Xavier vs Purdue Wrap - Xavier Wins 63-57
|Xavier vs Purdue Wrap - Xavier Wins 63-57|
Xavier got a 25-point performance from Semaj Christon as they ran past Purdue 63-57 on Saturday at Mackey Arena.
Xavier was an underdog by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Justin Martin had 12 points for Xavier and Isaiah Philmore chipped in with 8 points. Semaj Christon had 4 assists for them, while Travis Taylor was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Purdue got 19 points from Terone Johnson in a losing cause and another 12 points from Ronnie Johnson. D.J. Byrd contributed 3 assists for them, while Terone Johnson had 10 rebounds.
Xavier trailed at halftime, 29-26.
The rebound battle favored Purdue as they grabbed 44 boards, while Xavier only had 29.