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2018 Schedule
18-3, 2nd in Big East

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Here's our latest BPI top 30. Biggest increase in rating over last week was Ohio State (+1.8). Biggest rating decrease by Texas Tech (-1.2). Villanova, Purdue and Virginia all increased their respective rating by at least one point.

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Xavier tops Seton Hall for 3rd straight win (0:34)
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Xavier rallies to defeat St. John's (0:53)
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Chris Mack becomes Xavier's all-time winningest coach (0:32)
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Xavier's Gates throws down big-time dunk to push lead (0:23)
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Touchdown pass from Goodin leads to Macura jam (0:21)
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Ponds steals, Simon slams (0:24)
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Marshall no-look pass leads to easy Kanter bucket (0:24)
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St. John's' Owens rises up for huge block (0:16)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Purdue has almost caught Villanova in BPI's latest ratings and rankings. The model, which predicts team strength going forward, is not buying teams like Oklahoma, Arizona State and Kentucky the way the AP voters are.

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Xavier rolls past Creighton (0:29)
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Bluiett has 24, No. 10 Xavier routs No. 25 Creighton 92-70

Trevon Bluiett emerged from his shooting slump with 24 points, Kaiser Gates responded to getting dropped from the starting lineup by scoring 16, and No. 10 Xavier recovered from back-to-back road losses by routing No. 25 Creighton 92-70 on Saturday.

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Xavier's O'Mara gets the follow-up plus the foul (0:23)
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O'Mara battles in the paint for the score and-1 (0:19)
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Nova cruises past Xavier in top 10 battle (1:25)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

FINAL: Villanova 89, Xavier 65. Villanova got 36 points from behind the arc, 18 points off turnovers and 15 fast-break points. In other words, Villanova played like Villanova.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Biggest highlight for Xavier tonight has been Kerem Kanter. He's been an automatic bucket when he gets the ball on the low block. Crafty lefty with his back to the basket.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Villanova turning this into a rout. Fifteen points in the first 4:13 of the second half, now up by 19. Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree providing a spark in the opening few minutes.

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.520th
Rebounds Per Game39.440th
Assists Per Game17.6Tied-18th
Points Allowed73.0205th

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Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record24-26
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances26