Harris Leads 7th Ranked Xavier Past Fordham

CINCINNATI (AP) - Amber Harris scored 18 points and seventh-ranked Xavier never trailed in a 77-55 victory over Fordham that kept the Musketeers unbeaten in the Atlantic 10.

Xavier (21-2, 10-0) won its 25th straight conference game. Tyeasha Moss added 13 points, Ta'Shia Phillips had 12 and reserve Lynette Holmes had 11.

The Musketeers opened the game with a 3-point shot by guard Special Jenning. They led by as many as 14 in the first half, and put it away by scoring the first five points after halftime.

Fordham (10-16, 2-8) lost its sixth in a row. Arielle Collins led the Rams with 20 points.

Leading scorer Becky Peters managed only four shots in the first half and six points overall for Fordham. She came in averaging 13.1 points.

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