Xavier Rumors & News

  • Colorado hands No. 13 Xavier second straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "BOULDER, Colo. -- Tad Boyle has been left out of the Big Dance with a 20-win team. He's hoping a signature win in the nonconference season will beef up the Colorado Buffaloes' resume. Derrick White scored a season-high 23 points, Xavier Johnson had 18, and Colorado beat No. 13 Xavier 68-66..." December 08

  • Lecomte, No. 9 Baylor too strong for No. 7 Xavier

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- This college basketball season isn't even a month old but Baylor has already put together a rock-solid NCAA Tournament resume. The ninth-ranked Bears added another impressive bullet point as they dismissed No. 7 Xavier, 76-61, on Saturday at the Ferrell Center. Baylor..." December 03

  • Bluiett leads unbeaten Xavier over ND State

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Xavier junior guard Trevon Bluiett lost around 20 pounds during the offseason to get quicker and more athletic to the rim. The result is Bluiett becoming a more complete player, something that was on display Tuesday night. Bluiett scored 23 points with five rebounds and seven..." November 29

  • No. 9 Xavier doubles up on Northern Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Playing a good shooting team like Northern Iowa twice in six days is a unique challenge. But ninth-ranked Xavier handled the situation as well as possible on Saturday afternoon. "You're not going to put a whole lot in," said Musketeers head coach Chris Mack. "The personnel's..." November 26

  • No. 11 Xavier tops UNI to take Tire Pros Invite

    The Sports Xchange "It is only November, but Xavier coach Chris Mack believes his team's performance this week in winning the Tire Pros Invitational will pay off in March. Trevon Bluiett and Edmond Sumner combined for 38 points, and No. 11 Xavier knocked off scrappy Northern Iowa 67-59 Sunday in the tournament..." November 20

  • Macura's career-high 28 leads No. 11 Xavier past Clemson

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- It seemed like Xavier's J.P. Macura was playing a game of H-O-R-S-E, and winning time and time again. Regardless of his launch point, Macura seldom missed Friday afternoon, scoring a career-high 28 points as No. 11 Xavier held off Clemson 83-77 in the semifinals of the Tire..." November 18

  • No. 11 Xavier edges Missouri in OT

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- The deck appeared to be stacked against 11th-ranked Xavier in the second half of Thursday's game against the Missouri Tigers at the Tire Pros Invitational. Leading Xavier scorer Trevon Bluiett spent most of the second half on the bench with four fouls, and RaShid Gaston and..." November 17

  • No. 11 Xavier blasts Buffalo in foul-plagued game

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- With barely two days to prepare for Monday night's game against Buffalo, Xavier didn't have much time to work on its defense after Lehigh scored 81 points in Friday night's regular-season opener. "Practice these past couple days was really geared toward defense," said forward..." November 14

  • Bluiett, Sumner lift No. 7 Xavier past Lehigh

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI – According to the stat sheet, junior guard Trevon Bluiett had a monster game for 7th-ranked Xavier on Friday, scoring a career-high 25 points with 11 rebounds and three assists. But, after his team’s sloppy effort in an 84-81 victory over Lehigh in the regular season opener at..." November 11

  • Xavier lands huge addition with commit of 4-star PG Paul Scruggs

    Today's U "Xavier coach Chris Mack landed himself a huge commitment Friday when class of 2017 four-star point guard Paul Scruggs offered up verbal pledge to play for the Musketeers. Scruggs took to Twitter to make his announcement. “I am blessed to say that I am committed to Xavier University,” Scruggs..." October 15

  • XU's Tyrique Jones fully eligible

    Cincinnati Enquirer "While the Myles Davis suspension remains in a holding pattern, there is some good news on the Xavier front: Tyrique Jones is eligible. The 6-foot-9 forward has been cleared academically and deemed a full qualifier, giving Xavier another option in the frontcourt. Jones will have a chance to..." September 20

  • Xavier's Myles Davis suspended indefinitely

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Xavier coach Chris Mack announced Thursday night that senior guard Myles Davis has been suspended indefinitely. While Mack did not cite specific reasons, court documents show that Davis is facing a second criminal charge involving his former girlfriend, Kiley Stoll." September 02

  • 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