Justin Martin led a 13-point run that opened the second half and swept Xavier to a 70-60 victory over St. John’s on Tuesday in the tip-off game for the reconfigured Big East.
Xavier honored victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings during its 56-55 loss to Wofford on Saturday.
For Miller and Lyons, the connection was instant. Miller recruited the talented guard when he was head coach at Xavier and he needed an elite-level player to lead his offense.
Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.
After the Bearcats nasty brawl at the end of their game with Xavier on December 10th, Mick Cronin finally had found the right moment to connect with his team — even if it wasn’t under the best of circumstances.
Naismith Award candidate Tu Holloway returns to Xavier and nine other reasons the Atlantic 10 will be fun to watch this year.