Xavier

Jabril Trawick #55 of the Georgetown Hoyas drives to the basket as Remy Abell #10 of the Xavier Musketeers defends during a semifinal game of the Big East basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Xavier Edges No. 23 Georgetown 65-63 In Big East Semis

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.

03/14/2015

Marquette v St John's

Harrison Scores 20 As St. John’s Beats Xavier For Second Time In 10 Days

D’Angelo Harrison scored 20 points, Sir’Dominic Pointer added 19 and St. John’s beat Xavier 58-57 on Monday for its second win over the Musketeers in 10 days.

02/24/2015

St. John's v Gonzaga

St. John’s Shoots Down Xavier 78-70

Sir’Dominic Pointer matched his career-high with 24 points and St. John’s held on to beat Xavier 78-70 on Saturday.

02/14/2015

Khadeen Carrington #0, Sterling Gibbs #4 and Angel Delgado #31 of Seton Hall during the second half against Villanova in an NCAA college basketball game on January 3, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Gibbs, Whitehead Lead Seton Hall Past Xavier 90-82

Sterling Gibbs scored 22 points, Isaiah Whitehead had 19 and Seton Hall used a late 9-0 run on Saturday to defeat Xavier 90-82.

01/31/2015

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Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Iowa’s Depth, Underrated Opener & More

The Hawkeyes may not have a first-team All-Big Ten player but there are 11 capable pieces on Iowa’s roster that can all impact a game.

10/17/2013

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Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Memphis’ Adjustment, Davis Jazzed & More

One of the more underrated story lines heading into next season is how Memphis will adjust to the American Athletic Conference.

06/21/2013

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Rothstein: 5 Storylines To Follow Ahead Of Selection Sunday; Cincinnati, Xavier & More

Mick Cronin told me last summer that Cincinnati’s bench would be the key to their season and up to this point, the Bearcats’ reserves have been a disappointment.

02/26/2013

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Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Saint Louis, Poythress & More

The Billikens have all the ingredients to beat any team in the country, and are playing their best basketball at the perfect time.

02/25/2013

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Rothstein Files: Mack, Xavier Off To Strong Start In Atlantic 10

If the first two weeks of league play are any indication, the Musketeers will still have a major say in how the final Atlantic 10 standings turn out.

01/22/2013

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Roosevelt Jones gives Butler a different dimension — and it’s a dimension that allowed the Bulldogs to upset top-ranked Indiana.

12/17/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Xavier

Xavier may be the forgotten team in the Atlantic 10 but the Musketeers are much more capable than people realize.

10/31/2012

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Rothstein Files: Atlantic 10 Offseason Notebook

UMass boasts one of the Atlantic 10’s best back courts with do-everything floor general Chaz Williams and Jesse Morgan, a burgeoning off guard who could be one of the league’s best defenders.

09/10/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Tony Criswell may not be in bold print when people talk about Missouri’s prospects for next season, but the JUCO big man is going to have a key role for the Tigers.

08/24/2012

Paul Hewitt (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Temple is now in prime position to challenge for yet another Atlantic 10 title after the Owls officially added Boston University big man Jake O’Brien as a transfer this past week.

08/10/2012

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Rothstein Files: 10 Reasons To Be Excited About The Atlantic-10

Chaz Williams took the conference by storm in his first season in the Atlantic-10 and only figures to be more of a menace in 2012-13.

06/06/2012

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