NCAA Basketball

Xavier Musketeers (12-5)


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vs. Butler
W 63-51
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@ Prov
L 68-83
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Cre 63 - 67 Xavier
2nd 3:38
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Xavier boosts tourney hopes with win over No. 13 Creighton

CINCINNATI (AP) Paul Scruggs scored 23 points and Zach Freemantle added 17, helping Xavier bolster its NCAA Tournament hopes with a 77-69 victory over No. 13 Creighton on Saturday.

Freemantle also had 10 rebounds for Xavier (13-5, 6-5) for his fifth straight double-double. The Musketeers led by as many as 13 points and staved off a late comeback by Creighton.

Damien Jefferson led Creighton (17-6, 13-5 Big East) with 19 points, and Marcus Zegarowski had 15. Mitch Ballock and Denzel Mahoney each had 11 points for the Bluejays, whose four-game winning streak was snapped.

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Leaders
Points: Z. Freemantle16.9
Rebounds: Z. Freemantle8.9
Assists: P. Scruggs6.2
FG%: Z. Freemantle52.9%
FT%: P. Scruggs81.0%
3P%: N. Johnson45.2%
Steals: P. Scruggs1.7
Blocks: D. Miles1.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga23-0
2 Baylor18-0
3 Michigan17-1
4 Ohio State18-6
5 Illinois17-6
6 Alabama18-6
7 Oklahoma14-6
8 Villanova15-3
9 Iowa17-7
10 West Virginia16-6
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga23-0
2 Baylor18-0
3 Michigan17-1
4 Illinois17-6
5 Ohio State18-6
6 Villanova15-3
7 Alabama18-6
8 Oklahoma14-6
9 Florida State14-3
10 Houston19-3
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Big East Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
8 Villanova 10-2 15-3
13 Creighton 13-4 17-5
UConn 9-6 12-6
Seton Hall 10-7 13-10
Xavier 5-5 12-5
St. John's 8-9 14-10
Providence 8-9 12-11
Georgetown 6-8 8-11
Butler 7-11 8-13
Marquette 6-11 11-13
DePaul 2-12 4-12
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 76.5 (65)
Rebounds: 9.5 (203)
Assists: 18.1 (7)
FG%: 46.5% (60)
FT%: 68.4% (244)
3P%: 33.5% (193)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.4 (192)
Rebounds: 28.6 (19)
Assists: 15.0 (302)
FG%: 40.8% (53)
FT%: 75.0% (325)
3P%: 33.3% (172)
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