Xavier vs. Arizona live stream, score updates, TV channel, time: NCAA Tournament 2017 Sweet 16. Xavier vs. Arizona live 2017 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 game guide: TV schedule, streaming info, odds, and more. on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 10:09 p.m. ET.
Xavier opened the tournament one week ago by upending No. 6 seed Maryland 76-65, then eliminated No. 3 Florida State 91-66 on Saturday. Arizona started the tournament with a 100-82 victory over No. 15 seed North Dakota one week ago, then defeated No. 7 seed St. Mary’s 69-60.
Xavier is the last double-digit seed standing in the NCAA tourney. After losing point guard Edmond Sumner to a season-ending knee injury in late January and with leading scorer Trevon Bluiett dealing with an ankle injury, the Musketeers suffered a six-game losing streak. Coach Chris Mack had the players burn the February page in their calendars and put the ashes in a jar that accompanies.
the team to practices and games. Since then, Xavier has won five of six, with the loss coming to NCAA tourney team Creighton in the Big East tournament and the wins including one over Sweet 16 team Butler. Bluiett has averaged 22 points per game in the six-game stretch and is coming off a 29-point outing against Florida State.