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Shannon Russell @slrussell Cincinnati, OH

Xavier hoops and more for @TheAthletic

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Joined Twitter 12/11/08


@BSnow247 There's no training that gal! @jscroggins Nor does this. https://t.co/qFhIsaa72NI have lost hope that Daisy is going to finish my stories. https://t.co/UFonxDOXvIAlthough she just sneaked away to roll in the grass, so... https://t.co/96HdMx6Ki4Today’s stories will be written by Daisy dog. Please pardon the typos. https://t.co/u2twfNDD8cThis is the best thing I've heard in weeks. https://t.co/iwAMkS3s0Z @timclark89 Not officially from the staff, but time is on his side. He has nearly seven months until next season's start.RE: A potential medical redshirt for Xavier's Daniel Ramsey. There's no urgency in applying for it (he could actual… https://t.co/0ydvjfMdX8 @danielle_lerner Oh man, thought I'd lost the recipe but just found it in an old folder! @christimack30 came throug… https://t.co/D8HoKEvTDY @danielle_lerner See if he'll share his great grandmother's cheese squares recipe over the call as a public service. 🧀 @LukeThe4ce Boooooo!!!!!FYI..... https://t.co/K6e4vwFyZZWho HASN'T reached out to Purdue transfer Matt Haarms?Not surprisingly, Xavier has now reached out to Purdue transfer Matt Haarms: https://t.co/j4p9MDB1nb https://t.co/uNPyxUr0bz
Retweeted by Shannon Russell @LuteLindon Great question. I ask pretty often (including today) but haven't gotten anything definitive. Last I hea… https://t.co/Rh6fueKm8mBlessed and Thankful to have received an offer from Xavier University ⚔️! @XavierMBB @CoachSteeleXU https://t.co/8xwCRR78qn
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4/7
2020
2021 Hargrave (VA) F/C Gabe Wiznitzer has received an offer from Xavier. https://t.co/pp9lBtlRLT https://t.co/auqYbBGRP2
Retweeted by Shannon RussellCan confirm that Paul Scruggs is coming back for his senior season. This bodes well for a Xavier team set to welcom… https://t.co/spIcSsN3ws
4/6
2020
Turner, a highly-coveted grad transfer, reportedly had Xavier in his list of six finalists in late March. But now i… https://t.co/lv0R5wCFwfKeep up with @slrussell's latest @XavierMBB content: > Jason Carter interview- https://t.co/pXJa5kOJ01 >… https://t.co/fBpVqnetti
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4/5
2020
Tonight would have been the National Semifinals of the Men's Basketball Championship. With no games going on, repl… https://t.co/UFURGBtcO6
Retweeted by Shannon RussellUMBC not only was the first 16 seed to beat a 1 seed, but they won by 20 points. That is tied for the largest win e… https://t.co/6k9wmwzcte
Retweeted by Shannon RussellGood Saturday to you all. If you have a moment, please weigh in on @TheAthleticCIN's Reds survey created by @ctrenthttps://t.co/hTZgMD43ONZach Hankins is back in the US after a successful start to his pro career in Europe. @slrussell talked to the forme… https://t.co/TB0gT51crj
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4/4
2020
@xunickxu2000 @cincysports19 @Danagardens 21-22 @cincysports19 @Danagardens In the works for 2021 @Coopadupe @GChristopherXU @CintasCenter Making sure fans aren't rained via a new roof on is a more pressing matter… https://t.co/mzQFAkU1Re @Coopadupe @GChristopherXU Improved sound is on the wish list. Just not next season. @Coopadupe @GChristopherXU A new court design (with feedback from fans) and a new overhung scoreboard are in the works for 2021.Xavier's commitment to Cintas Center renovations seems like a great sign amid all the upheaval of the coronavirus a… https://t.co/RdeLnxwiUiAll the work is expected to be done this summer, hopefully by August. Christopher originally addressed some of X… https://t.co/0wrvpBqvJVTalked w/Xavier VP/AD Greg Christopher re: Cintas Center updates that were on pause due to the coronavirus.… https://t.co/lQgxtjc8biNow is a great time to catch up with former Xavier basketball player Zach Hankins. https://t.co/V4GtGZh092One of my favorite things to do is catch up with former @XavierMBB players, and Zach Hankins had a great year in th… https://t.co/PkNXQsSZEA @xukeith They're more in the market for a versatile four-man but if the right guard comes along they'd make it work… https://t.co/haa6bvBppr @Stevea2222 In theory. But coaches have a long wish list and could use more of a four-man wing-ish player like Jaso… https://t.co/lcPHbt5p54
4/3
2020
@Stevea2222 Sophomore - sit out, play two @sash19xu Ha! 🏀Morris Udeze is a 6-8 sophomore who averaged 4.3 points and 2.8 rebounds in 10.5 minutes last season. https://t.co/m5PH0lqqxYMore context on Jamarius Burton, who just narrowed his transfer list to five schools including XU...the 6-4 Wichita… https://t.co/ot6ElI6oNy👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇 https://t.co/XHxWn1JZ04For those needing to know what our menu looks like. Call 513-631-2337(beer) to place your order. Thanks.
