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  • Xavier, Ohio, men's hoops coach extended 2 years

    Xavier University has added two years to men's basketball coach Chris Mack's contract.


  • North Carolina State forward T.J. Warren shoots during practice for an NCAA college basketball tournament game, Monday, March 17, 2014, in Dayton, Ohio. NC State plays Xavier on Tuesday in a first round game. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

    Xavier in familiar place vs new foe in NC State

    Get on Interstate 75, drive north for less than an hour, play in an arena that's been a mainstay on the schedule for decades. Seems like Xavier has a built-in advantage for its opening NCAA game.


  • Creighton's Doug McDermott fights for control of the ball with Xavier's Dee Davis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big East Conference men's tournament Friday, March 14, 2014, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    No. 14 Creighton beats Xavier 86-78 to reach final

    Xavier was 19 points behind the best offensive team in the Big East. The Musketeers came up with a great effort, making a 20-6 run that got them within five points of Creighton before their rally sputtered.


  • Xavier's Justin Martin (20) protects the ball from Marquette's Todd Mayo, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Big East Conference tournament on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Xavier beats Marquette 68-65 to reach semis

    Either Xavier or Creighton will reach the championship game of the Big East tournament in its first year in the conference.


  • Xavier downs St. John's 65-53

    After his club's 74-52 blowout loss at Georgetown this past Saturday, Xavier head coach Chris Mack struggled internally with the question of how hard he should practice his team prior to their Tuesday night showdown against St. John's. Ultimately, he decided to put the team through some strenuous workouts.


  • Georgetown guard Markel Starks (5) goes to the basket against Xavier center Matt Stainbrook (40) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Washington. Georgetown won 74-52. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Georgetown topples Xavier behind Markel Starks, Jabril Trawick

    Georgetown (16-11, 7-8 Big East) snapped a two-game losing streak as Markel Starks had 22 points and four assists, guiding an efficient offense. The Hoyas shot 52 percent from the floor, had 14 assists and committed just three turnovers.


  • Xavier forward Jalen Reynolds (1) goes to the basket against Georgetown center Moses Ayegba (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Georgetown beats Xavier 74-52; snaps 2-game skid

    Looking for a spark with his team's NCAA Tournament hopes fading, Georgetown coach John Thompson inserted Jabril Trawick into the starting lineup for the first time in more than six weeks on Saturday.


  • Xavier forward Justin Martin, right, fouls DePaul guard Brandon Young in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Cincinnati. Xavier won 83-64. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

    Martin's 22 lifts Xavier past DePaul 83-64

    Xavier point guard Dee Davis played well at both ends of the floor on Wednesday night, helping the Musketeers move back into sole possession of third place in the Big East Conference.


  • CORRECTS MARQUETTE PLAYER TO JAKE THOMAS, INSTEAD OF STEVE TAYLOR JR. - Marquette's Jake Thomas reacts after he made a 3-point basket against Xavier during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

    Thomas leads Marquette over Xavier 81-72

    Xavier coach Chris Mack needed only one straightforward statistic to explain his team's loss at Marquette.


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