No. 12-Seeded Xavier Loses Big against No. 12-Seeded NC State 74-59 in NCAA Tournament

On Tuesday, March 18, No. 12-seeded Xavier was smoked by No. 12-seeded NC State 74-59 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.


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NC State vs Xavier: Recap Notes

    Isaiah Philmore has five straight double-digit point games. Lennard Freeman has led the team in rebounding seven times in 35 games this season.
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No.12-Seeded Xavier (21-12) vs. No.12-Seeded NC State (21-13) in First Round

12th-seeded Xavier battles 12th-seeded NC State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at University of Dayton Arena on Tuesday. Tipoff is at 9:10 p.m. ET and it can be seen on truTV.

The Musketeers fell 86-78 to Creighton on March 14. Isaiah Philmore finished with 23 points and seven rebounds in the loss. He contributes 5. Read more...

6 months ago

Villanova Leads Two Big East Teams at #6 in Latest AP Poll: Mar 17th, 2014

Two teams from the Big East find a home in this week's AP Top 25 poll. They are Villanova at #6 and Creighton (#16).

Villanova moves down three spots in the poll following a single game that resulted in an upset loss on the road to Seton Hall, 64-63.

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6 months ago

Xavier Drops One to No. 14 Creighton 86-78

On Friday, March. 14, Xavier allowed 33 points from three-point territory to No. 14 Creighton and stumbled against the Bluejays 86-78 in conference play. With the loss, the Musketeers go to 1-3 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Musketeers got a good effort from Isaiah Philmore, who got a team-high 23 points and seven rebounds. Read more...

6 months ago

Xavier vs Creighton: Recap Notes

    This marks the 84th 20-point game of Doug McDermott's career. XU set season lows for blocks (0) and turnovers (4).
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6 months ago

Xavier (21-11) vs. No. 14 Creighton (25-6)

Xavier matches up against No. 14 Creighton on Friday. Tipoff is at 9:30 p.m. ET and you can catch it on FS1. The Musketeers beat the Bluejays 75-69 on Mar. 1 and are 2-1 against them over the last four years.

The Musketeers got past Marquette 68-65 on Mar. 13 with the help of 19 points from Justin Martin. He contributes 5. Read more...

6 months ago

Xavier Slips by Marquette 68-65

Xavier slipped by Marquette 68-65 in Big East action on Thursday, Mar. 13. The Musketeers tie the season series against Marquette at 1-1 with the win. The Musketeers got the win with a team-high 19 points and four rebounds from Justin Martin. Dee Davis also had a good game, scoring seven points (5 Stl 3 Ast). Todd Mayo got 21 points and three assists for the Golden Eagles.

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6 months ago

Marquette vs Xavier: Recap Notes

    Xavier has won 80 percent of the time this season (8-2) after committing 10 or fewer turnovers. Xavier started 21-11 during the 2011 and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
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6 months ago

Updated: Xavier (20-11) Takes On Marquette (17-14)

Xavier matches up against Marquette on Thursday. The game gets underway at 9:30 p.m. ET and you can catch it on FS1. The Musketeers lost to the Golden Eagles 81-72 on Feb. 15 and are 1-3 against them over the last four years.

In their last outing, despite 20 points and six rebounds from Justin Martin, the Musketeers fell to Villanova 77-70 on Mar. 6. Read more...

6 months ago

T.J. Warren from NC State Wins StatSheet NCAA Player of the Week - March 10th, 2014

With two outings that included a team season high in scoring, T.J. Warren, a 6-8 sophomore from NC State, is the StatSheet NCAA Player of the Week. StatSheet's NCAA Freshman of the Week is West Virginia's Devin Williams and StatSheet's NCAA 6th Man of the Week is Marquette's Todd Mayo.

Warren led the entire NCAA in scoring (41.5 pts per game). Read more...

6 months ago

Villanova Leads Two Big East Teams at #3 in AP Poll: Mar 10th, 2014

Two Big East teams land in this week's AP Top 25 poll. They are Villanova at #3 and Creighton (#14).

Villanova moves up three spots in the poll following a week that began with a win at Xavier, 77-70. After that came another win at home against Georgetown, 77-59.

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6 months ago

Xavier Falls to No. 6 Villanova 77-70

Xavier took a home loss to No. 6 Villanova 77-70 in conference play on Thursday, Mar. 6. With the loss, the Musketeers are now 1-2 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Musketeers were led by Semaj Christon, who got 18 points and six assists. Justin Martin also put in a solid contribution, scoring a game-high 20 points and adding six rebounds. Read more...

6 months ago

Villanova vs Xavier: Recap Notes

    Xavier has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording 30 or fewer rebounds. The last time XU started the season 20-11 was 2011.
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6 months ago

Updated: Xavier (20-10) vs. No. 6 Villanova (26-3)

Xavier hosts No. 6 Villanova at Cintas Center on Thursday. It gets started at 7 p.m. ET and you can catch it on FS1. The Musketeers fell to the Wildcats 81-58 on Feb. 3.

In their last outing, despite 28 points from Semaj Christon, the Musketeers fell to Seton Hall 71-62 on Mar. 3. A crucial part of the team, he leads the way with 17.0 points per game and 1. Read more...

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Big East Standings

OverallConf
1 Villanova 29-5 16-2
2 Creighton 27-8 14-4
3 Providence 23-12 10-8
 3Xavier 21-13 10-8
3 St. John's 20-13 10-8
6 Marquette 17-15 9-9
7 Georgetown 18-15 8-10
8 Seton Hall 17-17 6-12
9 Butler 14-17 4-14
10 DePaul 12-21 3-15
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#5 Remy Abell Jr G 6-4 200
#22 Landen Amos Sr G 6-4 185
#0 Semaj Christon So G 6-3 190
#32 Kevin Coker So F 6-6 200
#11 Dee Davis Jr G 6-0 161
#15 Myles Davis Fr G 6-2 195
#2 James Farr So F 6-9 237
#20 Justin Martin Jr F 6-6 205
#31 Isaiah Philmore Sr F 6-8 230
#3 B. Randolph Fr G 6-1 190
#1 Jalen Reynolds Fr F 6-9 222
#24 Kamall Richards Fr F 6-6 210
#40 Matt Stainbrook Jr C 6-10 263
#21 Tim Stainbrook Fr F 6-5 180
#35 Erik Stenger Sr F 6-8 207
#14 Tim Whelan Sr G 5-9 160