5:05 PM ET, March 21, 2010
BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE -- Dunking on LeBron James made him a sensation on YouTube.Now Jordan Crawford is making a name for himself on a more traditional stage, putting together consecutive big games to lead Xavier into the second week of the NCAA tournament.Crawford scored 27 points, including a breakaway dunk with just over 2 minutes remaining, to help the sixth-seeded Musketeers beat Pittsburgh 71-68 on Sunday night to advance to the round of 16 for the third straight year.
New Year, New Result
Xavier joined Michigan State as the only schools to reach the round of 16 the last three years by exacting some revenge on Pittsburgh.
|Result||L, 60-55||W, 71-68|
|3-pt FG pct.||21.7||50.0|
|Jason Love||1 point||14 points|
MILWAUKEE - MARCH 21: Jermaine Dixon #24 of the Pittsburgh Panthers goes up for a shot against Jamel McLean #22...(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-50 (.480)||25-64 (.391)|
|3P Made-Attempted||8-16 (.500)||7-21 (.333)|
|FT Made-Attempted||15-23 (.652)||11-18 (.611)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||16 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|
|» Mar 21, 2010||XAV 71, @PITT 68||Recap|