2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
4-0, 1st in Big East
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O'Mara muscles up for a three-point play for Xavier (0:26)
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Goodin with the steal and fast-break dunk (0:27)
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Xavier gets revenge on Wisconsin (1:24)
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Bluiett lifts No. 15 Xavier to 80-70 win over Wisconsin

Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in a decisive run over the final 1:47, to help No. 15 Xavier pull away late for an 80-70 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night in one of the Gavitt Tipoff Games.

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Bluiett nails late 3 for Xavier (0:22)
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Jones throws down two-handed slam (0:29)
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Bluiett torching the nets early (0:36)
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19dJeff Goodman

Level up: College basketball coaches on the rise

The Musketeers went to the Elite Eight last season, and Chris Mack likely won't leave unless it's for an elite job. But keep an eye on one particular power across state lines.

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19dJeff Goodman

Level up: College basketball coaches on the rise

Keep a close eye on how the season plays out for the coaches on this list. If they have success, they could be coaching your team or your rival in 2018-19.

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21dJeff Borzello

Big East preview: Villanova will lead top-heavy league

The Big East might not put seven teams in the NCAA tournament again in 2018, but the top of the league is very good. Villanova is again the favorite, but Xavier and Seton Hall aren't far behind.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Four-star guard Keonte Kennedy has committed to Xavier. Good perimeter shooter.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

ESPN top 100 targets coming off the big board this weekend: No.12 PG Immanuel Quickley has Kansas Kentucky, and Miami. No.33 C David McCormack has Kansas, Xavier, NC State, and Oklahoma State. No.58 PG Michael Devoe deciding between Florida, Georgia Tech and Wake Forest. No.94 SG Luther Muhammad looking at Xavier, Ohio State and others.

Team Stats

Points Per Game94.515th
Rebounds Per Game41.3Tied-72nd
Assists Per Game20.8Tied-14th
Points Allowed63.5Tied-56th

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Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record24-26
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances26