The Xavier Musketeers and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will meet in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday evening in Greensboro North Carolina. The Musketeers enter the game as the 11th-seeded team in the South region, while Texas is the No. 7 seed.
Game date/time: Friday March 16th, approx 9:45 p.m. ET
Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro North Carolina
Announcer Team: Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg/Tracy Wolfson
Xavier and Notre Dame will be the late game on Friday evening following a full day of games beginning at 12:15 p.m. ET.
Xavier is coming off of a Atlantic 10 Tournament Championship game loss to St. Bonaventure. The Musketeers finished the season with a 21-12 record which was enough to place fourth in the Atlantic 10. Xavier was the fourth and final Atlantic 10 team to make the field after receiving an at large bid from the committee.
Notre Dame is coming off of a semifinal loss in the Big East tournament after surging to a third place finish in one of the toughest conferences in the country.
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