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2013–14 Xavier Musketeers men's basketball team

The 2013–14 Xavier Musketeers men's basketball team represented Xavier University during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Led by fifth year head coach Chris Mack, they played their games at the Cintas Center and were first year members of the newly reorganized Big East Conference. They finished the season 21–13, 10–8 in Big East play to finish in a three way tie for third place. They advanced to the semifinals of the Big East Tournament where they lost to Creighton. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament where the lost in the First Round ("First Four") to NC State.

2013–14 Xavier Musketeers men's basketball
Xavier Musketeers logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, First Round
ConferenceBig East Conference
2013–14 record21–13 (10–8 Big East)
Head coachChris Mack (5th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaCintas Center
Seasons
2013–14 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 Villanova 16 2   .889     29 5   .853
#16 Creighton 14 4   .778     27 8   .771
Providence 10 8   .556     23 12   .657
Xavier 10 8   .556     21 13   .618
St. John's 10 8   .556     20 13   .606
Marquette 9 9   .500     17 15   .531
Georgetown 8 10   .444     18 15   .545
Seton Hall 6 12   .333     17 17   .500
Butler 4 14   .222     14 17   .452
DePaul 3 15   .167     12 21   .364
2014 Big East Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll
Source:[1]

Previous seasonEdit

The Musketeers finished the 2012–13 season with a record of 17–14, 9–7 in Atlantic 10 play for a tie for sixth place. They lost in the first round of the A-10 Tournament to Saint Joseph's. This season marked Xavier's final season in the A-10.

RosterEdit

2013–14 Xavier Musketeers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Semaj Christon 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Cincinnati, Ohio
F 1 Jalen Reynolds 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 222 lb (101 kg) Fr Livonia, Michigan
F 2 James Farr 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 237 lb (108 kg) So Evanston, Illinois
G 3 Brandon Randolph 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Inglewood, California
G 5 Remy Abell   6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Louisville, KY
G 11 Dee Davis 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 161 lb (73 kg) Jr Bloomington, Indiana
G 14 Tim Whelan 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Sr Cincinnati, Ohio
G 15 Myles Davis 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Plainfield, New Jersey
F 20 Justin Martin 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Jr Indianapolis, Indiana
F 21 Tim Stainbrook (W) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Bay Village, Ohio
G 22 Landen Amos 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Chicago, Illinois
F 24 Kamall Richards 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Brooklyn, NY
F 31 Isaiah Philmore 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) RS Sr Bel Air, Maryland
F 32 Kevin Coker 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Plainfield, Illinois
F 35 Erik Stenger 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 207 lb (94 kg) RS Sr Cincinnati, Ohio
F 40 Matt Stainbrook 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 263 lb (119 kg) RS Jr Bay Village, Ohio
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2012-10-21

DeparturesEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Joe Schuessler 3 G 6'2" 175 RS Freshman Glen Ellyn, Illinois No longer on team roster
Travis Taylor 4 F 6'8" 216 Senior Union, New Jersey Graduated
Brad Redford 12 G 6'1" 182 Senior Frankenmuth, Michigan Graduated
Jeff Robinson 21 F 6'10" 225 Senior Indianapolis, Indiana Graduated