Retweeted by Shannon RussellBJ is working until 4pm today. Please place your food and drink order so he is buried during lunch!
Retweeted by Shannon Russell🚨🚨🚨 NEW 2020 NBA DRAFT BIG BOARD IS OUT. 🚨🚨🚨 Ranking the top-100 players in the class, and there is a change at No… https://t.co/YLuQnhgPhs
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4/2
2020
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Retweeted by Shannon RussellTransfers, recruiting, KyKy Tandy, Jason Carter and Cintas Center were among the topics in the latest @XavierMBB ma… https://t.co/dp9wKmKWqA
Retweeted by Shannon RussellThe @Xavier_SAAC campaign led by @Jason_Carter_25 and @riece_drew is closing in on $12,000 in donations for the Fre… https://t.co/z9DLM9bQjbgo take a look for me✊🏾 https://t.co/rxNdi9jN7c
Retweeted by Shannon RussellGot any questions for Seton Hall's Myles Powell? Subscribers can chime in. https://t.co/e2ryQu5XmnWe've only hit 20% of our daily goal in the last 2 days. No April Fooling around today. Please stop in for lunch/… https://t.co/vAY4uR25P7
Retweeted by Shannon Russell @BSnow247 @MattNorlander @RobDauster This is the content I'm here for! BSnow, fashion plate.Can KyKy Tandy improve on defense? Can Jason Carter step up in his senior year? What will the #Musketeers’ starting… https://t.co/hHkBYttWw9
Retweeted by Shannon RussellNEW | @XavierMBB mailbag. Answers to your burning questions about remaining open scholarships, the player who'll ma… https://t.co/0NxIhpMshK
4/1
2020
‼️Big news everyone‼️Mr. Tomich and his wife are willing to match every donation of up to $500 (starting now) to he… https://t.co/DCj1kFdkP1
Retweeted by Shannon RussellIt is with a heavy heart that we remember legendary Xavier volleyball coach Floyd Deaton. Please share your though… https://t.co/1VqCufGy4v
Retweeted by Shannon RussellNew Q&A with Jason Carter including a GoFundMe update! 👇 https://t.co/bkfVy2JYKXThe GoFundMe @Jason_Carter_25 started for the Freestore Foodbank is just $1,121 away from its $10k goal. I caught u… https://t.co/IrbTaWd0JdStill have and never worn this gift from @nikebasketball to all @XavierMBB for making it to the Sweet16 in 2017 https://t.co/FoPy93S34V
Retweeted by Shannon Russell @christimack30 Yes. This is what it's come to! Stay tuned for some amazing pictures of my dog. 😂 @1XavierMan @XavierMBB Nope, but XU always on the hunt..@XavierMBB content galore in the last week: 🏀 3 Qs: https://t.co/oweEsoGlKb 🏀 Reliving the 2010 2OT game:… https://t.co/fSHPN9v0OfBeen working on growing my forehead during coronavirus. So far so good. https://t.co/uAerPj2Ilk
3/31
2020
The goal has now been readjusted. Was $5k, now $10k. https://t.co/zIvztc9apNWow. Less than 8 hours after @Jason_Carter_25 and @riece_drew promoted @Xavier_SAAC's GoFundMe for the Freestore-Fo… https://t.co/xstFCmvDluThe NCAA has decided not to grant athletes from winter sports (including basketball) an extra year of eligibility d… https://t.co/2WVEMw6u5d
Retweeted by Shannon RussellI wrote earlier today that it was unlikely Jones ended up in Cincinnati. Neither UC or Xavier made his final list.… https://t.co/s3m7bC9eKv
Retweeted by Shannon RussellXavier senior swimmer Riece Drew is also a big part of the @Xavier_SAAC fundraiser for the Freestore-FoodBank. "W… https://t.co/1KgkYgmbof.@Jason_Carter_25 said this @Xavier_SAAC fundraiser is directly related to coronavirus relief. "It's just a reall… https://t.co/2i6qKc6lMTAmazing initiative. Check it out👇 https://t.co/bmptGb8aLNIt’s been an eventful weekend for @XavierMBB as it nabbed its second transfer in as many days. @slrussell fills you… https://t.co/rm1iLShHwm
Retweeted by Shannon RussellHere's what Bryan Griffin looks like, FYI. https://t.co/rgPI6IPSpmNEW: @XavierMBB grad transfer Bryan Griffin carved a place in Mercy College hoops annals. Picking XU as his next de… https://t.co/pVOSmFEtY5 @jeff17black @XavierMBB Ha! Brain freeze.
