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Shannon Russell @slrussell Cincinnati, OH

Xavier hoops and more for @TheAthleticCIN.

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.@TrevonBluiett coming in hot 🔥 @XavierMBB | @slcstars https://t.co/WS9CI8Bt7e
Retweeted by Shannon RussellXavier is idle this weekend but there are a bunch of Big East games today, including a 2 p.m. showdown between Marq… https://t.co/izbYMeFF9NSeason high 28 points. Need we say more? Congrats to last night's POTG, @jpmacura #ChargeUp https://t.co/EBaT1k13Di
Retweeted by Shannon RussellSandro Mamukelashvili looks good as new getting shots up inside MSG this morning. You could see the Pirates standou… https://t.co/NKXwq6JIZp
Retweeted by Shannon Russell @johncartermusic @Brad_Redford12 Lots of energy todayan impressive offensive showcase courtesy of @jpmacura 28 PTS | 7 REB | 12-18 FGM | 3 👌 @XavierMBB ↗️… https://t.co/s022uRmmJ6
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1/18
2020
Great catching up with @Brad_Redford12 at Xavier's practice today and remembering some of the games/destinations du… https://t.co/xKoe8Fjb99 @arwnek What is this and does it involve Swissers or jean pursesbig play to open up the game 💪 | @Kaisergates @XavierMBB ↗️ @maineredclaws https://t.co/WmQXCTwu3Q
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1/17
2020
@efrayer It was 4 a.m. I’m lucky my eyes were open! @fleckd I would say so. I haven’t had a $100 Grand candy bar in years. @jschroeder011 I hear thatPre-Friday @TheAthleticCBB... 🏀@MatthewGut21 on Buddy Boeheim's perfect shot: https://t.co/bd54TpjATi 🏀If Xavier… https://t.co/w3SIHgem2n
Retweeted by Shannon RussellWhen my Lyft driver arrived to take me to the airport at 4 am, his van turned into a fake Cash Cab and I won a $100… https://t.co/44eBxXfEp6From last night during the game - what fans would do to turn things around. Creativity awards go to playing six men… https://t.co/zf9W007zDEWhat I would do if I made the lineup. (Like @ctrent does for the Reds.) https://t.co/3Jz8OAhA97 @LauraInAurora I've seen that gif before but for whatever reason, it is cracking me up. Maybe because I haven't sle… https://t.co/CjbTKcThFZ @Nuts4xu No problem! @Nuts4xu We knew before the game that Dante was going to sub in for radio so that was not a post-game decision based on the outcome.After last night's loss, Xavier plummeted to No. 69 in the NET.After tonight's demoralizing 85-65 loss at Marquette, @XavierMBB coach Travis Steele said all five starting positio… https://t.co/3oGyfrD4rC @_DunnDeal I did; he worried that Scruggs would pick up a 3rd foul in short order the way he was playing and the refs were calling drives.Steele was worried that b/c of the way the game was being called on drives, Scruggs would pick up his third. Stee… https://t.co/tS83UvxUyVScruggs sat most of the 1H with two fouls. I asked Steele if he considered putting him back in despite the fouls. H… https://t.co/bOK99UXYg2 @Nuts4xu He took responsibility.Ultimately, Steele shouldered the blame for the team's loss. Asked if XU's lack of effort on 50-50 balls/rebounds… https://t.co/nyJmKB9EhtSpeaking of defense, what has happened to it? Steele: "Yeah, I would love to know too. At one point we were at To… https://t.co/WTIiy5mZ6LSteele: "Something’s got to change for us. I told our team, I haven’t lost belief in our team but we have to be abl… https://t.co/1xt4w1KvQzTravis Steele, on the changes he plans to implement following tonight's loss at Marquette: https://t.co/G1aoDFJRfwSteele said all five starting positions are up for grabs.Steele said still believes in this team.Travis Steele said changes are coming. "We've got a lot of soul-searching to do."Reporter at work as we wait. @AdamJBaum https://t.co/w4JrALBhXeXavier still in the locker room. Might be a while. @patleedc That happened after I posed 0-for-7 lol @timdar They do have good chemistry, which is why this is so head-scratching. I asked about team chemistry last pre… https://t.co/DPRkKm0874Markus Howard led short-handed Marquette with 35 points.Tyrique Jones led Xavier with 16 points and Naji Marshall added 15. https://t.co/Kxj2QM4dqYFINAL: Marquette 85, Xavier 65 The Musketeers drop to 12-6 (1-4 Big East) after losing a third straight game. XU… https://t.co/6DZfq5Mkm3*comesA Marquette walk-on with a three. Here come Leighton Schrand.Tandy (0-for-7) and Goodin (0-for-8) aren't giving XU anything offensively tonight. Maybe Scruggs running the point… https://t.co/DrWtHPKEe6 @Pacers_3 Gets lost out there with the system.Fans are heading for the exits en masse. 80-57 Marquette with 1:49 left.Thirty-five points for Markus Buckets.Four minutes left and Xavier's two seniors are on the bench.KyKy Tandy is struggling out there too, for everyone wanting more from him. He's 0-for-5 (0-for-3 from three).That Torrence follow for a layup pretty much up sums up this game.P. Scruggs has all nine of his points in the 2H after sitting most of the 1H with 2 fouls. @aknight4788 The team lacks cohesion and needs someone to step up and be the alpha. Your senior point guard can't p… https://t.co/5D63niRNn7 @pficus Another good one. Exorcise the ghosts.Rebounding: Marquette 39, Xavier 23. Much of that is effort.Steele said Daniel Ramsey might play tonight. Could be a good time to get minutes. Marquette up 71-51.Markus Howard (32) + Sacar Anim (10) + Theo John (10) = more points than Xavier (51). 