their…

  23. Xavier suspends reserve forward Jalen Reynolds indefinitely

    Jan 28, 2014, 12:41 PM EDT

    Marquette v Xavier

    On Tuesday afternoon, Xavier head coach Chris Mack announced that Jalen Reynolds has been suspended indefinitely from the basketball team. “All of our players have responsibilities greater than basketball,” Mack said, according to Shannon Russell of the Cincinnati Enquirer. “Any time those responsibilities are not given the appropriate attention, the first thing eliminated to allow…

  24. Providence in the mix atop Big East after beating Xavier

    Jan 25, 2014, 2:26 PM EDT

    Tyler Harris

    Bryce Cotton finished with 25 points and seven assists and LeDontae Henton added 23 points and 11 boards as Providence won their fifth straight game on Saturday, knocking off Xavier 81-72. The Friars moved to 15-5 overall and 5-2 in league play, putting them in a tie with Xavier for third place, just a game…

  25. Xavier forward Kamall Richards suffers torn ACL in left knee

    Jan 19, 2014, 8:31 PM EDT

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    The Xavier Musketeers will be down a big man for the remainder of the season, as it was reported by Shannon Russell of the Cincinnati Enquirer that freshman forward Kamall Richards tore the ACL in his left knee and as a result will miss the remainder of the season. According to the report Richards suffered…