The 2005 Muskies made a go of it, but the 2013 team got hot late and move on to take on the #1 seeded 2016 Musketeers.
The last Musketeer coaching transition had a buffer of incoming talent to make up for the recruiting gap; without it, Steele has to to hit home runs on the trail immediately.
We won’t know the full bracketing and so forth for a few days, but we know who’s going to be playing for the Marquette alumni team.
Xavier’s junior forward was alternately brilliant and frustrating, with more of the latter than the former during Big East play.
Mark Fox returns a solid roster but the Bulldogs could find themselves in a battle with what appears to be a much-improved SEC. Kentucky and Florida once again look like the cream of the crop but...
There were plenty of good games and one incredible play, but the usual spate of upsets wasn’t in the works.
Xavier needs this one to stay off the bubble, Seton Hall needs it to move up the bubble. This game matters.