Xavier Rumors & News

  • Xavier player Myles Davis' ex-girlfriend gets protective order

    Cincinnati Enquirer "A judge has ordered Xavier basketball player Myles Davis to stay away from a former girlfriend who accused him of threatening her, breaking her cellphones, punching holes in her wall and trying “to punch through my windows.” Davis, a 22-year-old senior guard, was in Kenton County District Court..." July 21

  • Report: Florida A&M grad transfer Malcolm Bernard heading to Xavier

    The Score "Former Florida A&M forward Malcolm Bernard has finally decided on Xavier, according to Jeff Borzello of ESPN. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound forward originally committed to transfer to Richmond in April before decommitting back in June. Bernard is eligible to play immediately since he is a grad..." July 19

  • Kentucky transfer Charles Matthews chooses Michigan over Xavier

    CBS Sports "Multiple reports have Charles Matthews -- a four-star shooting guard in the class of 2015 -- leaving Kentucky to play for John Beilein at Michigan. Matthews wasn't a factor for UK last year; he put up 1.7 points and 1.6 boards per game during his freshman campaign. Could he have seen more..." June 22

  • Trevon Bluiett to withdraw from NBA Draft, return to Xavier

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Xavier's Trevon Bluiett said he will withdraw from the NBA Draft and return to the Musketeers for his junior season, ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman reported via Twitter on Monday afternoon. The Enquirer's Shannon Russell reported in late March that Bluiett and red-shirt junior Jalen Reynolds would..." May 23

  • Xavier transfer Makinde London lands at Chattanooga

    Banners on the Parkway "Makinde's stated reason for transferring was to get closer to home, and good on the lad, because he's done just that. Chattanooga was a program on the rise under Will Wade, who jumped ship for the VCU job when it came open, and has continued to be under the direction of Matt McCall. McCall..." May 11

  • Report: Jalen Reynolds hires agent

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Jalen Reynolds revealed in March that he would be testing the NBA draft waters without hiring an agent, thus preserving his final year of eligibility in the event he wanted to return to Xavier. It appears that that ship has sailed. Per a report by Shams Charania, Reynolds has hired..." April 19

  • Xavier extends Chris Mack's contract through 2021-22

    The Score "Xavier and Chris Mack have agreed on a contract extension to keep the head coach with the program through the 2021-22 season. The deal adds an extra year to Mack's current contract. "We are proud of what this team achieved this season but are not satisfied," Mack said. "We have lofty goals for..." April 14

  • Xavier's Austin to transfer in search of playing time

    Cincinnati Enquirer "On the heels of Makinde London's decision to transfer, Xavier announced sophomore Larry Austin Jr. also will leave the program to play elsewhere. "Larry stated to us that he has a desire to transfer with a hope of getting more playing time," Xavier coach Chris Mack said. "We appreciate Larry’s..." April 14

  • Xavier's Macura pulled down pants in Oakley bar

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Xavier University basketball player J.P. Macura faces misdemeanor charges after court documents say he "did knowingly pull his pants down" in an Oakley bar early Thursday morning. The incident happened at R.P. McMurphy's Irish Pub on Wasson Road. Court documents say several people were present..." March 31

  • Xavier's Bluiett will test NBA draft waters; Sumner will not

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Xavier sophomore Trevon Bluiett will test the NBA draft waters without hiring representation and teammate Edmond Sumner made clear he's not exploring that option just yet. Bluiett, who led Xavier in scoring with 15.1 points per game and earned All-Big East First Team honors, is not listed as a..." March 29

  • Koenig's buzzer-beater leads Wisconsin past Xavier

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- Bronson Koenig had a simple instruction for teammate Ethan Happ as Wisconsin broke its huddle following a timeout with two seconds left Sunday night in a tie game. "If I'm open, pass me the ball," the Badgers junior guard said. Like any good freshman, Happ listened. Koenig..." March 21

  • Xavier controls Weber State to advance

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- Although 15th-seeded Weber State rallied to make things interesting for most of the second half, 2nd-seeded Xavier remained in control throughout its first round game in the NCAA Tournament's East Region. An 8-0 run late in the half finally ended the Wildcats' hopes of the day's..." March 19

  • Seton Hall earns semifinal win over No. 5 Xavier

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Isaiah Whitehead and Khadeen Carrington, separated by just a few stops on the subway growing up in Brooklyn, had a pact that they would be responsible for putting Seton Hall back on the Big East Conference landscape. The sophomore guards took a major step in that resurgence,..." March 12

  • Xavier stymies Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The defensive effort that eluded No. 5 Xavier in its final three regular-season games returned in a 90-72 victory over Marquette on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. The Musketeers (27-4) held Marquette to 38.1 percent from the..." March 10

  • No. 5 Musaketeers survive late run by Bluejays

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Xavier coach Chris Mack wasn't as concerned with Creighton scoring 93 points on Saturday as he was about how it all transpired. In the end, the Musketeers will take the win and the sliver of momentum it provides them heading into the Big East Conference tournament...." March 05

  • Seton Hall knocks off No. 5 Xavier

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- Seton Hall knocked off a top-5 team for only the sixth time in school history, turning back No. 5 Xavier with a wire-to-wire 90-81 win Sunday at the Prudential Center. The last time the Pirates (21-7, 11-5 Big East) defeated a highly ranked team was in 2014 when they thwarted..." February 28

  • No. 5 Xavier takes down No. 1 Villanova

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- There was no court-storming on Wednesday night at Cintas Center following fifth-ranked Xavier's win over No. 1-ranked Villanova. And while the public address announcer encouraged fans to remain in their seats, there was a sense that the Musketeers' goals are bigger than beating..." February 24

  • No. 8 Xavier cruises past Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- It was a career-high scoring day for Xavier guard Edmond Sumner. And it was a very good day for the No. 8 Musketeers bench, which scored 32 points in an 88-70 victory on Saturday over host Georgetown in Big East Conference play. "He was a roadrunner out there," Xavier coach..." February 20

  • Davis' triple-double carries No. 8 Xavier past No. 23 Providence

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Myles Davis came to Xavier with the reputation of being a dead-eye perimeter shooter. The junior guard has since improved in every facet. On Wednesday night, he did it all. Davis recorded Xavier's first triple-double in four years, and guard Trevon Bluiett had a..." February 17

  • Xavier does it on both sides of ball

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- High-percentage field goal shooting (56.9), including 9-of-18 from 3-point range, laid the victory foundation for No. 5 Xavier on Saturday at Butler, but it was the Musketeers' smothering defense that finished the project. Xavier used a 25-6 first-half closing run as the..." February 13