Jason Loves records second double-double in a row.
Feb. 17, 2010
CINCINNATI- Freshman guard Mark Lyons posts a career high and Jordan Crawford adds 20 points to lead four Musketeers in double-figure scoring as Xavier (18-7, 9-2 Atlantic 10) defeated Saint Joseph's (9-17, 3-9 Atlantic 10), 88-52 at Cintas Center Wednesday, February 17, 2010.
Mark Lyons contributed with a career-high 19 points off 6-of-7 shooting, 4-of-4 from downtown. Jason Love had a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds and Jamel McLean chipped in 14 points and grabbed nine boards.
The Muskies provided high-flying excitement with flashy dunks, no look passes and overall great team play. Jamel McLean got the crowd going with his dunks and Jordan Crawford had a fantastic behind the back pass to a trailing Jason Love to get the Cintas Center crowd jumping.
XU demolished the Hawks on the glass 53-17. Frease, McLean and Dante Jackson were all near double figure marks on the boards.
Xavier was able to hold Saint Joe's to 33.9 percent from the field, including a measly 5.3 percent from downtown.
Saint Joseph's was led by Garrett Williamson who scored 17 points off of 6-of-10 shooting.
With tonight's win, Xavier extended its home winning streak to 22 games, the fifth-longest home court winning streak in the country and the longest home win streak by any XU team.
XU is back in action on Saturday as they battle Charlotte. Game-time is set for 2 p.m. Stay tuned to GOXAVIER.com for more information and news from Xavier Men's Basketball.