Xavier vs Wake Forest Final: 68-53 - Recap
|Xavier vs Wake Forest Final: 68-53 - Recap|
Xavier got a 21-point performance from Matt Stainbrook, who added 10 rebounds as Xavier ran past Wake Forest 68-53 on Saturday at Cintas Center.
Bettors who backed Xavier were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8.5 at sportsbooks.
James Farr had 13 points for Xavier and Semaj Christon chipped in with 12 points. Dee Davis had 7 assists for them, while Matt Stainbrook was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Wake Forest got 11 points from Codi Miller-McIntyre in a losing cause and another 10 points from Coron Williams. Codi Miller-McIntyre contributed 4 assists for them, while Arnaud-William Adala Moto had 6 rebounds.
Xavier led at halftime, 42-27.
Xavier had a 50-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.