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The summer following Xavier's first Elite Eight appearance, Matta was offered and accepted the position of head men's basketball coach at Ohio State. Xavier Athletic Director, Dawn Rogers, quickly promoted Xavier Associate Head Coach Sean Miller. From 2004 to 2009, Miller compiled a record of 120–47.
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Matchup History. SAN JOSE, Calif. - The No. 11 seed Xavier Musketeers (24-13, 9-9 BIG EAST) used a 9-0 run to erase a seven-point deficit to the No. 2 seed Arizona Wildcats in the final three minutes of the NCAA West Regional Semifinal to advance to the Elite Eight for the third time in program history. The Wildcats finish the season at 32-5 overall and 16-2 in Pac 12 play.
Complete NCAA Tournament history for the Xavier Musketeers. Includes stats, records, season-by-season results, and more.
Xavier University: Head coach: Melanie Moore (1st season) Conference: Big East: Location: Cincinnati, Ohio: Arena: Cintas Center (Capacity: 10,250) Nickname: Musketeers: Colors: Navy blue, white, and gray NCAA Tournament Elite Eight; 2001, 2010: NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen; 2001, 2010: NCAA Tournament Second round; 1999, 2001, 2010, 2011: NCAA Tournament Appearances
Since then, Xavier’s made 21 NCAA Tournaments with seven more trips to the Sweet 16 and three Elite Eight appearances. “The biggest challenge was to make them believe we belonged,” said Gillen.