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Career days for Luke Franzoni, Jack Housinger power Xavier to Big East baseball championship

With its season on the line, Xavier's baseball team caught fire on Saturday, winning two elimination games to advance to the Big East Conference Tournament championship on Sunday at Prasco Park against UConn.

The Musketeers beat Georgetown 16-8 on Saturday morning, then rewrote the record books on Saturday night against Creighton.

In a 27-8 win over the Bluejays, Xavier broke five Big East tournament records – most runs in a game, most home runs in a game (7), most home runs across the entire tournament (13), and Luke Franzoni broke single-game records for most home runs (3) and RBI (11), while Andrew Walker tied the record for most hits in a game (5).