Wofford 56
Xavier 55
Date of game: 12/22/2012

Recap: Xavier vs. Wofford

Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) - Karl Cochran scored 20 points to lift the Wofford Terriers over the Xavier Musketeers, 56-55, in non-conference play at the Cintas Center.

Cochran was 6-of-16 from the field and made all five of his free-throw attempts, adding five rebounds for Wofford (6-6) which earned just its second road win in eight tries this season. Spencer Collins added 17 points while Lee Skinner, who ended up hitting the game-winning free throw, led the team with eight rebounds.

The Musketeers (7-4) suffered their third loss in four games despite an impressive double-double performance by Travis Taylor who recorded 20 points and 11 rebounds, to go along with three blocks. Semaj Christon also played well with 10 points and eight assists.

Xavier led 34-22 at halftime after shooting 58.3 percent from the field and holding Wofford to 38.1 percent.

The Terriers fought back in the second half and, after a 16-4 run, tied the game at 40-40 with 12:59 remaining. After Xavier regained the lead, a 3-pointer by Collins at the 3:10 mark gave Wofford its first advantage since the first five minutes of the game.

After Xavier's Brad Redford converted a 3-pointer with eight seconds left to tie the game at 55-55, Jeff Robinson fouled Skinner sending him to the free- throw line. Skinner split the free throws, giving the Terriers the one-point lead that they needed.

Wofford was 15-of-17 at the charity stripe, while Xavier was just 8-of-16 on the day.

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