St. X Edges DeSales in OT

Point guard Robert Shaw scored 19 points of a career-high 38 in the fourth quarter as St Xavier pulled past visitors DeSales in a 77-73 overtime victory.

The Tigers shot 4-4 from the field as well as 4-4 from the free throw line during overtime to clinch the game. Shaw hit 13-20 from the field and 11-16 on his free throws while chipping in with five assists. Ashanti Burgess added 12 points, six rebounds and three assists for St. Xavier (11-1).

Nathan Roush top scored 27 points for  DeSales (10-4), and Nick Phillips added 21 points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists.

Photos by DAMON ATHERTON | Contributing Photographer