Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister covers everything in Cincinnati sports! Host of sports talk on Cincinnati News Radio 700WLW and ESPN 1530!Full Bio


Musketeers roll the Redhawks 82-55

Xavier 82 Miami 55

XU turned in 40 minutes of rock solid basketball on both ends of the floor. 

XU turned the ball over just three times, forced 14 turnovers and outscored the Redhawks 28-0 on turnovers.

Leading by 14 at halftime, XU used a 10-1 run to begin the second half to push the lead to 23. 

The lead grew to as many as 30 in the second half.

XU was paced by Naji Marshall's 17 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists in 28 minutes.

Tyrique Jones added a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds.

Quentin Goodin dished 8 assists without a turnover in 33 minutes.

Paul Scruggs hit 5 of 6 FG's for 12 points, 3 blocks and 2 assists.

Miami jumped in front 7-2 and led 14-13, but were outscored 69-41 the rest of the way by Xavier.

The Musketeers move to 4-3 on the season.

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