Norfolk State @ Xavier
Current Records: Norfolk State 5-0; Xavier 4-0
What to Know
The Xavier Musketeers have the luxury of staying home another game and will welcome the Norfolk State Spartans at noon ET Nov. 21 at Cintas Center. The Musketeers are out to keep their three-game home win streak alive.
Xavier didn’t have too much breathing room in their contest with the Ohio State Buckeyes on Thursday, but they still walked away with a 71-65 victory. Xavier got double-digit scores from four players: guard Paul Scruggs (14), forward Jack Nunge (14), guard Nate Johnson (12), and guard Adam Kunkel (10).
Meanwhile, even if it wasn’t a dominant performance, Norfolk State beat the Bowling Green Falcons 90-84 on Friday.
Xavier is now a perfect 4-0 while Norfolk State sits at 5-0. A couple offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Musketeers have only been able to knock down 39.30% percent of their shots, which is the 52nd lowest field goal percentage in college basketball. The Spartans’ offense has more to brag about, as they they rank second in college basketball when it comes to field goal percentage, with 55.20% on the season. We’ll see if their 15.90% advantage translates to a win.
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 12 p.m. ET
- Where: Cintas Center — Cincinnati, Ohio
- TV: Fox Sports 1
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.