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Xavier vs Saint Louis Final: 77-66 - Recap

Xavier earned a 77-66 victory over Saint Louis on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Semaj Christon at Cintas Center.

Xavier was a 4-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Travis Taylor had 19 points for Xavier and Brad Redford chipped in with 11 points. Semaj Christon had 7 assists for them, while Travis Taylor was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 19 boards.

Saint Louis got 17 points from Kwamain Mitchell in a losing cause and another 16 points from Dwayne Evans. Dwayne Evans contributed 2 assists for them, while Dwayne Evans had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Saint Louis were victorious, as the score was 24-20 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Xavier as they grabbed 46 boards, while Saint Louis only had 42.