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01/16/2013 11:45 PM EST
Christon, Xavier edge St. Bonaventure 66-64
XAVIER 66, ST BONAVENTURE 64
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) -- Semaj Christon posted his first
career double-double and hit a game-winning driving jumper with
5.1 seconds remaining to lift Xavier over St. Bonaventure 66-64
in a tightly-contested Atlantic 10 game Wednesday night.
Youssou Ndoye connected on 1-of-2 free throws for the Bonnies
with 26.2 seconds left to tie the score at 64-all, but Christon
drove the lane on Xavier's (10-6, 3-0) ensuing possession and
converted the game-winner. St. Bonaventure had a chance to
re-tie the game, but Charlon Kloof's shot was blocked by the
Musketeers' Landen Amos at the buzzer.
Ndoye netted a career-high 16 points off the bench to lead the
St. Bonaventure (7-9, 0-3) led 59-54 with four minutes remaining
after a Marquise Simmons layup, but Christon stepped up, scoring
eight of his game-high 19 points over the final 3:52.
Christon, a freshman, dished out 10 assists, and Brad Redford
added 17 points for Xavier.
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