Evansville vs Xavier Recap - Xavier Wins 63-60
|Evansville vs Xavier Recap - Xavier Wins 63-60|
Xavier got 19 points from Semaj Christon en route to a 63-60 victory over Evansville on Tuesday at Cintas Center.
Xavier won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10-point spread.
Xavier got 10 points from Matt Stainbrook and another 10 points from Dee Davis. Matt Stainbrook contributed 3 assists, while Matt Stainbrook cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Evansville got 15 points from D.J. Balentine in a losing cause and another 11 points from Egidijus Mockevicius. Duane Gibson contributed 5 assists for them, while Adam Wing had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Evansville were victorious, as the score was 32-25 at the break.
Evansville had a 38-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.