Atlantic 10 Tournament - Saint Joseph's vs Xavier Recap - Saint Joseph's Wins 58-57
|Atlantic 10 Tournament - Saint Joseph's vs Xavier Recap - Saint Joseph's Wins 58-57|
Saint Joseph's earned a 58-57 victory over Xavier on Thursday, getting 14 points from Langston Galloway at Barclays Center.
The match was decisive in favor of Saint Joseph's, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.
Carl Jones had 11 points for Saint Joseph's and Halil Kanacevic chipped in with 11 points. Halil Kanacevic had 6 assists for them, while Ronald Roberts, Jr. was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Xavier got 16 points from Travis Taylor in a losing cause and another 14 points from Brad Redford. Semaj Christon contributed 4 assists for them, while Travis Taylor had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Saint Joseph's were victorious, as the score was 28-25 at the break.
Saint Joseph's won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-28.