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This week's AP Top 25

  • 1. Villanova (32 first-place votes)
  • 2. Maryland (13 first-place votes)
  • 3. Oklahoma (7 first-place votes)
  • 4. Iowa (11 first-place votes)
  • 5. Xavier
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(6) Xavier welcomes Marquette

Xavier looks to keep pace in the Big East as its one game behind Villanova. The Musketeers defeated the Golden Eagles by 8 three weeks ago. Follow live

Marquette leads No. 6 Xavier at halftime

The Golden Eagles went on a 17-1 run to take a 38-35 lead over the Musketeers. Henry Ellenson leads the way with 10 points and 6 rebounds. An unranked Marquette team has not beaten a top-6 teams since upsetting UConn in 2006. Follow live


No. 6 Xavier rallies past Marquette

The Musketeers surged ahead in the second half for the 90-82 win, their fifth straight win. Trevon Bluiett led the way with 23 points and 8 assists while Edmond Sumner and J.P. Macura each scored 20. Box score

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Xavier first to 20 wins (0:39)

Xavier is Nova's biggest threat ... for now

The Musketeers are now two games ahead of Providence for second place in the Big East. The Friars' loss to DePaul may be hard to overcome, but another win over Villanova would make things interesting. Weekend Homework


No. 6 Xavier adds to St. John's woes

The Musketeers got five players into double digits with Trevon Bluiett's monster game (13 points, 13 rebounds) standing out in the 90-83 win. The Red Storm have lost 13 straight games and are 0-10 in the Big East. Box score

Xavier holds steady in Power Rankings

Consistency is key for the Musketeers. They've won their past three games, leading scorer Trevon Bluiett scored 15 points in each and Xavier keeps its No. 6 slot in the rankings. Power Rankings

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Joe Lunardi's bracketology: No. 2 seeds

  • East: Xavier Musketeers
  • West: Texas A&M Aggies
  • South: Virginia Cavaliers
  • Midwest: Kansas Jayhawks
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Joe Lunardi's Bracketology entering Sun.

  • Top seeds: Oklahoma, North Carolina, Villanova, Iowa
  • 2-seeds: Kansas, Xavier, Texas A&M, Virginia
  • Last four in: Saint Josephs, Syracuse, Seton Hall, UCLA

Xavier cruises past DePaul (0:32)
Gaudio: Xavier best team in Big East (1:13)
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Xavier doesn't give second chances

The Musketeers allow only 8.9 second-chance points, the fewest in the Big East. While the team is solid in most areas, it has yet to be great. Bilas Index (Insider)

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Xavier should resist the upset

No team is 100 percent safe in March. That said, 6-10 giants James Farr and Jalen Reynolds make the Musketeers a nightmare on the boards for any upset-minded team. Five teams "immune" to upsets (Insider)

Team Stats

Points Per Game80.832nd
Rebounds Per Game41.2Tied-19th
Assists Per Game16.625th
Points Allowed68.6Tied-108th

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