2:20 PM ET, March 22, 2009
Taco Bell Arena, Boise, Idaho
BOISE, Idaho -- Xavier needed only a small window to crack Wisconsin's plodding defense and finally pull ahead.Once the Musketeers broke through, they smothered any comeback, holding the Badgers to 25 percent shooting in the second half of a 60-49 victory Sunday in the East Regional.
• Xavier advanced to the Sweet 16 for the second time in three years.
• The Musketeers won despite committing eight turnovers in the first half and going scoreless for the first four minutes of the game.
• Wisconsin failed to reach the Sweet 16 in back-to-back seasons for the first time in school history.
-- ESPN research and The Associated Press
The Musketeers suffocated Wisconsin on Sunday. Next up: a much more difficult task. Story
NCAA Mens Tournament
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||16-56 (.286)||18-46 (.391)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-20 (.150)||6-14 (.429)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-17 (.824)||18-26 (.692)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||23 (0/0)||20 (0/0)|
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