No. 5 Providence def. No. 1 Xavier, 75-72 Providence upset top-seeded Xavier with a stunning comeback in the semifinals of the Big East Tournament. Providence was down by as many as 17 points in the game but used a 46-29 advantage in the second half and overtime to upend the Musketeers. Alpha Diallo and Rodney
No. 1 Xavier def. No. 8 St. John’s, 80-68 First Team All-Big East guard Trevon Bluiett led Xavier with a game-high 27 points. The first half fed more into the momentum of the Red Storm, with less scoring and more grit. Xavier only held a four-point lead at the half. But the second half burst
Oh, March, how the college basketball world has missed you. You are a month that draws fans to the game and even those who aren’t fans to tune in and see what all the buzz is about. However, before the 68 teams that are selected into the ultimate bracket, there is one major tournament that occurs first.
March Madness is heating up. After the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, 16 programs emerged still vying for a chance to win a national championship. Now, the field has been further diminished to 8 and we are seeing more competitive and close games as the road to Phoenix draws closer. We have seen teams triumph,
A year after reaching the National Championship Game, #7 Wisconsin is headed to the Sweet 16 after a buzzer-beating three-pointer from junior guard Bronson Koenig lifted them 66-63 over the #2 Xavier Musketeers. Koenig received the inbounds pass, took a dribble to square himself up then launched a tough, fading three-point bomb that was nothing
The 2014 Big East Tournament was filled with many surprises and disappointments making it one that we will all remember. The Providence Friars were the 2014 Big East Conference Tournament champions. Their path to the championship became easier with the surprise loss by Villanova to Seton Hall in the second round. Providence went on to
Jalen Reynolds of Xavier hopping into today’s top plays https://t.co/96Xkas1SOj — Basketball Society (@BBallSociety_) February 7, 2015 VIDEO: Jalen Reynolds of Xavier catches alley-oop off the glass An early candidate for top play of the day from Jalen Reynolds of Xavier catching a sick alley-oop pass off the backboard.