I realize that most Xavier fans are deeply disheartened today by a loss to their 2nd biggest rival Dayton (Cincinnati is the biggest). Nobody foresaw the number 1 seeded Muskies bailing out in the Quarterfinals of the very weak A-10 Tournament. I unfortunately was unable to watch the game today due to work commitments.
But from reading and hearing about the game, it sounds like the Muskies played pitiful basketball for well over 2/3rds of the game, yet they did just enough to be in it when the game was on the line. And was it a foul on Lyons? The refs called it, so I guess it was. Is this loss a reason for Muskie Nation to panic? Continue reading