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No. 17 Xavier rallies to defeat Creighton 80-73

By JEFF WALLNER
Associated Press

CINCINNATI (AP) — Colby Jones scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half as No. 17 Xavier rallied to defeat Creighton 80-73. Xavier (13-3, 3-2 Big East) had six players in double figures scoring, helping the Musketeers bounce back from a tough loss on Wednesday to No. 14 Villanova. Zach Freemante recorded his first double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 boards for the Musketeers. Alex O’Connell scored 22 points and Ryan Nembhard had 18 for Creighton (10-5, 2-2), which couldn’t overcome 21 turnovers. 

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