Is The Big East Back?The Big East, with six NCAA Tournament teams, including Villanova and Xavier as #1 seeds, has reestablished itself as an elite conference.
Xavier Upsets Arizona, Wins Spot In Elite 8Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O'Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona in the West Region on Thursday night.
2017 Big East Basketball Tournament PreviewThe Big East Tournament may seem like Villanova's for the taking, but Butler and others will challenge them come tipoff Wednesday.
Xavier's Road To The NCAA TournamentSet to make their 25th appearance, the Musketeers look capable of breaking through. They lost just five games this season and earned a 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
St. John's Losing Streak At 13 After Falling To Xavier, 90-83The sixth-ranked Musketeers were challenged by last-place St. John’s on Wednesday night but managed to avoid the upset.
Red Storm Hang Around But Fall To Xavier 74-66Xavier coach Chris Mack etched his name in the school's record book after the 10th-ranked Musketeers posted a 74-66 win over St. John's.
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.