CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bryant McAllister scored 14 of his 21 points
in the second half and made four free throws in the closing moments
to help Duquesne hold off Xavier 74-68 Saturday.
The Dukes (11-15, 6-9 Atlantic 10) won their second straight
after a five-game losing streak and got their first season sweep of
the Musketeers (17-10, 8-6) in eight tries. Duquesne beat Xavier
71-58 on Jan. 14.
Lionel Chalmers led Xavier with 22 points but committed a costly
turnover with 24 seconds left and Duquesne ahead 69-65.
McAllister then made two free throws for a six-point lead. He
also hit two foul shots moments earlier to put the Dukes up by
There were 31 lead changes and seven ties before Duquesne took
the lead for good. The Dukes never led by more than four points
until the final minute.
Xavier had its seven-game winning streak snapped, ending its
chance of earning the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament.
Xavier tied its season high with 20 turnovers, which led to 20
points for Duquesne.
The Musketeers had swept the season series from Duquesne five
times, and the teams have split the series twice.
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