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2018 Schedule
29-5, 1st in Big East
Xavier advances as Macura catches fire from deep (0:15)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

For a few minutes there, the West region chances shifted dramatically. We're tracking live Final Four chances across all four regions here: http://es.pn/2FTvBAn

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

With the first round of the NCAA tournament about to tip off, here's one more quick look at the 30 *best* teams in college basketball, according to BPI. All but two earned a berth.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

According to our Giant Killers model, the 7-10 seed most likely to win in the second round is Missouri, with a 25% shot to beat Xavier.

Can Xavier advance beyond the Sweet 16? (0:34)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Kansas and Xavier may be No. 1 seeds, but they are nowhere near as likely to win it all as Virginia and Villanova.

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

Xavier is the 3rd weakest team to be a 1 seed since 2008 per BPI. Despite not being high in predictive metrics, the Musketeers earned the 1 seed, evidenced by having the 4th best strength of record (SOR).

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5dDavid Purdum

Villanova gains traction in Vegas as favorite

Virginia, despite its status as the NCAA tournament's overall No. 1 seed, is not the clear-cut favorite in the eyes of Las Vegas.

Williams doesn't see Xavier making it past 2nd round (1:18)
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UVa top seed overall; ASU, Cuse among last in

The wait is over, as 68 teams have been announced for this year's NCAA tournament. Virginia is the No. 1 overall seed, at-large hopefuls Arizona State and Syracuse are dancing, and Baylor and Saint Mary's were among those seeing their bubbles burst.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

The four 1-seeds are almost certainly now set: Virginia, Villanova, Kansas, Xavier.

Cartwright shines for Providence in OT victory (0:46)

Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Xavier coach Chris Mack, after the loss to Providence: "Didn't deliver the knockout punch that was needed."

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.310th
Rebounds Per Game38.446th
Assists Per Game16.621st
Points Allowed74.5234th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record27-27
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances27