Xavier pulls away late, tops Northern Kentucky, 83-66

BY foxsports • November 8, 2009

By Doug Tifft
Special to FOX Sports Ohio

With his team only ahead by 10 points with less than seven minutes to play in a preseason exhibition game against Division II Northern Kentucky University, Xavier head coach Chris Mack buried his head in his hands on the bench. It was the first trying moment of his young head coaching career.

Mack and the Musketeers would quickly respond from the tenuous situation, however, pulling away from the Norse for an 83-66 victory on Saturday night at Cintas Center.

The brief scare got the Musketeers

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