As Arizona tried in vain to account for how it squandered an eight-point lead in less than four minutes against 11th-seeded Xavier, sophomore guard Allonzo Trier shot down one popular explanation. Trier insists poor shot selection wasn’t the reason the Wildcats failed to score on their last six possessions
If you’re Xavier’s Malcolm Bernard, you do so by body-slamming a teammate to the floor… Seriously. Bernard had the ball in his hands as the final horn sounded on Xavier’s Sweet 16 win over Arizona. The Musketeers were too excited to care, though.
Only a couple weeks ago, Xavier needed another win or two just to secure its place in the NCAA tournament. Now the Musketeers are a victory away from the Final Four. Eleventh-seeded Xavier rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final four minutes against second-seeded Arizona to advance to the