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NCAA Tournament 2012, Baylor Vs. Xavier: TV Schedule, Game Time And More

No. 3 Baylor will meet No. 10 Xavier in the Sweet Sixteen on Friday.


The Baylor Bears had a scary first round appearance against South Dakota State with Perry Jones III going invisible and the Bears looking altogether uninterested in actually winning the game at times, but got their act together and steamrolled Colorado for an appearance in the Sweet Sixteen. It was much easier for the Xavier Musketeers, who got the luxury of meeting Lehigh instead of Duke in the round of 32 after a great first round upset.

Perry Jones being invisible so far has left the Bears wondering if the future NBA talent is going to be able to turn it on at any point. Xavier is certainly hoping he doesn't, as they will already have their hands full against Quincy Acy and Pierre Jackson. Tu Hollaway is, as usual, going to have to pace the offense for the Musketeers.

If Perry Jones can find his old scoring form to add to the already hot Baylor offense, Holloway's heroics might not be enough for the Musketeers no matter how many he puts up.

Matchup: No. 3 Baylor Bears vs. No. 10 Xavier Musketeers

Game Time: March 23, 7:15 p.m. ET


Check out Banners On The Parkway if you want to know more about the Xavier Musketeers, and head to Our Daily Bears for more on Baylor.

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