Minnesota faces Xavier in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The two teams will face off Friday in the first of four games held at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Gophers fans are hoping that they can use the close proximity (a five-hour drive) to their advantage. Xavier finished 25-8 overall and 14-2 in the Atlantic 10 Conference, which got three teams into the NCAA tournament field.
March 15, 2010
This is the Atlantic 10 Conference's men's basketball notebook for the week ending Saturday, February 27, 2010. Xavier's Jordan Crawford and Jonathan Hall of St. Bonaventure are the players of the week. The Billikens' Cody Ellis is the rookie of the week.
February 28, 2010
This is the Atlantic 10 Conference's men's basketball notebook for the week ending Saturday, December 5, 2009. UMass's Ricky Harris and Damian Hollis of George Washington share Player of the Week honors. Charlotte's Chris Braswell is the Rookie of the Week.
December 6, 2009
This is the Atlantic 10 Conference's men's basketball notebook for the week ending Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009. Awards this week go to Duquesne's Damian Saunders, Xavier's Jordan Crawford, Saint Joseph's Carl Jones and George Washington's Lasan Kromah.
November 22, 2009