Xavier vs. Drexel: Recap and Stats

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Xavier vs. Drexel: Recap and Stats
Xavier 69
(4-1, 1-0 away)
Drexel 65
(1-4, 0-2 home)
Venue: Anaheim Convention Center
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, November 23, 2012
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Xavier 26 43 69
Drexel 27 38 65
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Xavier D Davis 14 T Taylor 7 S Christon 6
Drexel C Fouch 16 D McCoy 7 F Massenat 5

On Friday, November 23rd, Xavier got a win on the road against Drexel 69-65. Semaj Christon played brilliantly for the Musketeers and put up a game-high 23 points plus six assists. Justin Martin also had a good game, scoring 12 points and adding nine rebounds. For the Dragons, Tavon Allen got 13 points and three rebounds. Xavier (4-1, 0-0 A-10) heads to Drake (2-2, 0-0 The Valley) on Sunday, November 25th.

Xavier Game Notes

  • Xavier started 4-1 during the 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2002, 2000, 1999, and 1998 seasons (since 1996).
  • XU beat the spread by 6.0 points. That makes the 2nd time this season the Musketeers have beaten the spread.
  • The Musketeers have won 2 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Xavier has won 34 close games.
  • The Musketeers have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • Semaj Christon accounted for 33.3% of the team's points.
  • Justin Martin accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Semaj Christon's career.
  • Semaj Christon has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Justin Martin has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Dee Davis has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Drexel Game Notes

  • Drexel lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Dragons have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Drexel has lost 22 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Damion Lee and Frantz Massenat) accounted for 56.9% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Daryl McCoy and Damion Lee) accounted for 47.3% of the rebounds.
  • Daryl McCoy has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 5 games this season.
  • Frantz Massenat set a career high with 8 field goals made.
  • Derrick Thomas set a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
  • Tavon Allen has 3 straight double-digit point games.
XU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Semaj Christon342336001
AJustin Martin321292202
B+Jeff Robinson291341000
C+Brad Redford18701000
C+Dee Davis301103004
C-Erik Stenger9030000
C-Travis Taylor34360004
DIsaiah Philmore12001000
DREXEL PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATavon Allen171333000
B+Frantz Massenat351804001
B+Damion Lee321940101
C+Dartaye Ruffin36642102
CDaryl McCoy37251002
CDerrick Thomas31512103
-Aquil Younger5200000
-Kazembe Abif7000000

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