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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Scoreboard
Xavier (15-10) «223355
Rhode Island (8-17)231942

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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
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

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
 
Other games
DEP 66 Final
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