How to Watch Texas Longhorns vs. Xavier Musketeers: Live Stream or on TV
A Sweet 16 battle features the No. 2 seed Texas Longhorns (28-8) squaring off against the No. 3 seed Xavier Musketeers (27-9) on Friday at T-Mobile Center. This NCAA Tournament matchup tips at 9:45 PM, with the winner advancing to the Midwest Regional final.
In its previous game, Texas topped Penn State on Saturday, 71-66. Dylan Disu scored a team-high 28 points (and chipped in one assist and 10 rebounds). Xavier won its previous game versus Pittsburgh, 84-73, on Sunday. Jack Nunge was its top scorer with 18 points.
When is Texas vs. Xavier and when does it start?
This contest between the Longhorns and Musketeers is set to start on Friday, March 24, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 9:45 PM ET.
Where to Watch Texas vs. Xavier
The Longhorns and Musketeers will take to the hardwood at T-Mobile Center for this matchup on March 24, and if you want to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on CBS.
Texas Longhorns vs. Xavier Musketeers Game Preview
Texas Stats, Odds & Insights
Texas averages 77.8 points per game (39th in college basketball) while allowing 67.2 per outing (88th in college basketball). It has a +380 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 10.6 points per game.
The Longhorns post only 4.0 more points than the Musketeers concede (73.8).
Texas makes 7.0 three-pointers per game (228th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 6.4 on average.
At home, the Longhorns are posting 15.4 more points per game (84.8) than they are away from home (69.4).
Texas’ offense has been less productive over its last 10 games, scoring 73.2 points a contest compared to the 77.8 it has averaged this year.
Xavier Stats, Odds & Insights
Xavier puts up 81.2 points per game (10th in college basketball) while giving up 73.8 per contest (285th in college basketball). It has a +266 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 7.4 points per game.
The Musketeers’ 81.2 points per game are 14.0 more than the Longhorns concede.
Xavier hits 7.4 three-pointers per game (187th in college basketball) at a 38.9% rate (fourth-best in college basketball), compared to the 7.4 its opponents make, shooting 35.5% from beyond the arc.
At home the Musketeers are putting up 83.6 points per game, 5.5 more than they are averaging away (78.1).
While Xavier is averaging 81.2 points per game in 2022-23, it has fallen short of that over its previous 10 games, tallying 77.7 points per contest.
Longhorns Key Players to Watch
Musketeers Key Players to Watch
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