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Adam Baum @AdamJBaum Cincinnati, OH

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@KevinMcNamara33 Teams that were idle yesterday had bigger jumps than ProvidenceTwo things to watch Monday: Can Xavier handle the St. John's pressure? The Musketeers need to own the glass - SJ ra… possible, but it only matters where a team ends the season. Right now, DePaul's 71. Xavier needs them to…, we meet again: moved from 44 ➡️ 41 in the NET this morning. St. John's is 67th, so Monday's game at Madison Square Garden w… @slrussell Fans in the Dunk might have started chanting overrated a little too early there
@fatbaldguyracin He should have to find another professionICYMI | Four bracketologists weighed in on where Xavier and Cincinnati stand at the moment and what needs to happen…
As the hunt for the NCAA Tournament heats up, here's an in-depth look at where Xavier and Cincinnati stand and what…
Retweeted by Adam BaumA deep dive (with @FletcherPage) into Xavier and Cincinnati's fight for NCAA Tournament berths: via @ENQSports
@mcmurrayjt Appreciate that, but I’ve got a long way to go to reach Shannon/Dow levels."My dad is actually Muslim. I'm a Christian. It means strong warrior or survivor. My dad's real name is Maurice but… @paolofridman expect Andy to be out-driving me in no time with a freshly-forged bionic hip Red Storm just beat Providence 80-69 last night in Queens, a win that jumped St. John’s 10 spots in the NET (77… (16-9, 5-7) only dropped one spot in this morning’s new NET rankings. The Musketeers sit at No. 43 with a… includes a great photo gallery from @AlbertCesare scrapped to keep it close at No. 19 Butler, but there were a few fatal flaws the Musketeers couldn't overcom… Marshall and Tyrique Jones went a combined 15 for 23 from the field. The rest of Xavier's roster went 9 for 32. @fleckd Garbage time is just my way of saying that the game was essentially out of reach when they occurredSteele: "We gotta get rid of the casual turnovers. I think some of the turnovers that we had had nothing to do with… Naji Marshall a little long to get going but he finishes with 20 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assistsBench points: Butler 23, Xavier 6For a Monday game @Lrlewisxu correctNaji Marshall's 3 in garbage time meant quite a bit if you got the line at Butler -5.5FINAL | Like last season, Xavier's winning streak runs into Butler at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Musketeers fall, 66-61.… Jones with some rebounds in garbage time to get his 17th double-double of the season: 19 points, 10 reboundsBig shot Baldwin strikes again and extends Butler's lead 64-55 with 1:03 leftBaldwin and Marshall trade buckets. Butler leads 61-55 with a couple of FTs coming for Baldwin, 1:54 leftNaji Marshall's 3 makes it 59-53 Butler with 2:50 leftXavier with a 7-0 run over the last 90 seconds and Butler's lead is cut to 57-50 with 4:05 left but the Bulldogs are headed to the FT lineTyrique Jones: 7-of-8 from the field, 4-of-5 from the foul line | 18 points, 7 rebounds. He hasn't had much help…'s 8-of-19 from 3. Xavier's 3-for-11 from distance. On top of that, Xavier has probably missed 7 or 8 buckets right around the basketJordan Tucker buries back-to-back 3s for Butler and the Bulldogs have pulled away again, 57-43 with 5:47 left @xsteve1 I was scribbling in my notepad, but someone else on media row said it was badButler with 12 points off Xavier's 9 turnovers and the Bulldogs' bench is outscoring Xavier's 17-6Tyrique Jones with 16 points, 6 rebounds. Xavier trails Butler 47-39, 9:57 to goButler with a 44-36 lead on Xavier, 10:58 to goWhen you tweet how awful the Musketeers look then they start playing better. Like they can sense the internet's negativityNaji Marshall with a nice handoff to Freemantle with hits a floater and it's an 11-0 Xavier runThe Tandyman makes an appearance with a 3 and it's a 9-0 Xavier run. Butler lead cut down to 42-34, 12:10 leftNow a 6-0 Xavier run and there are signs of life. Butler leads 42-31, 13:33 left in the gameBryce Golden and Bryce Nze each have 3 fouls. Attacking the basket is going to be Xavier's only way back into this… is bad. Xavier looks flat. Butler's piling on right now, 42-25, 16:19 leftXavier apparently wasn't ready for the second half to start. Bryce Nze with a pair of layups and Butler extends the… was Xavier's lowest first-half scoring total this season: shot 6-of-14 from 3 in the first half. Xavier didn't have an answer and the Musketeers turned it over 7 time… awful final 1:28 of the half for Xavier. Allow an open Sean McDermott 3 and then Quentin Goodin fouls Kamar Bald…'s a 7-0 jog (not quite a run, more of a brisk power walk) over the