Senior Brad Karp was impressive Saturday with 29 points and seven rebounds against GLCC
Senior Brad Karp was impressive Saturday with 29 points and seven rebounds against GLCC
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(11) Saint Xavier
Great Lakes Christian College
Men's Basketball - Sat, Nov. 16, 2013

Palos Heights, Ill. - Senior guard Brad Karp (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso) led all scorers with 29 points as the No. 11 ranked Saint Xavier University men's basketball team stayed undefeated (4-0) with an 108-68 victory over Great Lakes Christian College (Mich.) Saturday afternoon in the final day of the Trinity Christian College Troll Classic in Palos Heights, Ill.  The Cougars jumped out to a quick 9-0 lead en route to a 68-36 halftime lead and as many as a 42-point advantage in the second half.  SXU shot 54 percent (41-for-76) from the field in the game.  

Karp also helped the Cougars on the boards joining junior forward Brandon Marren (Tinley Park, Ill./Andrew) to each pull down a team-leading seven rebounds.  Senior point guard Michael Simpson (North Chicago, Ill./Cardinal Stritch/North Chicago) chipped in 17 points and four assists, while Marren scored 14 points in a reserve role to go along with his seven boards.  Sophomore forward Tony Core (Matteson, Ill./Tinley Park) completed the double-digit scorers for SXU Saturday with 10 points on impressive 5-for-6 shooting from the floor.  The Cougars had 12 different players score at least a point in Saturday's win.
 
Saint Xavier (4-0 overall) get ready for a very tough test on Wednesday, November 20, when the team heads up north to Milwaukee for a key conference match-up against No. 1 ranked and defending national champion Cardinal Stritch University (Wis.).  The game is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start.