Scores

Final

Xavier 73

(13-9, 6-3 A 10)

Duquesne 65

(7-16, 0-9 A 10)

7:00 PM ET, February 9, 2013

CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
XAV 33 4073
DUQ 26 3965

Top Performers

Xavier: S. Christon 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Duquesne: Q. Winters 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast

Xavier 73, Duquesne 65

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Semaj Christon and Isaiah Philmore each scored 16 points and Xavier beat Duquesne 73-65 Saturday night.

It was the 11th consecutive loss for Duquesne (7-16, 0-9 Atlantic 10 Conference). The Musketeers are 13-9, 6-3.

Xavier, up 33-26 at halftime, got 15 points from Justin Martin and a double-double from Travis Taylor (13 points, 12 rebounds). The Musketeers never blew it open, not with Duquesne's Quevyn Winters scoring 19 points.

Winters' 8 for 20 shooting from the field included 3 of 12 3-pointers. Shooting beyond the arc killed Duquesne, which led 47-37 midway through the second half, then missed nine straight shots.

The Dukes were 9 of 33 on treys (27.3 percent). Jeremiah Jones (11 points) hit 3 of 5 3-pointers. Jerry Jones added 11 points.

Philmore, meanwhile, came off the Xavier bench for his 16 points. Justin Martin added 15 points. Christon also had eight assists and seven rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
XAV
DUQ
Points 73 65
FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 22-65 (.338)
3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 9-33 (.273)
FT Made-Attempted 22-34 (.647) 12-17 (.706)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 10

2012-13 Season

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