Takeaways: Xavier shows strength in win vs Kent State

The Golden Flashes were eliminated by Ohio in the MAC Tournament quarterfinals, bringing an end to their season. Here on xscores you can find all detailed information about Xavier vs Kent State match – match, previous match results sorted by their H2H and standings. The Musketeers were a bit off that mark on Tuesday against Niagara, when they only finished with 13.

He has transferred to UNLV for his final college season, leaving the offensive burden to fall primarily on Beck’s shoulders. Live scores service at Sofascore livescore offers sports live scores, results and tables. Live score on livescore is automatically updated and you don’t need to refresh it manually. With adding games you want to follow in “My games” following your matches livescores, results and statistics will be even more simple. If you are interested in a live schedule of basketball games, check our page for today’s basketball games and live scores.

The sophomore point guard played seven minutes and finished with two points, no assists and two turnovers. “You look at the stat sheet, you’re gonna say, Dieonte Miles, I think played 23 or 24 minutes … I don’t think he scored, but he had three rebounds,” said Steele. “But I’m gonna tell you, he really, really impacted the game in a big way on the defensive end. Just with his size, his length, his mobility.

KSU won the battle on the boards 40-29, including beating the Zips on the offensive glass 11-9, leading to nine second chance points. Now, it has simulated Xavier vs. Kent State 10,000 times and the results are plyo balls for pitching in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 60 percent of simulations. You absolutely need to see it before locking in your own picks.

“I said it in the beginning in the opening statement, we got great players. It’s gonna be different guys, different nights. That’s the advantage we have with depth. So he’ll be better. He’s a great player.” Xavier also made it a point to play inside-out, either working the ball inside to Nunge or driving the ball into the defense. The Musketeers shot 48% from the field in the second half and went 11 of 13 from the foul line. When Nunge was in for Miles, Xavier dropped Nunge into the paint on ball screens to use his length around the rim, and he finished with two blocked shots. The Musketeers made a conscious effort to feed him in the low post and he made the most of his touches, going 4 of 6 from the field and 3 of 4 from the foul line. He finished with 11 points, six rebounds, and his length defensively made a difference.

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