Basketball

XU reenacts ’Nova’s championship shot to stay unbeaten

“That’s a play we actually stole from Villanova,” said Steele after Xavier’s overtime win.

Former Ohio University basketball star used pregnant girlfriend’s urine to try and pass drug test

NKU men’s basketball team to compete in Virgin Islands

Kenyon Martin, Bob Huggins among Bearcats going to C-USA Hall

UC basketball, John Brannen land Top 50 recruit Zach Harvey

Thomas More’s Madison Temple named DIII Athlete of Year

Wilmington native Jaevin Cumberland commits to UC

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XU extends Travis Steele’s contract

  NKU introduces Darrin Horn as new Norse head coach

Miami names DeUnna Hendrix women’s basketball coach

UC names John Brannen new head basketball coach

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Mick Cronin introduced at UCLA: “You only live once”

Miami women’s basketball coach leaving for Marquette job

The school says Megan Duffy accepted a head coaching position at Marquette.

XU introduces new women’s basketball coach

Xavier University introduced Melanie Moore as the new head women’s basketball coach on Tuesday.

UC’s Mick Cronin named head coach at UCLA

Longtime University of Cincinnati men’s basketball coach Mick Cronin is moving on to browner hardwood.

UC’s Cumberland named honorable mention All-American

UC junior guard Jarron Cumberland has been named an honorable mention All-American by the AP.

NKU’s McDonald to play in All-Star Game at Final Four

UK, Calipari agree to lifetime contract

Iowa keeps Big Ten perfect, rallies 79-72 over Cincinnati

Red Raiders win NCAA Tournament opener over Northern Kentucky

Bearcats pre-game show previews UC vs Iowa

  Thomas More wins national championship

UC advances to AAC semifinals with 82-74 win over SMU

Jarron Cumberland provided a huge lift for the two-seeded Bearcats with a game-high 26 points and 8 assists.

Thomas More’s Madison Temple named Division III Player of the Year

The top-ranked Saints will play ninth-ranked University of Scranton on Friday.

Xavier advances to Big East semifinals with dramatic win over Creighton

Two of Xavier’s grad-transfers made the biggest plays of the game in the Musketeers’ 63-61 win over Creighton in the Big East quarterfinals.

XU’s women’s head coach steps down

Xavier Head Women’s Basketball Coach Brian Neal announced that he is stepping down after six seasons.

Thomas More women return to Div. III Final Four

The Saints, now 31-0, advanced to their fourth Final Four in the last five years.

McDonald becomes NKU’s all-time leading scorer in win

Drew McDonald hit a three-pointer late in the second half at Green Bay to become the leading scorer in NKU men’s basketball history.

  Ex-UC assistant basketball coach pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault

University of Cincinnati Assistant Basketball Coach Larry Davis abruptly announced last month he was retiring after more than 30 years in the business.

New hospitality area at Cintas Center honors Xavier Hall of Famer

Xavier Musketeers fans will see a new hospitality area for men's basketball games at Cintas Center which honors the legacy of all-time leading scorer Byron Larkin.

Franklin product Kennard to enter NBA Draft

Franklin High School graduate Luke Kennard is entering the NBA Draft.

UC, UK make top ten in all-time college basketball rankings

The AP started ranking teams in 1949, and for the purposes of configuring the all-time rankings, it awarded one point for every week a team was ranked, and two points for every week a team was ranked No. 1.

Xavier's Edmond Sumner declares for NBA Draft

Xavier's Edmond Sumner has declared for the NBA draft, according to his Twitter page.

Xavier 'Urn-ing' their way to the Elite 8

The Xavier basketball team will be looking to make their first ever Final Four appearance when they take on Gonzaga Saturday in the Elite 8.

3 Bearcats earn All-Conference accolades

A trio of University of Cincinnati men's basketball players have earned American Athletic Conference accolades, the league announced Tuesday.

NKU completes the dream 59 - 53, makes NCAA Tournament

The Northern Kentucky University basketball has won their first trip to the NCAA Tournament.

Mack hints at Bluiett return Wednesday

Xavier head coach Chris Mack hinted that his leading scorer could return to the line-up Wednesday night against Seton Hall.

UC stops Xavier's Crosstown Shootout winning streak 86-78

One of the greatest college basketball rivalries resumes for another year Thursday night at Fifth Third Arena on the University of Cincinnati's campus.

