Xavier vs DePaul Final: 84-74 - Recap
|Xavier vs DePaul Final: 84-74 - Recap|
Xavier got 27 points from Semaj Christon en route to an 84-74 victory over DePaul on Monday at Allstate Arena.
Xavier was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5.5-point spread as a favorite.
Justin Martin had 18 points for Xavier and Isaiah Philmore chipped in with 13 points. Dee Davis had 6 assists for them, while Matt Stainbrook was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
DePaul got a 25-point performance from Cleveland Melvin, who was supported by 18 points from Billy Garrett Jr.. Billy Garrett Jr. had 3 assists in a losing cause for DePaul, while Charles McKinney grabbed 6 rebounds.
Xavier led at halftime, 50-32.
Xavier won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-29.