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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Scoreboard
Xavier (11-7)273057
Charlotte (16-3) «283563

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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% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova0-010-07
Georgetown0-08-0196
Seton Hall0-09-120
Xavier0-09-117
Butler0-08-241
St. Johns0-08-218
Creighton0-07-244
Marquette0-07-385
Providence0-07-363
DePaul0-06-4236

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-112
La. Tech0-07-352
Marshall0-07-3178
Old Dominion0-07-373
FAU0-06-3122
Western Ky.0-06-351
UAB0-06-4194
FIU0-05-4248
So. Miss0-05-4272
North Texas0-06-5257
UT-San Antonio0-06-5248
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6213
Rice0-02-7304
 
Other games
PSU 49 Final
IND 72
BUTL 53 Final
LAS 54
DUKE 63 Final
MIAMI 90
FLA 64 Final
UGA 47
CSU 61 Final
NMEX 66
CREI 69 Final
DRKE 74
WICH 62 Final
MOST 52
MINN 48 Final
NW 55
WSU 61 Final
ORE 68