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COL BKB: Duquesne 72, Xavier 68

Feb. 7, 2009 at 10:26 PM   |   Comments

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Bill Clark made all four of his 3-point shots and scored 18 points Saturday to lead Duquesne to a 72-68 victory over ninth-ranked Xavier.

Duquesne (15-7, 6-3 A-10) shot 81 percent (17-of-21) in the first half en route to a 45-30 halftime lead and their first victory over a ranked team since beating Xavier in January 1997 -- a span of 24 games against top-25 opponents.

Aaron Jackson had 21 points for the Dukes, who have won three of their last four games. Melquan Bolding had 12 points and seven rebounds.

B.J. Raymond had 11 of his 18 points in the second half for Xavier (20-3, 8-1), which had its 11-game win streak snapped. Terrell Holloway added 16 points for the Musketeers.

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