A first-round NCAA Tournament matchup will see the 3-seed Xavier Musketeers (25-9) play against the No. 14 seed Kennesaw State Owls (26-8) on Friday at Greensboro Coliseum. The matchup starts at 12:40 PM.

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Xavier vs. Kennesaw State Game Info

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Xavier Stats Insights

  • The Musketeers are shooting 49.4% from the field this season, 6.5 percentage points higher than the 42.9% the Owls allow to opponents.
  • In games Xavier shoots higher than 42.9% from the field, it is 23-6 overall.
  • The Owls are the 202nd-ranked rebounding team in the country, while the Musketeers sit at 35th.
  • The Musketeers average 12.5 more points per game (81.4) than the Owls give up (68.9).
  • Xavier is 23-3 when scoring more than 68.9 points.

Kennesaw State Stats Insights

  • Kennesaw State has put together a 15-4 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 44.3% from the field.
  • The Musketeers are the rebounding team in the country, the Owls rank 266th.
  • The Owls' 75.3 points per game are only 1.2 more points than the 74.1 the Musketeers allow to opponents.
  • When Kennesaw State gives up fewer than 81.4 points, it is 22-3.

Xavier Home & Away Comparison

  • Offensively Xavier has performed better at home this year, scoring 83.6 points per game, compared to 80.5 per game on the road.
  • The Musketeers surrender 71.7 points per game in home games this year, compared to 77.1 in away games.
  • When it comes to three-point shooting, Xavier has performed worse when playing at home this year, sinking 7.2 three-pointers per game with a 38% three-point percentage, compared to 8.1 per game and a 40.5% percentage on the road.

Kennesaw State Home & Away Comparison

  • In 2022-23 Kennesaw State is scoring 9.2 more points per game at home (80.4) than on the road (71.2).
  • At home the Owls are allowing 65.7 points per game, 5.5 fewer points than they are away (71.2).
  • Beyond the arc, Kennesaw State makes fewer 3-pointers away (7.9 per game) than at home (8.4), but shoots a higher percentage on the road (37.7%) than at home (35.5%).

Xavier Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
3/9/2023 DePaul W 89-84 Madison Square Garden
3/10/2023 Creighton W 82-60 Madison Square Garden
3/11/2023 Marquette L 65-51 Madison Square Garden
3/17/2023 Kennesaw State - Greensboro Coliseum

Kennesaw State Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
2/28/2023 Queens W 67-66 KSU Convocation Center
3/2/2023 Lipscomb W 80-71 KSU Convocation Center
3/5/2023 Liberty W 67-66 KSU Convocation Center
3/17/2023 Xavier - Greensboro Coliseum