How to Watch Florida Atlantic vs. Northwestern Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – NCAA Tournament First Round

The No. 8 seed Florida Atlantic Owls (25-8) and the No. 9 seed Northwestern Wildcats (21-11) will meet in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 12:15 PM ET. The matchup airs on CBS.

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Owls vs. Wildcats Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 22, 2024
  • Time: 12:15 PM ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Brooklyn, New York
  • Venue: Barclays Center

Owls Insights

  • Florida Atlantic has been lifted by its offense, as it ranks 16th-best in the nation by putting up 82.5 points per game. It ranks 229th in college basketball in points allowed (73.3 per contest).
  • The Owls are 51st in college basketball with 38.2 boards per game so far this year. Meanwhile, they rank 138th with 33.9 rebounds allowed per contest.
  • Florida Atlantic ranks 67th in the country with 15.0 dimes per game.
  • The Owls are committing 10.8 turnovers per game (131st-ranked in college basketball). They are forcing 11.1 turnovers per contest (190th-ranked).
  • With 8.5 threes per game, Florida Atlantic is 74th in the country. It has a 35.6% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 91st in college basketball.
  • The Owls are 208th in the country with 7.5 three-pointers allowed per game so far this season. Meanwhile, they rank 176th with a 33.6% shooting percentage allowed from downtown.
  • Florida Atlantic has taken 61.2% two-pointers and 38.8% three-pointers this season. Of the team’s buckets, 71.2% are two-pointers and 28.8% are threes.

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Wildcats Insights

  • Northwestern puts up 73.7 points per game and give up 69.0, ranking them 171st in the country offensively and 86th on defense.
  • In 2023-24, the Wildcats are 12th-worst in college basketball in rebounds (31.2 per game) and 92nd in rebounds allowed (33.3).
  • At 15.6 assists per game, Northwestern is 43rd in college basketball.
  • In 2023-24, the Wildcats are fourth-best in college basketball in turnovers committed (8.1 per game) and ranked 109th in turnovers forced (12.0).
  • Northwestern is 89th in the nation in 3-pointers made (8.3 per game) and sixth-best in 3-point percentage (39.4%).
  • In 2023-24, the Wildcats are 123rd in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (6.9 per game) and 321st in defensive 3-point percentage (35.9%).
  • In 2023-24, Northwestern has taken 63.2% percent of its shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36.8% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 68.4% of Northwestern’s baskets have been 2-pointers, and 31.6% have been 3-pointers.

Owls Leaders

  • The Owls leader in points and assists is Johnell Davis, who puts up 18.2 points per game along with 3.0 assists.
  • Florida Atlantic’s best rebounder is Vladislav Goldin, who averages 6.8 boards per game in addition to his 15.6 PPG average.
  • Alijah Martin leads the Owls in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.1 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • The Florida Atlantic steals leader is Martin, who averages 1.7 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Goldin, who compiles 1.6 rejections per contest.

Wildcats Leaders

  • Boo Buie collects 19.2 points and tacks on 5.0 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Wildcats’ leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Brooks Barnhizer is at the top of the Northwestern rebounding leaderboard with 7.4 rebounds per game. He also racks up 14.6 points and tacks on 2.7 assists per game.
  • Buie is reliable from deep and leads the Wildcats with 2.7 made threes per game.
  • Barnhizer (1.8 steals per game) is the steal leader for Northwestern while Matthew Nicholson (1.4 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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