Gwash 20 36 56
Xavier 35 36 71
Date of game: 1/12/2013

Recap: Xavier vs. George Washington

Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) - Semaj Christon and Brad Redford both scored 21 points as the Xavier Musketeers posted a 71-56 win over the George Washington Colonials in at Atlantic 10 Conference action at the Cintas Center.

Christon added seven assists while Redford converted all but one of his eight 3-point tries for the Musketeers (9-6, 2-0 A-10) as they won their second straight game. Jeff Robinson added 14 points and Travis Taylor checked in with 11 rebounds, six points and six assists for the hosts.

The Colonials (7-8, 1-1) were paced by Lasan Kromah with 12 points off the bench as the team bowed for the second time in three games.

George Washington fell behind immediately, shooting only 33.3 percent from the floor as it trailed 35-20 at the break. The Musketeers made good on 59.3 percent from the field in the period, including 3-of-4 behind the 3-point line.

In the second half Xavier again shot the ball well from the floor, converting at a 54.5 percent clip, not to mention another 5-of-6 on the perimeter, as the team cruised to the 15-point victory.

The hosts finished the day shooting an impressive 57.1 percent from the floor.

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