The win for Xavier is its 14th straight at home, and its 16th in a row against a non-conference opponent in the Cintas Center. The team opens its Atlantic 10 Conference schedule on Sunday, Jan. 11, at the University of Rhode Island. Tip-off is at noon.
The womens basketball team didnt have a successful start to its conference schedule, losing over the weekend to George Washington University, 65-49, on Saturday in the Cintas Center.
Tara Boothe led the team with her fourth double-double of the year with 14 points and 12 rebounds. The team is now 8-4 on the year and 0-1 in the A-10, playing again tonight, Monday, Jan. 5, against the University of Richmond at 7:00 p.m. in the Cintas Center.