last 4:49Naji Marshall ends the drought with a floater and Butler calls timeout with a 27-23 lead, 1:28 left first half. KyKy Tandy checks back inIt's been more than 5 minutes since Butler has scored and more than 3 minutes since Xavier has scoredButler's big men - Bryce Golden and Bryce Nze - each have two fouls. Xavier would be smart to continue attacking themButler's Henry Baddley entered this game 4-of-15 for the season from 3. He's 3-for-3 already tonight.A 3 from Bryce Moore as well as an offensive rebound/putback from Tyrique Jones cut Butler's lead to 27-21, 4:33 left first halfButler's on a 10-0 run. No offense for Xavier right now. Bulldogs lead 25-14, 7:10 first halfButler with its largest lead, 20-14 and Xavier takes a timeout, 9:02 left first half
Tyrique Jones leads Xavier with 7 points but Butler's heating up from 3. Bulldogs lead 18-14, 9:18 left first half @musketeerreport I was referring to Shannon's elbowButler leads 12-11 after a Kamar Baldwin 3. Fouls already becoming a problem for Xavier (Scruggs 2, Tandy 2, Marsha… KyKy Tandy picks up his second foul, 13:16 left first halfIt's an honor to be sandwiched between @slrussell and @BSnow247 right now. Rubbing elbows with greatness.All tied up, 7-7. Xavier hasn't scored in more than 2 minutes but Tyrique Jones is headed to the FT line for a coup… Scruggs picks up his second foul with 16:49 left in the first half. KyKy Tandy and Quentin Goodin check inXavier's out to a 7-2 lead with buckets from Tyrique Jones, Jason Carter and a 3 from Paul Scruggs, 16:49 left first halfVulnerable. Could come down at any moment. starters tonight at Butler: Paul Scruggs, Naji Marshall, Jason Carter, Zach Freemantle, Tyrique Jones.@LanceMcAlister told me to yell "Hickory" when I walk in here is power and the best way to enjoy tonight's game between Xavier and No. 19 Butler is to be prepared: @PKnappy School? You need to get your priorities straight @slrussell @XavierMBB Can he set some time aside for the media covering the team? I could use some mental coachingTravis Steele said this yesterday about Tyrique Jones: "I think he's the best big man in our league and I don't thi… Quad-1 road win as well as a four-game winning streak on the line Wednesday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Also, a…
Retweeted by Adam BaumBad news for the Red Storm an undergrad at Butler, Travis Steele was a @ButlerMBB manager. He learned from Thad Matta, Todd Lickliter, Brad…
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@muskieburner I'm working on it Quad-1 road win as well as a four-game winning streak on the line Wednesday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Also, a… 360 presented by @Skyline_Chili coming at ya on @espn1530 12-1 ... we hear from @CoachFick with @Dan_Hoard ,…
Retweeted by Adam BaumOne of the recruits planning to be at Cintas Center on Feb. 22 when Xavier hosts Villanova
*instantly googles Bart Torvik* this season, when Xavier ended a practice or huddled up, they'd all say together -- on Tyrique Jones' call… @em_witt_17 great shotsOne of my all-time favorites. Congratulations @jpmacura! You’ll see a lot of #AllForOne around the @cavs building t…
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Retweeted by Adam BaumXavier’s at No. 19 Butler Wednesday night East weekly honor roll: Player of the week-Myles Powell (Seton Hall) Freshman of the week-@kykytandy Honor r… getting Big East player of the week last week, Tyrique Jones is back on the conference honor roll this week. No brainer.KyKy Tandy has been named Big East freshman of the week. Tandy averaged 11.0 points in wins over DePaul and Provide… | only is Fletcher on the ground right now covering every UC basketball game for the @Enquirer, but he's still al…🎾 2020 Western & Southern Open tickets go on sale Tuesday 🎾 #cincytennis @CincyTennis via @ENQSportsROSTER UPDATE: Cavaliers sign J.P. Macura and Malik Newman to 10-Day contracts. DETAILS ↴
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Watch @CoachSteeleXU in this clip. Tyrique misses the first free throw, is clearly frustrated, and Travis goes th…
Retweeted by Adam BaumThere were a lot of big plays late in the game last night — KyKy Tandy diving on the floor for a loose ball, Jason… personally thought the Shootout was louder but the crowd over the last 8 mins last night was the epitome of a hom…'s how Xavier's late surge lifted the Musketeers over Providence to earn a 3-game win streak
Retweeted by Adam BaumHow a Tyrique Jones text message after the double-overtime loss to Marquette helped turn Xavier's season around @Enquirer @ENQSports And how a text message from Tyrique Jones helped turn around @XavierMBB's season
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