Senior Isaiah Philmore helped lead the Musketeers to the NCAA Tourney, where they will face No. 12 NC State.
March 16, 2014
CINCINNATI - There are no tickets available for the contest through Xavier. However, a limited amount of tickets for the First Four are still available through the NCAA. Please follow this link to purchase tickets.
No. 12 Seed Xavier University Musketeers (21-12)
Vs. No. 12 Seed North Carolina State Wolfpack (21-13)
2014 NCAA TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 9 p.m. ET
University of Dayton Arena
Television & Radio
Television (in Dayton): TruTV with Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Dan Bonner (analyst)
and Kristine Leahy (reporter).
Radio: 700 WLW-AM with play-by-play from Xavier Hall of Famer and former Musketeer standout Joe Sunderman (`79). Analysis will be provided by Xavier Hall of Famer and XU all-time leading scorer Byron Larkin (`88). Westwood One Sports - National Radio will also provide coverage with John Tautges and Kyle Macy.
The X factors ...IN 140 CHARACTERS OR LESS
Xavier is 21-12 overall. XU defeated Marquette and lost to Creighton in its first ever BIG EAST Tournament at Madison Square Garden.
Xavier has secured its eighth 20-win season in the last nine years and its 16th 20-win season in the last 18 years.
Xavier is one of only 13 schools to make at least 8 NCAA Tournaments in the last 9 years.
Xavier is making its 24th all-time NCAA Tournament appearance, 23 of which have come in the last 32 seasons.
Xavier made two NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearances in addition to three NCAA Sweet 16 appearances in the 10 years from 2004-13.
Xavier is first in the BIG EAST and ranked tied for 12th in the nation in the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate at 97 percent.