3/30
2020
Bryan Griffin, like Nate Johnson, locked down his grad transfer decision without visiting XU's campus due to the co… https://t.co/Q5P7nhpHjAXavier Nation do me a favor and follow @_EasyBuckets00 Let’s welcome him to the family!!! He’s looking forward to d… https://t.co/DzKLxxgVIQ
Retweeted by Shannon Russell @cincy22 @TheAthleticCIN Yeah, and we talked about how he plans to handle that transition from the ECC to the Big East.Two things about Bryan Griffin, who was delightful to talk to: * His Twitter handle is @_EasyBuckets00 * He was… https://t.co/xh58xURa1VThis season Bryan Griffin (in DII) was ranked... 🏀First nationally in rebounds per game (14.5) 🏀First nationally i… https://t.co/vPoxVWIzRaMercy is a DII school that plays in the East Coast Conference. Bryan Griffin was named First Team All-ECC after las… https://t.co/m9ku5asZGQTwo grad transfers in two days for @XavierMBB. Travis Steele and company have landed 6-8 forward Bryan Griffin from… https://t.co/pXyzQrTEUjCongrats to @kovajoness on being named the ASWA 7A Player of the Year! #MBHoops https://t.co/kUUM3Y9pcK
Retweeted by Shannon Russell“Never Delay Gratitude.” - Skip Prosser https://t.co/qNakybP6bK
Retweeted by Shannon RussellAfter seeing Dontarius James enter the portal and Naji Marshall exploring going pro, Nate Johnson is a welcome addi… https://t.co/liYLjDH9XB
Retweeted by Shannon Russell*First addition beyond the freshman class. But I'm sure you all figured that out!Scholarship math: Counting Paul Scruggs likely back and Naji Marshall likely gone, minus last year's seniors and Do… https://t.co/fFSp8MbK93One benefit of bringing on grad transfer @natejohnson_10 is his experience. He has one year with Xavier, and he pla… https://t.co/YsURpiv4n7An area @XavierMBB can improve upon is perimeter shooting and they may have gotten the boost they need in grad tran… https://t.co/MMJepwvWJX
Retweeted by Shannon Russell @dennisdayton Nope. Just one.*and Georgia
3/29
2020
Nate Johnson visited Xavier virtually (he FaceTimed a lot with Travis Steele) and picked the program over Arizona,… https://t.co/SnzGdyLBS2I had a nice chat with @natejohnson_10. We'll get to to all the basketball stuff, but did you know he's one of eigh… https://t.co/2DE03f2PYZTwo key stats from last season: NateJohnson went 74-180 (.411) from three and 71-84 (.845) from the free-throw line.Johnson is the first addition to Team 99. Xavier is targeting more shooting, and this grad transfer provides that. https://t.co/V0wMhfGir0Nate Johnson is a 6-foot-3 guard who averaged 13.5 points and 4.7 rebounds last season.Xavier just landed a commitment from Gardner Webb grad transfer Nate Johnson.
Retweeted by Shannon RussellXavier is among the schools that have reached out to NKU grad transfer Jalen Tate: https://t.co/4cMsJL6xBY https://t.co/gZlbWcC8xn
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3/28
2020
I knew Tu Holloway would make all three
Retweeted by Shannon RussellI’m going live on IG when CBS play Xav vs K state today! Talk shit about the game and kick back! 6pm I think
Retweeted by Shannon RussellWhen the coronavirus altered, well, everything, XU strength coach Matt Jennings & his staff created an 8-week worko… https://t.co/KJZSLyOfwASports are on hold for Xavier like everyone else, but there’s a plan for the #Musketeers’ 257 student-athletes to s… https://t.co/uxD2Z9JhJX
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3/27
2020

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