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  1. Ta'Shia Phillips is one of a kind for Xavier Musketeers

    Graham Hays

    Ta'Shia Phillips didn't always tower over opponents. So instead of relying on sheer size to trump skill or effort, Xavier's 6-foot-6 senior has transformed into one of the nation's most relentless rebounders.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2011
  2. Women's college basketball: Mid-major rankings

    Graham Hays

    1. Xavier (14-2, 3-0 Atlantic 10) A tough 63-59 victory at home against Dayton might be a sign of things to come in an Atlantic 10 full of quality teams this season, but the flagship mid-major program generally keeps rolling along behind Amber Harri...

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  3. Women's college basketball: Xavier Musketeers remain No. 1 in mid...

    Graham Hays

    1. Xavier (10-2) What to do with Xavier? Would any team on this list have fared better against Stanford than the Musketeers did in a 89-52 loss? Well, the game wasn't at Maples, but Gonzaga, for one, had the Cardinal tied late in the second half, so...

    Blog | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  4. Women's college basketball: A look at the week ahead

    Graham Hays

    MONDAY Dayton at Boston College: The toughest week of the season for Dayton begins in Boston. The Flyers play the Eagles on Monday in a game that could be delayed by overheating scoreboards before traveling to Cincinnati for their Atlantic 10 opener...

    Blog | Conversation | January 03, 2011
  5. Women's college basketball: Mid-major top 10 poll

    Graham Hays

    1. Xavier (10-1) It wasn't enough to escape what sounded like a wild finish at Cameron, but Xavier's defense is back to its normal stifling self -- good news with a trip to Stanford still on the itinerary for next week. In wins on the road at Middle...

    Blog | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  6. Women's college basketball: Lauren Prochaska helps Bowling Green ...

    Graham Hays

    As a kid growing up in Ohio, Lauren Prochaska liked few things quite so much as staying outside and shooting a basketball, no matter how much her parents tried to convince her that it was time to come in for the night. Left to deal with the result o...

    Blog | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  7. Women's college basketball: Xavier tops first mid-major rankings

    Graham Hays

    1. Xavier (2-0) This week: vs. Louisville, vs. Troy, vs. Delaware State Maybe the defense isn't quite up to the program's standards just yet; Michigan became the first team to shoot 50 percent in a game against Xavier since before Amber Harris arr...

    Blog | Conversation | November 22, 2010
  8. Last season's Elite Eight losers back for more

    Graham Hays

    They all lost in the Elite Eight last season. But Florida State, Kentucky, Duke and especially Xavier are ready to pick up where they left off.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2010
  9. Women's NCAA tournament: Balcomb, Dores home in Cincinnati

    Graham Hays

    CINCINNATI -- Vanderbilt coach Melanie Balcomb has fielded her fair share of questions about coming back to Xavier for the first and second rounds of the NCAA tournament, the same school she led to a regional final in 2001 and at which she won 135 ga...

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2010
  10. Women's NCAA tournament: Amber Harris hits game-winner for Xavier...

    Graham Hays

    Xavier was seconds from being upset by Vanderbilt. That's when Amber Harris came calling for the Musketeers.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2010
  11. Women's basketball: Xavier Musketeers are No. 1 in final mid-majo...

    Graham Hays

    1. Xavier (24-3, 14-0 Atlantic 10) Notable wins: USC, Arizona State, Kansas, Minnesota, Middle Tennessee St., Temple, Dayton (twice) Losses: Michigan State, Michigan, LSU The frontcourt lived up to all expectations, especially as Amber Harris co...

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2010
  12. Women's basketball: Xavier Musketeers, Gonzaga Bulldogs are Nos. ...

    Graham Hays

    1. Xavier (20-3, 10-0 Atlantic 10): It dealt with a scare at home against Saint Joseph's -- a three-point game with less than a minute to play -- but Xavier mostly keeps rolling through the Atlantic 10. After a bit of a rough patch, Special Jennings ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 14, 2010
  13. Katie Rutan adds outside threat to Xavier Musketeers

    Graham Hays

    With one of the nation's top post games and having graduated its top outside shooters from a season ago, 3-point shooting could have been Xavier's downfall. Instead, it might be the ticket to postseason glory.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2010
  14. Previewing the A-10 and MWC women's basketball races

    Graham Hays

    The top tiers in both the Atlantic 10 and Mountain West conferences are full of teams that will compete for their respective league crowns.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2010