Scout Premium Content

Second Half Comeback Pushes SLU Past XU

Second Half Comeback Pushes SLU Past XU

Xavier will now have to make a statement at the Atlantic-10 Tournament to find their way into the Big Dance, after seeing their hopes of locking up an at-large bid slip through their finger tips Tuesday night in a 70-59 loss to Saint Louis.

After showing never before seen execution and cohesiveness on offense and a stingy 3-2 defense in the first half that led them to a double-digit lead over the Billikens, the Musketeers completely fell apart in the second half, scoring just 20 points and watching SLU completely take control of the game. Xavier, who has been plagued by flat starts on the road, came out of the gates smoking. The... Recommended Stories

Up Next