Xavier lost head coach Chris Mack. Marquette has to prove it can defend. Georgetown and St. John's are both unproven. That leaves Villanova all alone atop the Big East.
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/10W 101-49
- 11/13W 101-75
- 11/16W 80-70
- 11/20W 96-60
- 11/23W 83-64
- 11/24L 102-86
- 11/2816W 76-63
- 12/211W 89-76
- 12/6W 96-70
- 12/9W 96-69
- 12/16W 68-66
- 12/19W 81-77
- 12/22W 77-67
- 12/27W 91-87
- 12/30W 77-72
- 1/2W 86-79
- 1/6L 81-72
- 1/101L 89-65
- 1/1325W 92-70
- 1/17W 88-82
- 1/2019W 73-64
- 1/24W 89-70
- 1/30W 73-68
- 2/3W 96-91
- 2/6W 98-93
- 2/10W 72-71
- 2/14W 102-90
- 2/173L 95-79
- 2/21W 89-77
- 2/28W 84-74
- 3/3W 65-62
- 3/8W 88-60
- 3/9L 75-72
- 3/1616W 102-83
- 3/189L 75-70
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The Musketeers are now without five top players from the team that won the Big East Conference regular-season title last season.
- Gates' exit leaves Xavier minus 5 top players
- Xavier promotes assistant Steele to head coach
- Sources: Louisville, Mack agree to 7-year deal
- Xavier's Mack to meet L'ville about coaching job
Xavier has promoted longtime assistant Travis Steele to replace Chris Mack as the Musketeers' head coach. Steele, 36, has been at Xavier for 10 seasons, including the last two as associate head coach.
Chris Mack, who has been the men's basketball coach of the Xavier Musketeers for the past nine seasons, has agreed to a seven-year deal with the Louisville Cardinals, multiple sources told ESPN.
Chris Mack, considered the front-runner for the Louisville head-coaching job, confirmed to the Cincinnati Enquirer on Thursday that he'll meet with Cardinals officials this weekend.
The Florida State Seminoles are on their way to the NCAA Tournament's round of 16 for the first time since 2011 after upsetting top-seeded Xavier with a furious comeback.
After his Seminoles stunned No. 1 seed Xavier on Sunday, Leonard Hamilton warned reporters not to call anything that happens in the tournament an upset. "I think what you see happening in college basketball, it's almost like a revolution," he said.
FSU doesn't expect to have top scorer Terance Mann on the court when it takes on Xavier on Sunday.
UMBC pulled the upset of upsets in the opening round. Do the Retrievers -- or any of the lower seeds -- plan on a second act?
The Xavier Musketeers looked every bit like a No. 1 seed their first time around in the role at an NCAA Tournament.
Reigning champ North Carolina and trendy favorite Michigan State begin their tournament runs, while New Mexico State, Butler and Murray State look to become this year's Cinderellas.
Virginia remains the unanimous No. 1 in the final AP Top 25 poll of the season, while Kansas jumped to No. 4 after winning the Big 12 tournament.
Virginia, despite its status as the NCAA tournament's overall No. 1 seed, is not the clear-cut favorite in the eyes of Las Vegas.
The wait is over, as 68 teams have been announced for this year's NCAA tournament. Virginia is the No. 1 overall seed, at-large hopefuls Arizona State and Syracuse are dancing, and Baylor and Saint Mary's were among those seeing their bubbles burst.
Alpha Diallo hit a go-ahead jumper with 2:22 left in overtime and fifth-seeded Providence rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit to stun top-seeded and No. 3 Xavier 75-72 in the semifinals of the Big East tournament on Friday night.
The ACC, Big 12, Big East and Pac-12 will be among the conferences crowning champs Saturday. Top-10 teams will play all over the place. Here's what you need to know.
Trevon Bluiett scored 27 points, Kaiser Gates had 16 and No. 3 Xavier looked every bit the top seed in the Big East tournament in an 88-60 win over St. John's on Thursday.
Taking a look back at the notable looks sported by the Big East teams.