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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. have lost hope that Daisy is going to finish my stories. she just sneaked away to roll in the grass, so...’s stories will be written by Daisy dog. Please pardon the typos. is the best thing I've heard in weeks. @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… @danielle_lerner Oh man, thought I'd lost the recipe but just found it in an old folder! @christimack30 came throug… @danielle_lerner See if he'll share his great grandmother's cheese squares recipe over the call as a public service. 🧀 @LukeThe4ce Boooooo!!!!!FYI..... HASN'T reached out to Purdue transfer Matt Haarms?Not surprisingly, Xavier has now reached out to Purdue transfer Matt Haarms:
Retweeted by Shannon Russell @LuteLindon Great question. I ask pretty often (including today) but haven't gotten anything definitive. Last I hea… and Thankful to have received an offer from Xavier University ⚔️! @XavierMBB @CoachSteeleXU
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2021 Hargrave (VA) F/C Gabe Wiznitzer has received an offer from Xavier.
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…
Turner, a highly-coveted grad transfer, reportedly had Xavier in his list of six finalists in late March. But now i… up with @slrussell's latest @XavierMBB content: > Jason Carter interview- >…
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Tonight would have been the National Semifinals of the Men's Basketball Championship. With no games going on, repl…
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…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellGood Saturday to you all. If you have a moment, please weigh in on @TheAthleticCIN's Reds survey created by @ctrent Hankins is back in the US after a successful start to his pro career in Europe. @slrussell talked to the forme…
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@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… @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… the work is expected to be done this summer, hopefully by August. Christopher originally addressed some of X… w/Xavier VP/AD Greg Christopher re: Cintas Center updates that were on pause due to the coronavirus.… is a great time to catch up with former Xavier basketball player Zach Hankins. of my favorite things to do is catch up with former @XavierMBB players, and Zach Hankins had a great year in th… @xukeith They're more in the market for a versatile four-man but if the right guard comes along they'd make it work… @Stevea2222 In theory. But coaches have a long wish list and could use more of a four-man wing-ish player like Jaso…
@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. context on Jamarius Burton, who just narrowed his transfer list to five schools including XU...the 6-4 Wichita…👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇 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…
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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…
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… take a look for me✊🏾
Retweeted by Shannon RussellGot any questions for Seton Hall's Myles Powell? Subscribers can chime in.'ve only hit 20% of our daily goal in the last 2 days. No April Fooling around today. Please stop in for lunch/…
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…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellNEW | @XavierMBB mailbag. Answers to your burning questions about remaining open scholarships, the player who'll ma…
‼️Big news everyone‼️Mr. Tomich and his wife are willing to match every donation of up to $500 (starting now) to he…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellIt is with a heavy heart that we remember legendary Xavier volleyball coach Floyd Deaton. Please share your though…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellNew Q&A with Jason Carter including a GoFundMe update! 👇 GoFundMe @Jason_Carter_25 started for the Freestore Foodbank is just $1,121 away from its $10k goal. I caught u… have and never worn this gift from @nikebasketball to all @XavierMBB for making it to the Sweet16 in 2017
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: 🏀 Reliving the 2010 2OT game:… working on growing my forehead during coronavirus. So far so good.
The goal has now been readjusted. Was $5k, now $10k. Less than 8 hours after @Jason_Carter_25 and @riece_drew promoted @Xavier_SAAC's GoFundMe for the Freestore-Fo… NCAA has decided not to grant athletes from winter sports (including basketball) an extra year of eligibility d…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellI wrote earlier today that it was unlikely Jones ended up in Cincinnati. Neither UC or Xavier made his final list.…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellXavier senior swimmer Riece Drew is also a big part of the @Xavier_SAAC fundraiser for the Freestore-FoodBank. "W… said this @Xavier_SAAC fundraiser is directly related to coronavirus relief. "It's just a reall… initiative. Check it out👇’s been an eventful weekend for @XavierMBB as it nabbed its second transfer in as many days. @slrussell fills you…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellHere's what Bryan Griffin looks like, FYI. @XavierMBB grad transfer Bryan Griffin carved a place in Mercy College hoops annals. Picking XU as his next de… @jeff17black @XavierMBB Ha! Brain freeze.
Bryan Griffin, like Nate Johnson, locked down his grad transfer decision without visiting XU's campus due to the co… Nation do me a favor and follow @_EasyBuckets00 Let’s welcome him to the family!!! He’s looking forward to d…
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… season Bryan Griffin (in DII) was ranked... 🏀First nationally in rebounds per game (14.5) 🏀First nationally i… is a DII school that plays in the East Coast Conference. Bryan Griffin was named First Team All-ECC after las… grad transfers in two days for @XavierMBB. Travis Steele and company have landed 6-8 forward Bryan Griffin from… to @kovajoness on being named the ASWA 7A Player of the Year! #MBHoops
Retweeted by Shannon Russell“Never Delay Gratitude.” - Skip Prosser
Retweeted by Shannon RussellAfter seeing Dontarius James enter the portal and Naji Marshall exploring going pro, Nate Johnson is a welcome addi…
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… benefit of bringing on grad transfer @natejohnson_10 is his experience. He has one year with Xavier, and he pla… area @XavierMBB can improve upon is perimeter shooting and they may have gotten the boost they need in grad tran…
Retweeted by Shannon Russell @dennisdayton Nope. Just one.*and Georgia
Nate Johnson visited Xavier virtually (he FaceTimed a lot with Travis Steele) and picked the program over Arizona,… 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… 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. 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:
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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… are on hold for Xavier like everyone else, but there’s a plan for the #Musketeers’ 257 student-athletes to s…
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