NCAA Game Summary - Pacific vs. Xavier
(Thursday, November 22nd)
Final Score: Pacific 70, Xavier 67
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Trevin Harris didn't miss a shot en route to a team-high 16 points, as Pacific held off Xavier, 70-67, on Thursday at the DIRECTV Classic from Anaheim Convention Center.
Harris was a perfect 6-for-6 from the field, including 4-of-4 from 3-point range, while Travis Fulton and Tony Gill netted 10 points apiece for the Tigers (2-2), who had lost two straight.
Pacific advances to take on Saint Mary's on Friday.
Semaj Christon paced Xavier (3-1) with a game-high 18 points and six assists and Dee Davis followed with 14 points in the setback, the Musketeers' first of the season. Xavier faces Drexel on Friday.
Pacific held a 10-point edge with over nine minutes remaining thanks to a 7-0 spurt, which Fulton capped with a 3-pointer to make it 56-46.
The Musketeers pulled within three with under two minutes left after a Justin Martin triple, but the Tigers responded with six straight points to make it 70-61 with 35 seconds left.
Xavier answered with a Davis trey to pull within six and after Sama Taku missed the front end of a one-and-one, Martin nailed another triple to cut the lead to three with four seconds left.
Lorenzo McCloud left the door open for Xavier after missing the front end of a one-and-one at the other end, but Davis' half-court heave at the buzzer bounced off the rim and Pacific held on for the victory.
11/22 18:45:08 ET