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Shoddy Second Half Dooms Muskies

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Cincinnati, OH (FOX19) - Jeff Robinson's unnecessary foul with 6 seconds left in the game put Wofford's Lee Skinner at the free throw line where he won the game for the Terriers by hitting one of two shots.  Wofford edged the Muskies 56-55 dropping Xavier to 7-4 on the season.  

The Muskies built a 12 point halftime lead but watched it slip away in the final 20 minutes.  Brad Redford's three tied the game with 8 seconds left just before Robinson's foul.

With one final chance to win the game Semaj Christon drove to the basket but was called for an offensive foul.

The Muskies made just 8 of 16 free throws and hit just 3 of 11 3-point shots.

Travis Taylor led X with 20 points and 11 rebounds.  The Muskies have dropped two straight.

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