Xavier Wins Opener In Paradise Jam


The Virgin Islands must have felt like paradise Friday night for Chris Mack and his Xavier Muskies as they beat Iowa, 86-73 in the first game of the Paradise Jam.

Tu Holloway led the Muskies with 28 points, including 16 of 18 from the foul line. Mark Lyons added 18 and Jeff Robinson 15.

Xavier (3-0) will play Seton Hall Sunday night in the winner's bracket.