Xavier Musketeers News
With Thad Matta out, whom should the Buckeyes go after?
It wasn't all that surprising that Thad Matta won't be coaching at Ohio State this coming season, but the timing was the baffling part of Matta's departure on Monday. The first week of June isn't usually when you decide to make a coaching change. Not unless something crazy happens. Matta took over
Arizona makes huge move in Way-Too-Early Top 25
On Wednesday, the college basketball scene for 2017-18 began to take shape as players who'd entered the NBA draft without hiring agents had to withdraw if they intended to retain their collegiate eligibility. Those decisions rocked some programs and enhanced others. But the guessing games of the
Xavier scores huge 'Sweet 16' upset
11th seeded Xavier upset number two seed University of Arizona while Oregon topped Michigan to advance to the Elite 8 along with Kansas and Gonzaga.
Gonzaga provides some stability
It wasn't quite as crazy as last week, but there were still 11 teams that lost, including Wisconsin's setback against Northwestern in Madison. Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 ?| Week 4 ?| Week 5 ?| Week 6? ?| Week 7 | Week 8 | Week 9 | Week 10 | Week 11 | Week 12 1. Gonzaga Bulldogs Record: 26-0 Last
March is coming, so it's time to get some things straight
The Super Bowl was a prime example from the sadistic ground acquisition game of a principle The Bilastrator has been providing to you since The Bilas Index was charitably shared with you, the unwashed masses. It is beyond tempting to think of the Patriots' victory (in a game in which New England
Kansas ascends to No. 1 after high-profile win at Kentucky
It wasn't an easy decision to choose the No. 1 team in the country. Sure, Gonzaga is the only one without a blemish but the Zags haven't been tested like the others in the equation. After a road win at Rupp in Lexington, Kansas is most deserving of the top spot. Plenty of teams had rough weeks.
Beating UCLA moves Arizona into the top 10
Villanova held firm at No. 1, but there was plenty of news this past week. Arizona made the biggest move after getting Allonzo Trier back from suspension and beating UCLA at Pauley Pavilion. Florida State was also impressive, beating Notre Dame and Louisville. No one had a tougher week than
Myles Davis says he's done at Xavier three games after returning
Xavier basketball standout Myles Davis says he's leaving school. Davis made the announcement Friday, less than two weeks after he was reinstated following a suspension. Xavier suspended Davis before the start of this season while he faced misdemeanor charges in court for allegedly damaging his
Villanova back at No. 1 after Baylor falls
Baylor's stint as the No. 1 team in the country lasted one week -- and in actuality, one day, as the Bears lost Monday in Morgantown. Now it's a close call among the top half-dozen teams in the country, and we'll give Villanova the slight nod after it pounded Xavier. UCLA, Kansas, Gonzaga, Baylor
FSU, Virginia Tech make the ACC even more formidable
It was mayhem this past week as 11 of the top 25 teams suffered a setback -- and seven of them went down to teams that weren't in the power rankings. Oregon cracked the top 25 with a healthy Dillon Brooks ; the Ducks beat UCLA and crushed USC. A pair of ACC teams -- Florida State and Virginia Tech