Xavier vs Charlotte

Xavier 74, Charlotte 70

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tu Holloway scored 17 points and had seven assists and Xavier held off Charlotte's second-half rally for a 74-70 Atlantic 10 Conference victory Saturday night.

Dezmine Wells and Kenny Frease added 12 points each for the Musketeers (14-7, 5-3), who led by as many as 10 points in the first half and were ahead 71-62 with 2:34 remaining.

The 49ers (10-10, 2-5) used an 8-1 run, capped by DeMario Mayfield's free throw with 12.2 seconds left, to close to 72-70. But Holloway hit a pair of free throws 4 seconds later to seal the win and end Xavier's two-game losing streak.

Javarris Barnett had a career-high 27 points for Charlotte, hitting a career-best seven 3-pointers.

One of Barnett's 3s tied the score at 52-52 with 11:22 left in the second half, and his 25-footer with 5:53 left pulled the 49ers within 62-60.

Chris Braswell added 14 points for Charlotte.

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Scoreboard
Xavier (14-7) «373774
Charlotte (10-10)333770

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Xavier Musketeers
D. Wells, F246-80-071012
J. Robinson, F161-20-02042
K. Frease, C275-82-241212
T. Holloway, G395-136-857317
M. Lyons, G373-131-21527
A. Walker232-40-06224
B. Redford163-60-00129
T. Taylor133-42-43128
D. Davis31-10-00013
J. Martin20-00-00010
Totals 29-5911-1632181974
 49.2%68.8% 
Charlotte 49ers
J. Barnett, F389-152-321327
D. Mayfield, F373-126-8104213
C. Braswell, C254-76-660414
T. Williams, G280-02-23222
J. Briscoe, G221-72-25314
K. Sherrill191-22-22024
D. Green182-70-01326
E. Nickerson130-00-03000
Totals 20-5020-2332131670
 40%87% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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