Xavier Edges No. 23 Georgetown 65-63 In Big East SemisMatt 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.
Harrison Scores 20 As St. John’s Beats Xavier For Second Time In 10 DaysD'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.
St. John's Shoots Down Xavier 78-70Sir'Dominic Pointer matched his career-high with 24 points and St. John's held on to beat Xavier 78-70 on Saturday.
Gibbs, Whitehead Lead Seton Hall Past Xavier 90-82Sterling Gibbs scored 22 points, Isaiah Whitehead had 19 and Seton Hall used a late 9-0 run on Saturday to defeat Xavier 90-82.
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Iowa's Depth, Underrated Opener & MoreThe 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.
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Memphis' Adjustment, Davis Jazzed & MoreOne of the more underrated story lines heading into next season is how Memphis will adjust to the American Athletic Conference.
Rothstein: 5 Storylines To Follow Ahead Of Selection Sunday; Cincinnati, Xavier & MoreMick 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.
Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Saint Louis, Poythress & MoreThe Billikens have all the ingredients to beat any team in the country, and are playing their best basketball at the perfect time.
Rothstein Files: Mack, Xavier Off To Strong Start In Atlantic 10If 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.
Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookRoosevelt Jones gives Butler a different dimension -- and it's a dimension that allowed the Bulldogs to upset top-ranked Indiana.
Rothstein Files: Five Observations From XavierXavier may be the forgotten team in the Atlantic 10 but the Musketeers are much more capable than people realize.
Rothstein Files: Atlantic 10 Offseason NotebookUMass 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.