XU's Sumner out for season with knee injury

Xavier star point guard Edmond Sumner will miss the rest of the season after an MRI Monday revealed a torn ACL in his left knee.

XU's Trevon Bluiett withdraws from NBA Draft

Trevon Bluiett will return to Xavier next season after withdrawing from the NBA Draft.

Bearcats fall 104-97 to UCONN in the fourth overtime of the AAC quarterfinal

The University of Cincinnati Bearcats fell to the UCONN Huskies 104-97 in the fourth overtime of Friday's American Athletic Conference quarterfinals. Story to come.

Mack named National Coach of the Year by writers

Xavier men's basketball head coach Chris Mack has won the Henry Iba Award for National Coach of the Year by the National Writers' Association.

Xavier takes down No. 1 Villanova

The Xavier Musketeers (25-3, 13-3) pulled away at the end to beat No. 1 Villanova Wildcats 90-83 Wednesday night at the Cintas Center.

Xavier ranked No. 5 in latest AP Top 25 Poll, highest ranking ever for the Musketeers

Xavier University Musketeers (16-1) jumped two spots in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll to earn their highest ranking ever in program history.

Xavier to play Michigan in inaugural Gavitt Tipoff Games

Xavier announced Wednesday that the Musketeers will play the Michigan Wolverines in the inaugural Gavitt Tipoff Games during the 2015-2016 men's college basketball season.

Overall 1-seed Kentucky will play winner of Hampton and Manhattan on Thursday in Louisville

No. 1 seed Kentucky will play winner of Hampton and Manhattan on Thursday in Louisville

Musketeers drop to St. Johns for the second time in 10 days

After rocking No. 19 Butler at home by 17 points Saturday, Xavier fell short at Madison Square Garden to St. Johns 58-57 Monday night.

Xavier falls to Providence in overtime

Xavier fell to one of the top teams in the Big East 69-66 in overtime Thursday night in Providence.

Bearcats big second half tanks Temple

UC scored 55 second half points and put up a season-high total in points in a 84-53 win over Temple Saturday.

Bearcats drop second straight at Memphis

Cincinnati turned it over 20 times and dropped a second straight game in a 63-50 loss at Memphis Thursday night.

Musketeers fall to balanced Butler attack 88-76 at Hinkle Fieldhouse

Despite Matt Stainbrook's 21 points, Xavier dropped to Butler's balanced offense 88-76 Saturday afternoon at Hinkle Fieldhouse. All five of Butler's starters had double digit performances.

Xavier gets post-Christmas victory against 'Dunk City'

Xavier rebounded after their double overtime loss to Auburn on Dec. 20 by beating Florida Gulf Coast 71-57 at the Cintas Center Sunday. Matt Stainbrook was one of the top performers for the Musketeers having 17 points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Kentucky outlasts Louisville in bluegrass battle

In what was expected to be their toughest test of the season, top ranked Kentucky (13-0) out toughed fourth ranked Louisville in a 58-50 win on Saturday.

Xavier falls to Auburn in double overtime 88-89

Xavier University dropped to the Auburn Tigers in double overtime Saturday 88-89.  Remy Abell missed a last second three point jump shot that would have sealed the victory for the Musketeers in the second overtime.

Bearcats beat Blue Raiders, advance to Emerald Coast Classic championship game

The University of Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball team moves to 5-0 in a 69-61 victory against Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders in Friday's semi-finals of the Emerald Coast Classic tournament.

Xavier drops first game of season to UTEP

Xavier lost its first game of the season to UTEP Friday in the semifinals of the DIRECTV Wooden Legacy tournament in California 77-73.

Xavier basketball joins Dayton, Notre Dame in 2015 Orlando Classic

Xavier University is among the impressive list of teams that will be a part of the 2015 Orlando Classic, which will be held Nov. 26, 27 and 29 next year at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla.The field, which was announced today, will feature Alabama, Dayton, Iowa, Notre Dame, Southern California, Wichita State, Xavier and a team to be announced at a future date.

UC ends exhibition season with win over Fairmont State

The UC basketball team beat Fairmont State 71-54 to wrap up the exhibition season at Fifth Third Arena. Octavius Ellis led the Bearcats with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Middletown at Princeton Boys Basketball Game on FOX19.com

CINCINNATI(FOX19) - Right Now on FOX19.com the thrilling boys high school basketball game between the Middletown Middies and the Princeton Vikings. Catch the replay of the game that was first broadcast