7:36 left @CraigJames_28 Haha! I like this one.Dontarius James with a three. Makes 'em all the time like that in practice. Twenty point game.I see a lot of frustrated fans here on Twitter. There's 11:46 left and your team is down 63-41. What do you do to t… https://t.co/UAurb8Vb8iTyrique Jones (14 pts) and Naji Marshall (13) are toiling but defense leaves much to be desired and Marquette is on… https://t.co/t1WjhilPrgTyrique Jones ends the Golden Eagles' 15-0 run with two free throws.Naji Marshall's injury didn't help but he's back on the court now w/ Goodin, Scruggs, James and Jones. Let's see if… https://t.co/3xrVejpPfxXU had a promising start to the 2H but... https://t.co/f0OrpF7J1TTimeout Xavier. This is grim.Maybe just give KyKy Tandy and Leighton Schrand the green light to shoot like crazy. You're going to lose a lot on… https://t.co/vRksPVFKUTThird foul on Scruggs going for that ball. 14:21 left.Aaaand a Markus Howard three. An 11-0 run for the Golden Eagles. Didn't see what happened to Naji but he hit the co… https://t.co/sMHC4KbGtGMarquette is on an 8-0 run and Xavier faces its biggest deficit of the night (15 points). The Musketeers have been… https://t.co/YxWmsMvx1cMarkus Howard could throw up the ball anywhere in the gym and make it. With his and-one, he has 27 points.Another tough night for Quentin Goodin, who's 0-for-7 (and 0-for-3 from three).XU on a mission in these first minutes, has outscored Marquette 7-2. It's a seven-point game.And there's Paul Scruggs. And Jason Carter. Back-to-back buckets.Xavier did go inside-out in that last possession. And missed the out.Will this be Xavier's greatest comeback this season - or another Big East loss? Twenty minutes to go.Also, 44 points = the most Xavier has allowed in a first half this season. It's not going well for the Musketeers t… https://t.co/I1PffgGyhzThis is the third straight game Xavier has trailed at halftime (and fourth time in five Big East games). And this 1… https://t.co/dTTKZkyFYD @pfletcher480 The struggles started 3 games ago v. Seton Hall.What should help Xavier in the 2H: Getting Paul Scruggs back on the court. He's a second-half kind of guy and has been waiting with 2 fouls.Not sure what to say about that first half. Markus Howard (19 points) was aided by fouls that put him on the stripe… https://t.co/2TbfFSGZ45HALF: Marquette 44, Xavier 32XU desperately needs a field goal. https://t.co/5YrC5kZxkAToo many missed 3-point attempts. XU might get good looks from three but that doesn't mean players should bite on t… https://t.co/hsAF6sRMrZMarkus Howard has 18 of Marquette's 42 points and the Golden Eagles are on a 7-0 tear.Carter isn't afraid to shoot those threes. Another attempt, a third perimeter miss tonight.Speaking of 3-point shooting, Xavier isn't taking as many as last game, which is good, but it's still struggling to… https://t.co/fXC08u1i8sSacar Anim, three. Timeout Steele. This 10-point deficit is the Musketeers' biggest tonight.Tyrique Jones, amid fan boos, missed his first free throw. Made the second. Seven point game, Xu's ball.Theo John was called w/ a Flagrant 1.Markus Howard leads all scorers with 13 points, about half of his average. Still waiting on a ruling on that Theo J… https://t.co/wimP4ZOpRPWith that last basket, Tyrique Jones has crossed the 1,000-point threshold for his career. He has 1,001 and counting.XU hasn't hit a field goal in 3 minutes but is making up some ground from the FT line. It's a five-point game with 5:30 left 1H.Zach Freemantle has his most points (5) since the Dec. 30 game at Villanova. He's perfect thus far - 1-for-1 from t… https://t.co/f0BWVcZRCNWes Matthews highlight montage brings out a raucous applause. Giannis is also in the house and gets a big cheer. Se… https://t.co/5feB9rq2WZ
Retweeted by Shannon RussellWith 7:49 left in the 1H, Tyrique Jones needs 1 point to reach 1,000 for his career and Naji Marshall has eight of… https://t.co/13z58JbZ33The announcer just said Myles Hanson had entered the game. He has not.Nice pass from Naji Marshall to Quentin Goodin and Tyrique Jones with the finish. Then a Marshall pull-up jumper in… https://t.co/1zCvJATw94Dontarius James makes his return. This might help in the rebounding department.Updating rebounding disparity: Marquette 13, Xavier 4Quentin Goodin takes a charge and Sacar Anim picks up his first foul. The Golden Wojciechowskis lead 23-18 after 9 minutes.The Marquette rebounds are killing Xavier. An 11-3 edge.Tyrique Jones - there's the energy XU wants. He misses an and-one but is just three points shy of 1,000 for his car… https://t.co/gjqzMUVa61Defending Theo John has been a problem. Whether he shoots or dumps it off, he's been difficult for the Musketeers t… https://t.co/4FNosENGrl
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