After years as one of college basketball's top mid-majors, Chris Mack and the Xavier Musketeers are now the class of the sport and primed for a Final Four run.
On the sidelines, Mick Cronin is a firestorm of kinetic intensity. But the arterial dissection that forced him to miss most of last season was something of a reckoning. Now he's back, with what is likely the best team of his UC career. Kinder and gentler? Not on your life.
A local, national, and minutiae-driven guide to the 2015 NCAA tournament. Happy Madness, everyone.
By day, 6-foot-10, 270-pound Matt Stainbrook is the starting center for the Xavier Musketeers men’s basketball team. By night, he’s an Uber driver.
It took a pair of homegrown coaches with ambitions to stick around in the wake of the 2011 Crosstown Shootout brawl to keep the tradition alive.
Examining the possibility of UC, Xavier, and OSU all missing the NCAA Tournament.
A year after the brawl, can UC and XU successfully rebrand their basketball rivalry? It depends how you define “success.”
By pushing his players to the edge, Chris Mack had Xavier men’s basketball in position for its best season yet. Then the brawl stole the team’s mojo. Now it’s up to Mack to recapture the Xavier Way.
An open letter on behalf of Mick Cronin, a man in need of better fans.
The Xavier women's basketball team has advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament twice in program history, and Amy Waugh was on hand both times.