How to Watch UConn vs. Xavier Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – Big East Tournament

The No. 1 seed UConn Huskies (28-3, 18-2 Big East) square off in the Big East tournament against the No. 9 seed Xavier Musketeers (16-16, 9-11 Big East) on Thursday at Madison Square Garden, beginning at 12:00 PM ET.

Catch this matchup live by tuning in to Fox Sports 1.

Huskies vs. Musketeers Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: New York City, New York
  • Venue: Madison Square Garden

Huskies Insights

  • UConn sports a top-25 defense this year, ranking 13th-best in college basketball with 64.0 points allowed per game. Offensively, it ranks 26th with 81.1 points scored per contest.
  • With 29.9 rebounds allowed per game, the Huskies are eighth-best in college basketball. They rank 45th in college basketball by averaging 38.6 boards per contest.
  • With 18.0 dimes per game, UConn ranks sixth-best in college basketball in the category.
  • The Huskies are top-25 this season in turnovers, ranking 22nd-best in college basketball with 9.2 turnovers per game. Meanwhile, they rank 268th with 10.4 forced turnovers per contest.
  • UConn ranks 49th in the country with 8.8 threes per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 41st with a 36.6% shooting percentage from downtown.
  • The Huskies are allowing 5.9 three-pointers per game (28th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 31.7% three-point percentage (66th-ranked).
  • This year, UConn has taken 59% two-pointers, accounting for 69.5% of the team’s buckets. It has shot 41% from three-point land (30.5% of the team’s baskets).

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Musketeers Insights

  • On offense Xavier is the 102nd-ranked squad in college basketball (76.3 points per game). Defensively it is 254th (74.2 points conceded per game).
  • In 2023-24, the Musketeers are 45th in the nation in rebounds (38.6 per game) and 234th in rebounds conceded (35.7).
  • At 16.3 assists per game, Xavier is 26th in college basketball.
  • The Musketeers commit 11.3 turnovers per game and force 11.0 per game, ranking 185th and 207th, respectively, in college basketball.
  • Xavier makes 6.8 3-pointers per game and shoots 34.4% from beyond the arc, ranking 234th and 163rd, respectively, in the country.
  • In 2023-24, the Musketeers are 191st in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (7.4 per game) and 153rd in defensive 3-point percentage (33.3%).
  • Xavier takes 31.9% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 68.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.1% of Xavier’s buckets are 3-pointers, and 74.9% are 2-pointers.

Huskies Leaders

  • The leader in scoring, rebounding and assists for the Huskies is Tristen Newton, who puts up 15.0 points, 7.1 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game.
  • Cam Spencer leads the Huskies in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.6 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Spencer and Donovan Clingan lead UConn on the defensive end, with Spencer leading the team in steals averaging 1.5 per game and Clingan in blocks averaging 2.3 per contest.

Musketeers Leaders

  • Quincy Olivari is the top scorer for the Musketeers with 19.5 points per game. He also adds 5.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game to his statistics.
  • Xavier’s leader in rebounds is Abou Ousmane with 6.4 per game, and its leader in assists is Dayvion McKnight with 4.9 per game.
  • Olivari is reliable from three-point range and leads the Musketeers with 3.2 made threes per game.
  • Xavier’s leader in steals is McKnight (1.6 per game), and its leader in blocks is Ousmane (1.2 per game).
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