Scores

Final

Xavier 63

(6-1, 1-0 away)

Purdue 57

(3-4, 2-2 home)

Coverage: BTN

2:15 PM ET, December 1, 2012

Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Indiana

1 2 T
XAV 26 3763
PUR 29 2857

Top Performers

Xavier: S. Christon 25 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

Purdue: T. Johnson 19 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast

Xavier 63, Purdue 57

Associated Press

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Semaj Christon scored 25 points to help lead Xavier to a 63-57 win over Purdue on Saturday.

Justin Martin added 12 points and Isaiah Philmore had eight points and seven rebounds for the Musketeers (6-1), who have won three straight.

Terone Johnson had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Ronnie Johnson had 12 points for the Boilermakers (3-4), who missed all 17 of their 3-point attempts, leaving them scoreless from beyond the arc for the first time since 1992.

Christon scored the go-ahead free throw to give the Musketeers a 47-46 lead with 8:02 to play, then Brad Redford hit a 3-pointer and Christon scored again to make it 52-46 late.

Christon's 3-pointer with 2:49 left gave the Musketeers a 55-48 lead, and Xavier never looked back.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
XAV
PUR
Points 63 57
FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 21-60 (.350)
3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 0-17 (.000)
FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 15-23 (.652)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 5

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