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Musketeers Return to Win Column in 78-67 Victory Over DePaul

CINCINNATI – Xavier men's basketball defeated DePaul, 78-67, on Tuesday evening at Cintas Center. Junior led the way in scoring for the Musketeers with 23 points. Three other Musketeers scored in double figures, including , and . With the victory, Xavier improves to 18-10 overall and 7-8 in BIG EAST Conference play.

  • Jason Carter opened the game with a three-pointer as the shot clock expired on their first offensive possession, giving the Musketeers an early 3-0 lead. Two minutes later, Tyrique Jones connected on a layup down low, finishing through contact, to give Xavier a 5-2 lead with 17:20 left to play.