|Postseason NIT - Recap - Texas Defeats Xavier 78-76|
Texas earned a 78-76 victory over Xavier on Sunday, getting 21 points from Kerwin Roach Jr. at Frank Erwin Center.
Texas did not, however, defeat Xavier against the spread, which closed at -4.0 at most sportsbooks.
Courtney Ramey had 17 points for Texas and Jase Febres chipped in with 17 points. Kerwin Roach Jr. had 6 assists for them, while Courtney Ramey was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Xavier got 22 points from Tyrique Jones in a losing cause and another 19 points from Naji Marshall. Quentin Goodin contributed 5 assists for them, while Tyrique Jones had 11 rebounds.
Texas was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.