Rhode Island vs Xavier

Xavier 84, Rhode Island 66

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CINCINNATI (AP) - Tu Holloway had a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday night, getting Xavier's sluggish offense going to an 84-66 victory over Rhode Island that kept the Musketeers locked in a second-place tie in the Atlantic 10.

Xavier (16-8, 17-3) can grab at least a share of first place when it plays at Temple (18-5, 7-2) on Saturday. The Owls rallied to beat George Washington 79-72 on Wednesday night.

The Musketeers have won five in a row against Rhode Island (5-20, 2-8) and 17 of the last 18 in their series.

Xavier was out of sync for most of the first half, throwing the ball away and missing shots. Holloway had eight points and a pair of assists during an 18-3 run throughout the closing minutes of the half and the start of the second, putting Xavier in control 33-17. The Musketeers led by as many as 25.

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Scoreboard
Rhode Island (5-20)174966
Xavier (16-8) «275784

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Rhode Island Rams
O. Outerbridge, F355-162-260113
J. Holton, F274-131-15259
N. Malesevic, F230-62-22122
B. Baron, G387-126-722122
M. Powell, G312-62-22217
T. Buchanan233-40-02037
D. McKoy130-11-20111
L. Shengelia30-10-02030
R. Harris21-10-01002
A. Malhoit21-20-00003
B. Vedder20-10-00000
A. Kemp10-00-00120
Totals 23-6314-162891966
 36.5%87.5% 
Xavier Musketeers
D. Wells, F243-82-23128
A. Walker, F234-61-25109
K. Frease, C243-62-29218
T. Holloway, G326-88-8106220
B. Redford, G162-50-03046
M. Lyons233-93-425210
T. Taylor184-64-532112
D. Davis112-30-00124
J. Martin110-10-00100
J. Robinson111-20-03012
G. McKenzie41-20-00012
L. Amos10-00-00000
O. Cooper11-11-20003
G. Dougan10-00-01000
Totals 30-5721-2542191684
 52.6%84% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266

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
 
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