Kennesaw State Owls (26-8, 15-3 ASUN) vs. Xavier Musketeers (25-9, 15-5 Huge East)
Greensboro, North Carolina; Friday, 12:40 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Xavier -12.5; over/below is 154
BOTTOM LINE: The No. 13 Xavier Musketeers sq. off in opposition to the Kennesaw State Owls within the opening spherical of the NCAA Event.
The Musketeers’ document in Huge East play is 15-5, and their document is 10-4 in opposition to non-conference opponents. Xavier averages 19.3 assists per recreation to guide the Huge East, paced by Souley Boum with 4.4.
The Owls’ document in ASUN play is 15-3. Kennesaw State is eighth within the ASUN with 7.6 offensive rebounds per recreation led by Demond Robinson averaging 2.2.
TOP PERFORMERS: Boum is averaging 16.5 factors and 4.4 assists for the Musketeers. Colby Jones is averaging 15.9 factors during the last 10 video games for Xavier.
Chris Youngblood is averaging 14.7 factors for the Owls. Terrell Burden is averaging 15.0 factors during the last 10 video games for Kennesaw State.
LAST 10 GAMES: Musketeers: 6-4, averaging 75.6 factors, 34.5 rebounds, 15.1 assists, 5.3 steals and 1.9 blocks per recreation whereas taking pictures 47.6% from the sphere. Their opponents have averaged 69.4 factors per recreation.
Owls: 8-2, averaging 73.1 factors, 31.5 rebounds, 13.5 assists, 6.1 steals and a couple of.9 blocks per recreation whereas taking pictures 45.8% from the sphere. Their opponents have averaged 68.9 factors.
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