Things have changed a lot since the days of Spencer Haywood. Detroit is a legit buy game now, and the last opponent before Big East play for Xavier.
Coach Steele will push the men on to Missouri in December to take on the Tigers in a rematch of a second-round matchup that never happened.
The Colonels are Xavier’s first opponent in the stretch that leads to the Big East.
The Crosstown Shootout is on enemy ground this year, as Xavier travels to UC’s newly-renovated arena to take on the Bearcats.
Ohio U is keyed for another run at some postseason glory, and adding Xavier’s name to their win column would be a huge coup.
A massive exodus from an already mediocre team has left the Grizzlies in a really bad spot for the upcoming season.
That’s right, the Redhawks are back on the schedule. This rivalry, though, has changed in scope since these times last met.
Auburn looms as a sneaky good team out of the SEC as Xavier’s schedule toughens.
The Gavitt Games have somehow been a home-and-home with Wisconsin for Xavier. What a crock of crap; bring on the Big 12.
The Purple Aces no longer play in sleeves, but they still... I don’t know, actually. I don’t pay attention to Evansville basketball and I’m writing this before I research the post.
Xavier’s basketball season will kick off with a visit from the fearsome Jaguars of Indiana University - Purdue University Indiana.