Xavier, 2-0, Hosts Undefeated Morehead State On Friday Night
Nov. 14, 2013
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org,
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 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.