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  1. Top 100 prospect Makinde London commits to Xavier

    Sep 25, 2013, 5:06 PM EDT

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    When the realignment dominoes fell more than a few people wondered what would happen with the reconstituted Big East, especially in regards to the caliber of prospect the ten schools would be able to recruit. Well the conference has done quite well for itself on the recruiting trail this offseason, and on Wednesday Xavier landed…

  2. Xavier guard Myles Davis undergoes minor procedure on left knee

    Sep 6, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT

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    Xavier guard Myles Davis, one of the premier perimeter shooters in the 2012 class, was forced to sit out the entire 2012-13 season after courses he took at Notre Dame Prep were invalidated by the NCAA. So Davis, without the ability to join the Xavier basketball program, was simply a student at Xavier last season.…

  3. No. 16 Saint Louis fails to clinch share of A-10 title with overtime loss to Xavier

    Mar 6, 2013, 11:48 PM EDT

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    Despite clawing back from seven points down in the final 4:40 of regulation to force overtime, No. 16 Saint Louis could not keep pace with Xavier in extra period and fell, 77-66, at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, Wednesday night. The loss snaps and 11-game Saint Louis winning streak and keeps the Billikens from…

  4. Late Night Snacks: Minnesota helps solidify its tourney spot by knocking off No. 1

    Feb 27, 2013, 1:34 AM EDT

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    Game of the Day: Minnesota 77, No. 1 Indiana 73 Indiana has now lost three times this season as a No. 1-ranked team, but the story is more about Minnesota. Coach Tubby Smith brought in a sports psychologist to talk to his team prior to Tuesday’s matchup and it paid off. The Gophers were focused…

  5. Xavier to auction off game-worn Sandy Hook jerseys to benefit victims of school shooting

    Dec 22, 2012, 3:10 PM EDT

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    Xavier did not take the floor Saturday against Wofford in its traditional navy blue and white uniforms. Instead, the Musketeers wore white and green jerseys with “Sandy Hook” stitched across the chest (pictured at right) to honor the victims of the elementary school shooting in Connecticut last week. Not only will Xavier wear the uniforms,…

  6. No criminal charges to be filed against former Xavier forward Dezmine Wells

    Aug 28, 2012, 12:59 PM EDT

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    No criminal charges will be filed against former Xavier forward Dezmine Wells, Shannon Russell of the Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting. According to a release from Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters, the case being reviewed involved allegations of sexual assault against Wells, who was expelled from Xavier earlier this month. “We always take allegations of this…

  7. Xavier head coach Chris Mack stars in ‘Call Me Maybe’ Parody [Video]

    Jul 29, 2012, 9:32 AM EDT

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    Sometimes you just have to watch a video to get the full sense of what is going on. I think this is one of those times. To set the scene: Xavier head coach Chris Mack got his wife and two daughters in on a parody of the hit song “Call Me Maybe,” becoming the next…

  8. Xavier transfer Mark Lyons commits to Arizona

    May 6, 2012, 3:04 PM EDT


    Xavier transfer Mark Lyons is officially headed to Arizona, he tweeted Sunday afternoon. “Excited to be a wildcat!!!!!!!” the tweet reads. Lyons left Xavier in April and it was rumored from the beginning that he could end up at Arizona. Wildcat coach Sean Miller recruited Lyons while he was the head coach at Xavier, and…

  9. Xavier assistant Rasheen Davis leaving to join staff at Manhattan

    Apr 29, 2012, 11:59 AM EDT


    Xavier assistant Rasheen Davis is leaving the Musketeer staff to join Steve Masiello at Manhattan, reports Zach Braziller of the New York Post. has confirmed the news. Davis was at Xavier for two seasons, having come over from Jamie Dixon’s staff at Pittsburgh, where he worked as a video coordinator. The move to Manhattan…

  10. Report: Mark Lyons will not return to Xavier, could transfer

    Apr 22, 2012, 11:34 AM EDT

    MarkLyons’s Jeff Goodman is reporting that guard Mark Lyons will not return to Xavier in 2012-13. Goodman’s sources say that off-court and on-court incidents could have played into the decision. Lyons was suspended for two games early in the year for his part in the Cincinnati-Xavier brawl that took place December 10. On the year,…

  11. Western Michigan transfer Matt Stainbrook commits to Xavier

    Apr 16, 2012, 2:58 PM EDT


    Xavier (literally) got some big help in the frontcourt on Monday afternoon, as 6-9, 290-pound Western Michigan transfer Matt Stainbrook tweeted that he would be headed to play for Chris Mack. He chose Xavier over Wright State and Bradley. “After visiting, it was basically the academics, the athletics and the success they’ve had in the…

  12. Xavier scores verbal commitment from 5-star Chipola guard Chris Thomas

    Apr 5, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT


    It may have been a winding road, but it looks like that road has come to its final destination. According to Evan Daniels of, Chipola Junior College (Fl.) guard Chris Thomas has committed to play for Chris Mack at Xavier. Thomas, originally from Colorado, has at one point or another showcased his talents in…

  13. State of Ohio sends four teams to Sweet 16, 1st time ever

    Mar 19, 2012, 11:24 AM EDT


    If British Prime Minister David Cameron reflects back on his time at the First Four games in Dayton, Ohio, then glances at the 2012 NCAA bracket, he will have thought that he took a trip to the country’s most fertile basketball grounds. As it stands now, four teams from Ohio are dancing in the Sweet…

  14. No dry eyes at the Skip Prosser Classic

    Oct 18, 2010, 6:19 PM EDT

    Xavier plays host to Wake Forest in the Skip Prosser Classic on Dec. 18, but the real show will be when Xavier inducts Prosser into its Hall of Fame. Call it a classy move for a classy guy. The former Musketeers and Demon Deacons coach died unexpectedly in 2007 at age 56. “It’s hard because…

  15. No. 23: Xavier Musketeers

    Oct 13, 2010, 9:38 PM EDT

    2009-10 record: 26-9 (14-2), tied for first in Atlantic 10Lost to Kansas State in Sweet 16Coach: Chris Mack, 26-9, 1 yearLast NCAA miss: 20052010-11 roster [click here]2010-11 schedule [click here] The good: Few teams do consistency like the Musketeers. They’ve been to the last three Sweet 16s and have done so by replacing key players…

  16. Xavier's new uniforms more than just clothes

    Sep 28, 2010, 9:24 PM EDT

    Xavier may play in the A-10, but it’s not really a mid-major. And now the Musketeers have the uniforms to prove it. University of Xavier Much like Gonzaga and Memphis, Xavier claims NCAA tournament success that only BCS schools usually enjoy. Part of that’s due to its allocation of resources on basketball – 30 percent…

  17. Henceforth, he shall be called "Tu"

    Aug 24, 2010, 11:33 PM EDT

    David Kohl/AP Terrell Holloway is known as many things: a hound on defense, a floor leader and one of the keys to another Sweet 16 run for Xavier. Well, now he’ll be known as something else: Tu. The Musketeers’ junior point guard, leading returning scorer and assist man is now officially known as Tu, pronounced…