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Xavier 67-84 Creighton: Takeaways from a road beat down

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Xavier v. Creighton: preview, matchups, keys to the game

These teams battled to the wire at Cintas. The return leg isn’t likely to be any easier for the Muskies.

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What is going with Xavier in the NET?

Xavier is 9-1 in the Big East and 6-3 in Q1 games, but is fourth in the conference in NET. Why?

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The Muskies get right with a huge road win

0-2 wouldn’t have been the end of the world this week, but we don’t have to worry about that now.

Xavier 82-79 UConn: Tough teams win tough games

It wasn’t easy, but sometimes that makes it better.

Xavier v. UConn: preview, matchups, keys to the game

After a rough week against the bottom of the league, Xavier has to take on two top-tier programs on the road. First up is the return leg of their matchup with UConn.

Xavier Nation takes a deep breath

Xavier struggled to do much of anything last week. That doesn’t have to set the tone going forward, but it doesn’t get easier from here.

Xavier vs. Georgetown Takeaways

Xavier v. Georgetown: preview, matchups, keys to the game

Both of these teams are looking to bounce back, though one is in a little deeper hole than the other.

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One bad game

Don’t panic.

It all goes wrong: Takeaways from a resume scarring loss to DePaul

The more things change, the more they stay the same

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Xavier v. DePaul: preview, matchups, keys to the game

Xavier has a tricky road trip at DePaul to avoid undoing some of the good they accomplished in the last week.

Just a little peek ahead

College basketball is about March. That’s still a long way off, but a glance that way is pertinent now.

Xavier battles Marquette for 37 minutes to get the ball to their closer

The Golden Eagles often took the fight to Xavier at Cintas. In the end, it was who we knew it was going to be.

Xavier v. Marquette: preview, matchups, keys to the game

Xavier has a chance to end the brief homestand by putting a big marker down in league play.

AP, KP, the NET, and trying to figure out who is actually good

Between human voters and various computer numbers, it’s getting confusing to figure out who is good and who is just a metric mirage

Nobody has been better than Xavier since Thanksgiving

The Muskies compiled some "good losses", then just stopped losing at all.

On Scene: Xavier takes down Creighton at home

I love the Cintas.

Xavier 90-87 Creighton: Takeaways from an incredible game

Xavier weathered every Creighton run and then responded with a knockout blow to win a massive Big East Q1 tilt.

Xavier v. Creighton: Preview, Matchups, Keys to the game

The Bluejays were hot favorites to win the Big East this season, but will come to Cintas needing a win to keep their fading hopes alive.

How far can Xavier go without bench depth?

The Muskies currently go about seven players deep; is that enough?

Defense or depth?

Xavier’s offense and coaching are elite, but the team isn’t without issues.

What’s in the NET today?

I will not get too excited. I will not get too excited. I will not get too excited.

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Takeaways from lifting the curse

Xavier, for the first time since the 1950s, beat Villanova on the road. In doing so they seized control of the Big East.

Xavier v. Villanova: Preview, matchups, keys to the game

Xavier sets out on Saturday to do something they have never done: win a Big East game at Villanova.

The case for going super big

Xavier has a chance to run a gimmick lineup that might just give them a leg up on the top of the league.

Is the Big East better than we thought?

UConn has lost two in a row, but that may not mean they are swooning so much as the conference is very good.

Of Carts and Horses

Xavier is off to a good start, but there is a long way left to go in the season.

The inexplicable draw of the AP poll

Xavier is now ranked in the AP poll, but why do we care?

What’s in the NET today?

Things are shaking up as the Big East gets just that little bit better

The Big East is stratifying early

UConn is still probably the favorite, but there isn’t that much to separate at the top.

Sunday Conversation: Kicking the year off right (not wide left)

Xavier ended 2022 with a win so good we couldn’t keep from talking about it more.

Xavier and UConn battle to the wire in a Big East instant classic

Everyone got their money’s worth at Cintas today.