Xavier vs. Richmond: Recap and Stats

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Xavier vs. Richmond: Recap and Stats
Xavier 71
(12-9, 4-6 away)
Richmond 73
(14-9, 12-2 home)
Venue: Robins Center
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Xavier 34 37 71
Richmond 35 38 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Xavier T Taylor 24 T Taylor 8 B Redford 3
Richmond K Anthony 16 A Nelson-Ododa 8 G Robbins 7

Xavier faced off with Richmond on Saturday, February 2nd and lost a close one to the Spiders 73-71 in conference play. The Musketeers were led by Travis Taylor, who got a season-high 24 points and eight rebounds. Isaiah Philmore had 10 points and added five rebounds. Alonzo Nelson-Ododa got a career-high 13 points and eight rebounds for the Spiders. Next up for Xavier (12-9, 5-3 A-10) is Duquesne (7-14, 0-7 A-10) on Saturday, February 9th on the road.

Xavier Game Notes

  • Xavier started 12-9 during the 2004 and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • XU beat the spread by 1.5 points. That makes the 11th time this season the Musketeers have beaten the spread.
  • The Musketeers have been unlucky 5 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Xavier has lost 25 close games.
  • Xavier has lost 78% of the time this season (2-7) after recording 3 or fewer three-pointers.
  • When the opposition records 5 or more blocks this season, Xavier has lost 86% of the time (1-6).
  • The Musketeers have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 11 games.
  • Xavier has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 8 games.
  • Semaj Christon recorded a team season high in free throws attempted with 13.
  • Travis Taylor accounted for 33.8% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Travis Taylor and Isaiah Philmore) accounted for 48.1% of the rebounds.
  • Travis Taylor has led the team in scoring 7 times and in rebounding 15 times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 16th 20-point game of Travis Taylor's career.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Travis Taylor.
  • Semaj Christon has 9 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Dee Davis.
  • Isaiah Philmore had a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.

Richmond Game Notes

  • Richmond won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Spiders won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Richmond has lost 23 close games.
  • Alonzo Nelson-Ododa accounted for 38.0% of the team's rebounds.
  • Kendall Anthony has led the team in scoring 5 times in 23 games this season.
  • Alonzo Nelson-Ododa has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 23 games this season.
  • Greg Robbins set a career high with 7 assists.
XU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATravis Taylor342480001
B+Isaiah Philmore271052101
B-Semaj Christon291531103
B-Jeff Robinson30831112
CDee Davis28822103
CBrad Redford25313100
C-Justin Martin21231003
-Landen Amos6100000
RICH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AA. Nelson-Ododa361380141
AGreg Robbins341057202
B+Kendall Anthony181601001
B+Cedrick Lindsay231233001
B-Darien Brothers341311001
C+Trey Davis21620000
-Terry Allen5020000
D+Wayne Sparrow11101011
DDeion Taylor18200102

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