Xavier leads wire to wire, beats No. 19 Ohio State 71-65


              Xavier players huddle before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Niagara on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, in Cincinnati. (Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)
            
              Xavier's Nate Johnson drives to the basket against Ohio State's Eugene Brown III (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
            
              Ohio State's E.J. Liddell (32) attempts a 3-point basket against Xavier's Colby Jones during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Cincinnati. Xavier won 71-65. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
            
              Xavier's Jack Nunge defends as Ohio State's Kyle Young (25) attempts a 3-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Cincinnati. Xavier won 71-65. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
            
              Ohio State's Kyle Young (25) drives to the basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Xavier, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Cincinnati. Xavier won 71-65. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
            
              Xavier's Nate Johnson attempts a three-point basket against Ohio State's Malachi Branham (22) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
            
              Xavier's Adam Kunkel (5) drives to the basket against Ohio State's Kyle Young during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
            
              Ohio State's Eugene Brown III, left, defends as Xavier's Paul Scruggs (1) controls the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
            
              Xavier's Paul Scruggs (1) drives to the basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
Xavier leads wire to wire, beats No. 19 Ohio State 71-65