Xavier shocks No. 13 Creighton 77-69

Paul Scruggs saved the best for last.

In the final home game of his Xavier career, Scruggs and company secured a season-saving win, 77-69, over No. 13 Creighton on Saturday night at Cintas Center.

"Paul, you could just tell he wasn't gonna let our team lose today," said Xavier coach Travis Steele. "He had that look from start to finish."

On Senior Night, Scruggs scored 12 of his game-high 23 points in the second half and added seven rebounds and five assists. 

Scruggs said he told his teammates, "Let's go out there with no regrets, and let's just have fun. That's what we did." 

For the first time in a long time, the Musketeers looked like a team ready for the fight and it showed with the most complete performance of the season. 

Source link

Show More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button