Men's Basketball Team Faces Tennessee For The Second Time In Three Weeks

Myles Davis scored 13 in the Nov. 12 meeting with UT.

Myles Davis scored 13 in the Nov. 12 meeting with UT.

Nov. 29, 2013

Xavier University Musketeers (5-1) vs. 
University of Tennessee Volunteers (3-2)
Fri., Nov. 29, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. ET


Television & Radio

Media Contact: Associate Athletic Director Tom Eiser (,
513-745-3124 (office), 513-382-5565 (cell) and @Eiser_XU_Sports on Twitter

Television: AXS.TV with Kenny Rice on play-by-play and Tom Walsh and Seth Davis as analysts. Here is a channel finder for AXS.TV:

Radio: 55KRC-AM and nationally via iHeartRadio 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).

The X factors...IN 140 CHARACTERS OR LESS

• Xavier, 5-1, dropped a heartbreaker in overtime to No. 23 Iowa last night, 77-74.

• Xavier has won 10 of its last 13 games against the SEC since the 2008 season, including Nov. 12 vs. Tennessee.

• Xavier and Tennessee shared a charter flight to come to the Bahamas and will fly back to the U.S. together on Sunday.

• Xavier fifth-year head coach Chris Mack, 95-45, is tied for fifth place on XU’s all-time wins list, just one win shy of a top four spot.

• Xavier junior Matt Stainbrook leads the team in rebounding (second in BIG EAST at 8.7 rpg.) and blocks (third in BIG EAST at 2.5 bpg.).

• Xavier sophomore James Farr is second on the team in rebounding (10th in the BIG EAST at 6.8 rpg.), while playing 13.5 mpg.

• Xavier sophomore Semaj Christon leads Xavier in scoring (12th in BIG EAST at 16.0 ppg.) and is second in assists (sixth in BE at 4.5 apg.).

• Xavier freshman Myles Davis, who scored 13 in the first XU-Tennessee game on Nov. 12, had 12 points last night vs. Iowa.

• Xavier has made two NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearances in addition to three NCAA Sweet 16 appearances in the last 10 years.

• Xavier is one of only 14 schools to make at least seven NCAA Tournaments in the last eight years.

• 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.

• Xavier has graduated the last 91 men’s basketball players that have played as seniors, including Isaiah Philmore and Erik Stenger.