CINCINNATI (AP) -- Dee Davis had career highs with 22 points and 15 assists on Friday night, and Xavier scored 68 points in the opening half of a 117-75 victory over short-handed Fairleigh Dickinson in their season opener.
Xavier put together the second-best opening half in its history. The Musketeers scored 72 in the first half of a 122-95 win over Florida International on Feb. 24, 1988, the school record for points in a game.
The Musketeers finished with their most points since a 118-113 win over Loyola Marymount on Jan. 4, 1989.
Davis had his first career double-double at point guard, where he's taking over for Tu Holloway. He had a dozen assists in the first half alone, matching the school record for a sophomore. His 15 assists tied for second-most in school history, three off the record.
Lonnie Robinson scored 20 points for Fairleigh Dickinson, which left four players at home for disciplinary reasons and had only nine players on the bench. The lack of depth quickly took a t...