Men's Basketball Program Ranked Among The Nation's Elite
Oct. 23, 2007
CINCINNATI - The "This is another strong acknowledgement of the tradition of success at
"This is another strong acknowledgement of the tradition of success at
The top 10 programs in this year's rankings were: Duke,
The Basketball Times program rankings take into effect six different categories over the ten-year period. Xavier is 17th in winning percentage (.710), sixth in program cleanliness, 17th in the head coach ranking of Sean Miller, tied for 14th in current NBA players (3), tied for fourth in graduation rate according to the 2007 NCAA report, eighth in the USNWR academic peer assessment ranking by U.S. News & World Report that complements a school's graduation rate with the (perceived) value of its diploma. A panel of 10 writers from Basketball Times and the USBWA (United States Basketball Writers Association) compiled the rankings for head coaches and program cleanliness.