Jones leads Xavier over Providence 75-61

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Tyrique Jones had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead Xavier to a 75-61 win over Providence on Saturday.

Jones made 9 of 11 shots.

Naji Marshall had 14 points and seven rebounds for Xavier (13-13, 5-8 Big East Conference), which ended its four-game road losing streak. Zach Hankins added 13 points. Quentin Goodin had 13 points and seven assists for the visiting team.

Nate Watson had 16 points for the Friars (14-12, 4-9).

The Musketeers evened the season series against the Friars with the win. Providence defeated Xavier 64-62 on Jan. 23. Xavier matches up against Seton Hall on the road on Wednesday. Providence plays St. John's at home on Wednesday.


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