Xavier vs Charlotte

Charlotte 63, Xavier 57

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Willie Clayton scored 14 points as Charlotte held off Xavier 63-57 Wednesday night, snapping the Musketeers' winning streak and handing them their first Atlantic 10 Conference defeat.

The 49ers (16-3, 4-1), who lost 81-61 at league foe Richmond on Saturday, have won five of their past six games.

No. 19 Virginia Commonwealth (4-0) is the only remaining team undefeated in A-10 play.

Trailing 37-36 with 14:44 to go, Clayton made back-to-back layups to spark a 13-2 run. The Musketeers closed the gap to four points twice, but could get no closer. After Brad Redford's jumper made it 61-57 with 8 seconds left, Denzel Ingram hit a pair of free throws 2 seconds later to clinch it.

DeMario Mayfield added 13 points and Chris Braswell and Ingram chipped in 12 apiece for Charlotte.

Semaj Christon, who had 11 first-half points, and Travis Taylor finished with 18 apiece for Xavier (11-7, 4-1).

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Xavier Musketeers
T. Taylor, F259-160-1111518
J. Martin, F243-80-16007
J. Robinson, F240-50-05050
S. Christon, G358-162-451518
B. Redford, G302-30-03205
D. Davis261-90-00143
I. Philmore160-42-24042
E. Stenger142-60-11034
L. Amos60-10-02010
J. Farr00-00-00000
Totals 25-684-94452757
 36.8%44.4% 
Charlotte 49ers
W. Clayton, F346-62-380114
C. Braswell, F214-73-723412
P. Henry, G341-31-24423
D. Ingram, G344-72-232212
D. Mayfield, G345-121-432213
D. Clark212-32-76106
E. Nickerson110-22-22122
T. Williams50-20-01010
J. Thompson40-10-02010
I. Benkovic20-11-20001
Totals 22-4414-2933131563
 50%48.3% 
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Georgetown12-622-1125
Providence11-722-1222
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Xavier9-923-1430
Seton Hall6-1216-1597
DePaul6-1212-20197
Creighton4-1414-19151
Marquette4-1413-19147

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UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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