Xavier, 2-0, Hosts Undefeated Morehead State On Friday Night

Myles Davis scored 13 points on Tuesday.

Myles Davis scored 13 points on Tuesday.

Nov. 14, 2013


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Xavier, 2-0, hosts Morehead State, 2-0, on Friday night at 8 p.m. at Cintas Center.

Television & Radio

Media Contact: Associate Athletic Director Tom Eiser (eiser@xavier.edu,
513-745-3124 (office), 513-382-5565 (cell) and @Eiser_XU_Sports on Twitter

Television: FOX Sports 2 with play-by-play from Wayne Larrivee and analysis from Bob Wenzel.

Radio: 700 WLW-AM and nationally via iHeartRadio with play-by-play from Xavier Hall of Famer and former Musketeer standout Joe Sunderman (`79). Analysis will be provided by Xavier Hall of Famer and XU all-time leading scorer Byron Larkin (`88).

The X factors...IN 140 CHARACTERS OR LESS

• Xavier is playing the third game of a season-opening five-game homestand.

• Xavier, 2-0, held off Tennessee 67-63 on Tuesday night at Cintas Center behind 18 points from sophomore Semaj Christon.

• Xavier was without two of its three returning starters from last season in the win over UT, Dee Davis and Justin Martin, due to injury.

• Xavier junior Matt Stainbrook had 12 points and nine rebounds versus Tennessee, just missing a double-double for a second straight game.

• Xavier freshman Myles Davis contributed 13 points and two assists on Tuesday.

• Xavier fifth-year head coach Chris Mack, 92-44, has moved into sixth place on XU's all-time wins list.

• Xavier sophomore All-America candidate Semaj Christon added the John Wooden Award watch list to his list of preseason honors.

• Xavier passed the two million mark on Tuesday for men's basketball fans since the building opened for the 2000-01 season.

• Xavier has played 200 games in Cintas Center history, winning 87.5 percent of those games and recording 111 sellouts.

• Xavier has made two NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearances in addition to three NCAA Sweet 16 appearances in the last 10 years.

• Xavier is one of only 14 schools to make at least seven NCAA Tournaments in the last eight years.

• Xavier is first in the BIG EAST and ranked tied for 12th in the nation in the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate at 97 percent.

• Xavier has graduated the last 91 men's basketball players that have played as seniors, including Isaiah Philmore and Erik Stenger