La Salle vs. Xavier: Recap and Stats

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La Salle vs. Xavier: Recap and Stats
La Salle 63
(12-5, 4-4 away)
Xavier 70
(11-6, 7-3 home)
Venue: Cintas Center
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
La Salle 27 36 63
Xavier 35 35 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
La Salle R Galloway 17 J Wright 6 R Galloway 3
Xavier S Christon 14 T Taylor 8 S Christon 5

On Saturday, January 19th, Xavier defeated La Salle 70-63 in A-10 play. Travis Taylor put on a show for the Musketeers and got nine points and 12 rebounds. Semaj Christon also had a good outing, scoring a game-high 18 points and adding five assists. Jerrell Wright got eight points and eight rebounds for the Explorers. Xavier (11-6, 4-0 A-10) heads to Charlotte (15-2, 3-0 A-10) on Wednesday, January 23rd.

Xavier Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:46 left to go.
  • The last time XU started the season 11-6 was 1999.
  • The win over La Salle extended the Xavier winning streak to 4 games.
  • XU beat the spread by 5.5 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Musketeers have beaten the spread.
  • The Musketeers have won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after recording 70 or more total points.
  • XU has won 75% of the time this season (6-2) when opponents record 29 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Xavier has won 86% of the time (6-1) when Jeff Robinson has 10 points or more, 100% of the time (4-0) when Semaj Christon has 8 field goals made or more, and 100% of the time (7-0) when Brad Redford has 3 three-pointers or more.
  • The Musketeers set season highs for blocks and steals.
  • The last time XU recorded at least 9 blocks was Nov 15, 2011 against IPFW.
  • The Musketeers have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 7 games.
  • Xavier has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--XU has a 10.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Semaj Christon and Brad Redford) accounted for 44.2% of the points.
  • Travis Taylor accounted for 38.7% of the team's rebounds.
  • Semaj Christon has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 17 games this season.
  • Travis Taylor has led the team in rebounding in 12 out of 17 games this season.
  • Brad Redford has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Semaj Christon has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Travis Taylor recorded the 16th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Travis Taylor had a career high with 12 rebounds.

La Salle Game Notes

  • La Salle lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Tyrone Garland and Ramon Galloway) accounted for 49.2% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jerrell Wright and Ramon Galloway) accounted for 48.2% of the rebounds.
  • Tyrone Garland has led the team in scoring 4 times in 17 games this season.
  • Jerrell Wright has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 17 games this season.
  • Tyrone Garland has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Jerrell Wright.
SALLE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Jerrell Wright19880102
B+Tyrone Garland241631402
B+Ramon Galloway341562405
BSteve Zack311342103
B-D.J. Peterson18620100
D+Sam Mills25002211
DTyreek Duren32311002
D-Rohan Brown11000000
-Taylor Dunn4111100
XU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATravis Taylor309122132
ASemaj Christon321825306
B+Isaiah Philmore17830010
B+Dee Davis23617101
BJeff Robinson251060032
BBrad Redford341300011
CLanden Amos8030202
C-Justin Martin23410201
-Erik Stenger6000111

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