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Recap: Xavier , Creighton
Date: January 26, 2020 4:00 PM EDT
  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Ty-Shon Alexander scored 24 points going 10 of 11 from the foul line and Marcus Zegarowski scored 14 and Creighton beat Xavier 77-66 on Sunday.

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Mitch Ballock scored 14 and Denzel Mahoney 14 off the bench.

Creighton (16-5, 5-3 Big East Conference) built a 10-1 lead and never trailed. They extended the lead to 33-19 on a pair of free throws by Mahoney followed by his three-point play with 4:56 before halftime. Xavier made a late 12-6 run to get within 39-31 at the break.

The Bluejays started the second half with an 11-6 spurt for a 13-point lead. The Musketeers used a 9-0 outburst to get within 65-59 on a jumper by Naji Marshall with 4:46 left but couldn't get closer.

Zach Freemantle led Xavier with 18 points, Marshall 15 and Tyrique Jones 11 with 13 rebounds, eight of which came on the offensive end. Paul Scruggs grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Musketeers owned a 46-28 rebounding advantage. They grabbed 19 boards on the offensive end.

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 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 XAVIER  +190   +5.5   143 
 CREIGH  -240   -5.5   
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 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 XAVIER  36%   45%   50% 
 CREIGH  64%   55%   50% 
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 NCAA BK HEAD TO HEAD
 Jan 11, 2020  Score  ATS Results 
 CREIGH « 77 Cover: 15 
 XAVIER 65 Under: 142 
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 Mar 14, 2019  Score  ATS Results 
 CREIGH 61 Under: 124 
 XAVIER « 63 Cover: 5 
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 Feb 13, 2019  Score  ATS Results 
 CREIGH 61 Under: 125 
 XAVIER « 64 Cover: 4 
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 Feb 3, 2019  Score  ATS Results 
 XAVIER 54 Under: 130 
 CREIGH « 76 Cover: 16 
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 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Sunday, Jan 26
 
  •  UC Davis at Hawaii
12:00 AM EDT
  •  Tulsa at Connecticut
12:00 PM EDT
  •  Virginia at Wake Forest
12:00 PM EDT
  •  Maryland at Indiana
1:00 PM EDT
  •  Monmouth (NJ) at Iona
1:00 PM EDT
  •  Niagara at St Peters
2:00 PM EDT
  •  Canisius at Fairfield
2:00 PM EDT
  •  South Florida at Houston
2:00 PM EDT
  •  Rider at Manhattan
2:00 PM EDT
  •  QUINNIPIAC at Siena
2:00 PM EDT
  •  Fordham at Saint Louis
3:00 PM EDT
  •  Michigan St at Minnesota
3:00 PM EDT
  •  Xavier at Creighton
4:00 PM EDT
  •  Missouri St at Drake
4:00 PM EDT
  •  Loyola-Chicago at Northern Iowa
4:00 PM EDT
  •  San Diego State at UNLV
4:00 PM EDT
  •  Evansville at Valparaiso
5:00 PM EDT
  •  UCLA at Oregon
5:12 PM EDT
  •  Stanford at California
6:00 PM EDT
  •  Ohio State at Northwestern
6:30 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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