Xavier vs Rhode Island

Xavier 55, Rhode Island 42

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KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) - Travis Taylor grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds en route to his eighth double-double of the year as Xavier won 55-42 at Rhode Island Wednesday night.

Taylor added 13 points and Semaj Christon had 16 on 8-of-8 free-throw shooting for the Musketeers (16-10, 9-4 Atlantic 10 Conference).

Xavier trailed 33-32 with 14:44 left when Christon made two free throws to spark a 10-0, nearly 6-minute run. After allowing five quick points, the Musketeers held Rhode Island to just one free throw from the 7:49 mark until allowing a made jumper with 23 seconds remaining.

Xavier improved to 2-7 this season when scoring fewer than 60 points.

The Rams (8-17, 3-9) dropped their sixth straight and 18th of 19 in the rivalry. Xavier Munford recorded 15 points on 5-of-17 shooting, including a 3-of-12 showing from 3-point range. Rhode Island shot just 24.1 percent (13 of 54) and was 5-of-30 shooting from deep.

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Xavier Musketeers
T. Taylor, F354-95-7170013
J. Robinson, F302-60-04134
J. Martin, F242-52-65026
S. Christon, G334-128-871416
D. Davis, G301-31-12433
B. Redford222-50-03106
I. Philmore173-51-23047
E. Stenger80-00-02040
J. Farr10-00-00000
Totals 18-4517-244572055
 40%70.8% 
Rhode Island Rams
J. Hare, F251-30-04022
N. Malesevic, F220-80-15140
M. Powell, G383-112-22419
X. Munford, G375-172-433315
A. Malone, G332-103-56138
T. Buchanan200-20-02120
M. Aaman142-24-52038
A. Bigby110-00-03010
R. Brooks10-10-00000
Totals 13-5411-1729101942
 24.1%64.7% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova13-326-32
Butler11-522-611
Creighton9-622-626
Xavier8-718-1021
Marquette8-717-1068
Seton Hall7-817-1048
Providence7-817-1155
St. Johns7-913-16123
Georgetown5-1114-1579
DePaul2-139-19223

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton14-223-524
VCU13-223-525
Rhode Island10-518-949
Richmond10-516-1193
St. Bona.9-617-1087
George Mason8-718-10111
La Salle8-714-12109
Geo. Wash.7-815-13126
Fordham7-813-15187
Davidson7-914-13107
Saint Louis4-119-19242
UMass3-1213-15183
Saint Josephs3-1210-17177
Duquesne3-1210-18239
 
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GTOWN 90
MINN 45 Final
OHST 71
PROV 59 Final
SYR 84
HOU 74 Final
MEMP 81
WISC 69 Final
NW 41
KAN 68 Final
OKST 67
CSU 59 Final
UNLV 61
WASH 52 Final
ARIZ 70
SACL 42 Final
GONZ 85