PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- Jennifer Phillips scored 22 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead 12th-ranked Xavier into the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament with an 86-64 victory over Massachusetts.
Xavier (26-2) tied last year's school record for wins in a season and will face Dayton on Sunday.
The Musketeers had a 33-32 halftime edge and still led by a single point with 14:58 remaining before using a 12-2 run to pull away.
Jennifer Parr added 15 points on 5-of-5 shooting, Taru Tuukkanen had 14 and Reetta Piipari chipped in 10 assists for Xavier, which shot 65 percent from the field in the second half and 59 percent (26-of-44) overall.
Jennifer Butler had 20 and nine rebounds and Kathy Coyner scored 15 points for UMass (12-17). The Minutewomen snapped a four-game losing streak on Friday by defeating Rhode Island in the opening round.