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 2, 2013*
4:00 pm
Quincy (IL) W 84–54 
Cintas Center (N/A)
Cincinnati, OH
Regular season
November 8, 2013*
7:00 pm, FSN
Gardner–Webb W 83–59  1–0
Cintas Center (10,250)
Cincinnati, OH
November 12, 2013*
9:00 pm, FS1
Tennessee W 67–63  2–0
Cintas Center (9,878)
Cincinnati, OH
November 15, 2013*
8:00 pm, FS2
Morehead State W 79–56  3–0
Cintas Center (9,528)
Cincinnati, OH
November 20, 2013*
8:00 pm, FS1
Miami (OH) W 77–51  4–0
Cintas Center (9,514)
Cincinnati, OH
November 25, 2013*
7:00 pm, FS1
Abilene Christian
Battle 4 Atlantis Opening Round
W 93–65  5–0
Cintas Center (9,265)
Cincinnati, OH
November 28, 2013*
7:00 pm, NBCSN
vs. No. 23 Iowa
Battle 4 Atlantis First Round
L 74–77 OT 5–1
Imperial Arena (2,258)
Nassau, BAH
November 29, 2013*
3:00 pm, AXS TV
vs. Tennessee
Battle 4 Atlantis Consolation 2nd Round
L 49–64  5–2
Imperial Arena (1,573)
Nassau, BAH
November 30, 2013*
1:00 PM, AXS TV
vs. USC
Battle 4 Atlantis 7th place game
L 78–84  5–3
Imperial Arena (1,393)
Nassau, BAH
December 7, 2013*
2:00 pm, FS1
Bowling Green W 85–73 OT 6–3
Cintas Center (9,270)
Cincinnati, OH
December 10, 2013*
2:00 pm, FS1
Evansville W 63–60  7–2
Cintas Center (9,086)
Cincinnati, OH
December 14, 2013*
8:00 pm, FS1
vs. Cincinnati
Skyline Chilli Crosstown Classic
W 64–47  8–3
U.S. Bank Arena (10,250)
Cincinnati, OH
December 21, 2013*
7:00 pm, CSS
at Alabama W 77–74  9–3
Coleman Coliseum (10,477)
Tuscaloosa, AL
December 28, 2013*
5:00 pm, FS1
Wake Forest
Skip Prosser Classic
W 68–53  10–3
Cintas Center (10,064)
Cincinnati, OH
Big East Conference Regular season
December 31, 2013
12:00 pm, FS1
St. John's W 70–60  11–3 (1–0)
Cintas Center (10,250)
Cincinnati, OH
January 4, 2014
2:00 pm, FSN
Butler W 79–68  12–3 (2–0)
Cintas Center (10,250)
Cincinnati, OH
January 9, 2014
9:00 pm, FS1
Marquette W 86–79  13–3 (3–0)
Cintas Center (9,630)
Cincinnati, OH
January 12, 2014
3:00 pm, CBSSN
at Creighton L 89–95  13–4 (3–1)
CenturyLink Center (17,589)
Omaha, NE
January 15, 2014
7:00 pm, CBSSN
Georgetown W 80–67  14–4 (4–1)
Cintas Center (10,250)
Cincinnati, OH
January 20, 2014
4:00 pm, FSN
at DePaul W 84–74  15–4 (5–1)
Allstate Arena (6,531)
Rosemont, IL
January 25, 2014
12:00 pm, FS1
at Providence L 72–81  15–5 (5–2)
Dunkin Donuts Center (11,112)
Providence, RI
February 1, 2014
12:00 pm, CBSSN
Seton Hall L 60–68  15–6 (5–3)
Cintas Center (10,063)
Cincinnati, OH
February 3, 2014
7:00 pm, FS1
at No. 6 Villanova L 58–81  15–7 (5–4)
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
February 8, 2014
2:00 pm, FS1
Providence W 59–53  16–7 (6–4)
Cintas Center (10,250)
Cincinnati, OH
February 11, 2014
9:00 pm, FS1
at Butler W 64-50  17–7 (7–4)
Hinkle Fieldhouse (6,868)
Indianapolis, IN
February 15, 2014
6:00 pm, FOX
at Marquette L 72-81  17–8 (7–5)
BMO Harris Bradley Center (18,644)
Milwaukee, WI
February 19, 2014
7:00 pm, CBSSN
DePaul W 83-64  18–8 (8–5)
Cintas Center (9,752)
Cincinnati, OH
February 22, 2014
11:30 am, FS2/FS1[note 1]
at Georgetown L 52–74  18–9 (8–6)
Verizon Center (11,854)
Washington, D.C.
February 25, 2014
7:00 pm, FS1
at St. John's W 65-53  19–9 (9–6)
Madison Square Garden (6,707)
New York City, NY
March 1, 2014
5:00 pm, FS1
No. 9 Creighton W 75-69  20–9 (10–6)
Cintas Center (10,483)
Cincinnati, OH
March 3, 2014
7:00 pm, FS1
at Seton Hall L 62-71  20–10 (10–7)
Prudential Center (6,286)
Newark, NJ
March 6, 2014
7:00 pm, FS1
No. 6 Villanova L 70-77  20–11 (10–8)
Cintas Center (10,340)
Cincinnati, OH
Big East Tournament
March 13, 2014
9:30 pm, FS1
vs. Marquette
Quarterfinals
W 68–65  21–11
Madison Square Garden (13,807)
New York City, NY
March 14, 2014
9:30 pm, FS1
vs. Creighton
Semifinals
L 86–78  21–12
Madison Square Garden (15,580)
New York City, NY
NCAA Tournament
March 18, 2014*
9:10 pm, truTV
No. (12 MW) vs. (12 MW) NC State
First Round ("First Four")
L 59–74  21–13
University of Dayton Arena (12,077)
Dayton, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time. (#) denote seed within region MW=Midwest.

[2]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Originally scheduled to air on Fox Sports 1, the first 30 minutes of the game were broadcast on Fox Sports 2 due to a scheduling conflict with a broadcast of automobile racing practice runs on Fox Sports 1. The broadcast switched to Fox Sports 1 at 12:00 noon EST with the game in progress.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Big East Conference Standings - 2013-14." ESPN.com. Retrieved: March 18, 2014.
  2. ^ "2013–2014 Xavier Musketeers men's basketball schedule". cstv.com. Retrieved October 21, 2013.