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This week is a huge opportunity for Xavier

The Muskies hit conference play with an uphill battle in front of them. They have a chance to make some serious headway at home this week.

Sunday Conversation doesn’t think it’s too late for Xavier to make some noise in the Big East

The conference is a mess, but we wouldn’t bet against Xavier fighting towards the top by late February.

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Xavier looking like Xavier

Last night Xavier battled Villanova for 40 minutes and looked like the program we all love.

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Xavier falls to Villanova 85-75: Recap

Xavier @ Villanova: Preview, Players, Keys to the Game, et c.

The defending Big East champs travel to take on their toughest challenger in an early battle for league supremacy.

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Big East Paul Scruggs

Just like last year, Paul is a different guy during conference play - and boy, do we need him.

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