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NCAA Game Summary - Morehead State at Xavier



(Friday, November 15)

Final Score: Xavier 79, Morehead State 56

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Semaj Christon led the way with 20 points for the Xavier Musketeers in their 79-56 victory over the Morehead State Eagles at the Cintas Center.

Xavier (3-0) had three players score in double digits en-route to its third-straight victory. Christon shot 10-of-13 from the field on the night. Jalen Reynolds had 11 points and Isaiah Philmore chipped in 10. Matt Stainbrook brought down 10 boards for the Musketeers.

Morehead State (2-1) was paced by Chad Posthumus and his 12 points and 12 rebounds. Luka Pajkovic added 11 points.

The Eagle's poor shooting in the first half allowed Xavier to take a 38-23 lead into the break. Morehead State shot 18.5 percent from the field and 2- of-11 from beyond the arc. The Musketeers weren't much better from 3-point range (1-of-7) but they were able to make 46.4 percent of their shots from the field overall.

The intermission gave both teams a boost.Xavier had a 60.0 percent field goal percentage and went 10-of-11 from the charity stripe. Morehead State improved to 42.9 percent from the field in the second half while going 2-of-7 from behind the three point line, but it was not nearly enough.

Although both teams were even in rebounds with 34 for each team, Xavier dominated the inside with a 50-16 scoring advantage in the paint.

11/15 23:08:19 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
Final
CWS 4
BOS 6
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
Final
ANA 5
OAK 4
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR