CINCINNATI (AP) - Jordan Crawford scored 22 points, and No. 25
Xavier won a share of its fourth straight Atlantic 10
regular-season title by beating St. Bonaventure 93-72 on Saturday.
The Musketeers (23-7, 14-2) share the title with No. 20 Temple,
which beat George Washington earlier in the day. Xavier is the
second team in league history to win four straight - Massachusetts
got five in a row from 1992-96.
Lone senior Jason Love was honored before the game and had 14
points and nine rebounds against a double-teaming defense. He got a
standing ovation when he left with 2:36 to go. Xavier won 20 games
with fewer than two seniors on the roster for the first time in its
St. Bonaventure (14-15, 7-9) had been on its best streak of the
season, winning four in a row. The Musketeers crushed that momentum
with an opening 26-6 run. Andrew Nicholson led the Bonnies with 21