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NCAA Game Summary - Xavier at Charlotte



(Saturday, January 28th)

Final Score: Xavier 74, Charlotte 70

Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Tu Holloway tallied 17 points and 7 assists and the Xaiver Musketeers held on the beat the Charlotte 49ers 74-70 in Atlantic 10 play at Halton Arena.

Dezmine Wells and Kenny Frease each chipped in with 12 points for Xavier (14-7, 5-3 A-10), which has won five of its last seven.

For Charlotte (10-10, 2-5), Javarris Barnett scored a career-high 27 points with seven three-pointers. DeMario Mayfield recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds and Chris Braswell netted 14 points for the 49ers, who are now losers of three straight.

Xavier played to a 37-33 lead after one half behind 48.4 percent shooting. Charlotte shot just 32.1 percent from the floor but was able to keep it close by connecting on 11-of-13 free-throws.

Charlotte was able to tie the game at 52-52 with 11:26 left in the second half following a Barnett three-pointer, but Xavier answered with a trey from Brad Redford a minute later to retake a lead that the Musketeers would not relinquish for the remainder of the contest.

Xavier committed just nine turnovers as compared to 14 for Charlotte.

01/28 23:36:14 ET