"But they won six of seven to end the regular season and have momentum entering the new season. "That momentum has helped Xavier garner a number of preseason top-25 rankings, as the Musketeers bring back four stalwarts in Naji Marshall, Paul Scruggs, Tyrique Jones and Quentin Goodin. They also bring in a top-25 recruiting class and two graduate transfers. This team is more talented, more experienced and deeper than a season ago."