CINCINNATI (AP) — With Xavier needing a quality win to bolster its NCAA Tournament hopes, coach Travis Steele called each player the night before the team's game against No. 13 Creighton....
CINCINNATI (AP) — Everyone knew Kamar Baldwin would take the final shot. The only question was whether he'd drive to the basket and try to tie, or take another from long range and go for the...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier coach Travis Steele shows his players video of Buster Douglas overcoming a knockdown to upset Mike Tyson for the heavyweight title in 1990. They got the point.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a game they couldn't afford to lose, the Xavier Musketeers rallied just in time and got the biggest shot of the night from a freshman.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler coach LaVall Jordan was looking at how his team could improve.
“We had good team conversation after the Marquette loss (Sunday) about where we can get better and a...
CINCINNATI (AP) — With Xavier badly in need of a win, freshman KyKy Tandy had a career night to help the Musketeers snap a three-game losing streak.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Freshman KyKy Tandy missed the first month of the season with a foot injury and lost a little confidence along the way. In Xavier's first Big East home game, he showed flashes of...
CHICAGO (AP) — One night, it might be Myles Powell, with Seton Hall's pair of 7-foot-2 centers patrolling the lane.
Or Villanova, with its championship pedigree and coach Jay Wright roaming...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Xavier coach Travis Steele likes to say his defense travels, and it certainly made the trip for Sunday’s finale of the Big East-Big 12 Battle.
CINCINNATI (AP) — After the loss to Wake Forest on Saturday, Xavier head coach Travis Steele met with his senior players and challenged them to improve their play. On Wednesday night, point guard...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Naji Marshall opened Xavier's scoring with a no-hesitation 3. He hit a floater and a fade-away jumper, all in the opening minutes.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier coach Travis Steele was concerned about his team’s focus for Wednesday’s game against Wisconsin Green Bay with a matchup with crosstown rival Cincinnati coming up next....
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Xavier seems to face a test almost every time it plays. The good thing for the 18th-ranked Musketeers is they have passed them all in their undefeated start.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Paul Scruggs saw an opening and went to the basket for the shot that would finally give No. 21 Xavier some breathing room.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Tyrique Jones finished as one of Xavier's leading scorers. His biggest contribution may have come during the first media timeout.
CINCINNATI (AP) — It's easy to see why Xavier has some lofty aspirations this season, even if the Musketeers are just beginning to work out the kinks.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Senior point guard Quentin Goodin dashed to the free throw line, received a pass and, without hesitation, bounced the ball inside to a forward breaking toward the basket for a...
NEW YORK (AP) — This time last year, Zach Hankins was leading Ferris State to a Division II national championship.
On Thursday, he was the best player on the floor for Xavier at Madison...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Things weren't looking good for Xavier at the last media timeout, with the Musketeers trailing by 10 points and struggling to make shots. Coach Travis Steele reminded the Musketeers that they were capable of an improbable rally.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Paul Scruggs found out shortly before the opening tip that Xavier would be missing its point guard. He moved into the role and had a career night.
The sophomore scored 21 points and set career highs with eight assists and four steals Wednesday night, steadying Xavier's illness-depleted lineup to its fourth straight victory, 82-61 over Ohio.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier still is learning under first-year head coach Travis Steele, and maintaining defensive intensity for 40 minutes is something he continues to hammer home.
On Saturday afternoon in Cintas Center, Naji Marshall scored 14 points and Tyrique Jones, Ryan Welage and Zach Hankins each scored 11 lifting the Musketeers past Oakland 73-63.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The most important decision in Travis Steele's debut was also his easiest: Run some plays to get Ryan Welage the ball.
Welage scored 21 of his 24 points in the second half on Tuesday night as Xavier blew an 18-point lead before rallying for an 82-69 victory over IUPUI in Steele's debut as the Musketeers coach.
Last season: 29-6, lost to Florida State in second round of NCAA Tournament.
Coach: Travis Steele.
Conference: Big East.
Who's gone: Coach Chris Mack (Louisville), guard Trevon Bluiett, guard J.P. Macura, forward Kerem Kanter, forward Kaiser Gates, forward Sean O'Mara.
CINCINNATI (AP) — With a senior-laden team, Xavier won its first Big East regular season championship and got its first No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. A second-round loss abruptly ended everything and began a transition that's still in progress entering the new season.