Duquesne survives late rally by Xavier, 56-54

Despite its 20 point deficit with 17:26 to go, the Musketeers battled on offense and defense to get within one field goal from sending the game to overtime. Xavier (8-7, 0-1 A-10) outscored Duquesne (12-3, 1-0 A-10) 35-22 in the second half after trailing 34-19 at halftime. Ten of Duquesne’s 15 total turnovers came in the second half.