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Xavier 37, Pittsburgh 29
Posted By Mike Petraglia On March 26, 2009 @ 8:35 pm In General | 1 Comment
The Pittsburgh Panthers  just walked off a dejected group, and for good reason.
The Xavier Musketeers are playing the perfect game. In taking an eight-point lead, Xavier has taken it to Pittsburgh’s biggest and best players.
Sam Young is 5-for-8 from the field and leads Pittsburgh with 11 points but the rest of the No. 1 seed is a collective 6-for-23 and DeJuan Blair  is just 1-for-6 and has just two points and four rebounds.
Xavier has outrebounded their last 24 opponents and they’re on their way to No. 25, as they lead 23-16 on the glass.
Xavier leads by eight despite shooting just 14-for-35 . Derrick Brown has brought his ‘A’ game, with a thunderous dunk midway through the half. Brown has been able to pick his spots and drive the lane. C.J. Anderson has shown his athleticism with a couple of spinning layups.
In short, if the Muskies play like that for another 20 minutes, they’ll be back to the Elite 8 for a second straight year.
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