The Xavier Musketeers came back in the second half and defeated the Dayton Flyers in the Atlantic 10 tournament quarterfinals on Friday night in Atlantic City by a score of 70-69. The Musketeers now advance to the conference quarterfinals where they will play the Saint Louis Billikens at 3:30 p.m. for a chance to play for the conference title and an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament.
Xavier was down by 10 points at halftime, but Tu Holloway led the Musketeers to victory by scoring 21 points in the game. Kenny Frease added 17 points and Mark Lyons also chipped in 10 points as well. Kevin Dillard led the Flyers by scoring 18 points, while Paul Williams chipped in 11 points and Josh Parker added 11 off the bench.
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The Musketeers played the Billikens twice in the regular season, losing both matchups. For more on the Xavier Musketeers, head to Banners On The Parkway, and to follow the Atlantic 10 conference tournament, follow SB Nation Philadelphia's StoryStream, and make sure you check out all the NCAA hoops action at SB Nation's College Basketball hub.