Free throws aren't always exciting, but they aren't always guaranteed points, either. Work on your skills at the line, kids; it might win you a game someday.
Xavier went into a hostile arena and played a close game. That has been a formula for a loss all year, but the Muskies pulled this one out.
Every bubble team in the nation is cheering for every other bubble team to start picking up bad losses, and Xavier desperately needs to avoid one tomorrow against the Bluejays.