Xavier's Bluiett arrested on marijuana possession charge

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) -- Xavier guard Trevon Bluiett is facing a marijuana possession charge following a suburban Indianapolis traffic stop. Carmel police say the 22-year-old from Indianapolis was arrested Monday on one misdemeanor count of marijuana possession. He was released on bond Tuesday from the Hamilton County Jail. Police say Bluiett was pulled over for driving about 75 mph in a 55 mph zone after failing to signal a lane change.

Xavier point guard Edmond Sumner entering NBA draft

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Xavier point guard Edmond Sumner announced on Tuesday that he's entering the NBA draft even though he's still recovering from a significant knee injury. The sophomore tore his left ACL on Jan. 29 and had surgery. He was still using crutches last week while the Musketeers reached the Elite Eight before losing to Gonzaga. Sumner was Xavier's second-leading scorer with 15 points per game.

Xavier returns its core from unexpected trip to Elite Eight

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Xavier coach Chris Mack spent a few extra seconds congratulating Mark Few after his Gonzaga team had reached the Final Four for the first time in school history. Gonzaga's 83-59 win in the Elite Eight on Saturday marked yet another near miss for the Musketeers. They've reached the Elite Eight three times and lost all three times. That last step is a big one. "It's a doozy," Mack said.