CINCINNATI (AP) - Tu Holloway scored 19 points and Kenny Frease added 16 to lead a balanced Xavier offense as the Musketeers notched their biggest win of the season, a 79-50 Atlantic 10 Conference romp over Massachusetts on Wednesday night.
Mark Lyons scored 15 points, Dante Jackson added 11 and Jamel McLean had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds as the Musketeers (10-5, 2-0) extended their A-10 homecourt winning streak to 33 games, one short of the conference record set by Temple from Dec. 10, 1987, through Feb. 19, 1991.
Xavier can tie the record with a win Saturday over Dayton. The Musketeers, who lost their last two games going into conference play, have won their first two A-10 games by 27 and 29 points, respectively. Xavier won 72-45 at Rhode Island on Sunday.
Anthony Gurley scored 12 points to lead Massachusetts (9-6, 1-1), which has lost six straight to Xavier.
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