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A New Era in the Big East

Big East Conference

By Erika Kincaid,

It would seem that the Big East Conference faces quite the challenge this season. 

Xavier’s Freshman All American Semaj Christon

Semaj Christon; Credit Rant Sports

Semaj Christon; Credit Rant Sports

By: Alexander Onaindia

Xavier’s Semaj Christon was one of the bright young stars in college basketball last season. Christon, a 6’3 guard from Cincinnati, Ohio, shined for Xavier in 2012-2013.

Bracket 68: Amongst The Top Rounding Out February

Georgia DomeBy Anthony Weihofen,

With this being the last week in February one of the biggest events in sports is right around the corner. That’s right, this means that March Madness is right around the corner, so let’s review some of the conference leaders.

Though the American East conference is not exactly most known for it’s basketball teams the Stony Brook Seawolves are having a great season. They are on top of the American East with only two games left in the season. 

Xavier Unviersity Not Ready For March Madness

Xavier

Xavier is at 12-8 and is on the outside looking in the tourney.

By Anthony Weihofen

Although the Xavier Musketeers started the season off winning three of their first four games of the season they have struggled lately and probably should not get their hopes up looking deep into the big tournament in March.

The Musketeers do not look real impressive so far this year as they have an overall 12-8 record and would need to win at least 75-percent of the remainder of their season in order to make the tournament. Most teams that enter March Madness tournament or at least do well in it usually end their seasons with no more than 8-10 losses and even that is pushing it.

Cincinatti Beats Crosstown Rival Xavier

Sean Kilpatrick, Credit AP

Sean Kilpatrick, Credit AP

By Chris Ramirez

Cincinnati, OH - Sean Kilpatrick scored 25 points, as 11th ranked Cincinnati defeated Xavier, 60-45, at U.S. Bank Arena. It was the first meeting since last season’s ugly brawl. Last year’s 76-53 win by Xavier was remembered for a benches-clearing incident that resulted in ejections and subsequent suspensions for both squads. “Last year’s incident is something that isn’t going to happen again,” Xavier guard Brad Redford said. “I think that both of these teams have a lot of respect for each other.”

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