In five months, the Xavier Musketeers will host the 2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 and Elite Eight at the Cintas Center. As Xavier anticipates hosting the NCAA Tournament Regional, the athletic department is planning a series of virtual events beginning Thursday, Oct. 22. Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman, Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma and Xavier head coach Mel Moore will discuss the upcoming NCAA Tournament and the state of the Big East Conference.
When news broke Wednesday that the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University had reached an agreement to play this season's Crosstown Shootout on Dec. 6 at Fifth Third Arena, Xavier coach Travis Steele referenced a "contract" between the schools as one of the reasons Xavier didn't want to alter the Shootout plan this season and beyond. In (the) contract, it's supposed to be played at Fifth Third and that's where we're playing," Steele said. So, is there an actual signed document?