Butler vs Xavier Live Stream: Watch Big East Tournament, Team News and TV Info, DePaul vs. Xavier 2017 Big East Tournament: TV schedule, streaming info, odds, and more!, Butler vs Xavier live On March 9th, 2017 7:00 PM EST Venue: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York TV: Fox Sports 1 (US). Live Stream Free Tv Now
The quarterfinal matchup kicks off at 7:00 PM EST on Thursday night in Madison Square Garden, New York. Fox Sports 1 will carry the national telecast with Gus Johnson (play-by-play), Bill Raftery (analyst) and Lisa Byington (reporter) calling the action. The winner will play against No. 6 Creighton or No. 3 Providence in the tournament’s semifinals on Friday night at 9:30 p.m EST. In the two games played between the two teams, Butler has won both, first, an 83-78 victory over the Musketeers in Jan, then an 88-79 in late February.
oe Lunardi’s analysis on the NCAA Tournament is typically golden; the prophetic wisdom on his seed lines can generate terror or provoke cheerfulness. The nation’s leading bracketologist of ESPN had Xavier as a two-seed on December 1, but he justifiably knocked Xavier down nine seeds in the last three months. It doesn’t take a messiah to see how a former goliath has fallen.
Xavier’s season has been steadily spiraling downwards throughout 2017, as nagging injuries to Edmond Sumner, the Musketeers’ uber-athletic star point guard, affected the team more and more. The panic originated from three consecutive disheartening losses to Villanova, After the come-from-behind victory over DePaul in the BIG EAST Tournament’s first round Wednesday night, No. 7 Seed Xavier Musketeers (20-12, 9-9 Big East) are set to take on No. 2 Seed Butler Bulldogs (23-7, 12-6 Big East).